A good part of my coaching practice is focused on coaching people in high-stakes professions. But what exactly is a high-stakes profession? To me, it’s a field of work that places an inordinate amount of stress on the professional because of what is at risk for both them and their own clients or consumers if they … Continue reading What are High-Stakes Professions?
ICF (the International Coach Federation) defines coaching as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” Most of us in the modern, developed world have a buffet of life paths from which to choose. Figuring out which one will best suit us, satisfy our … Continue reading Life Coaching: What is it?
Professional life coaching is still something that’s relatively new. A lot of people these days have heard of it, but don’t really know what it is. And since the coaching session is unique to the client, it can be hard to explain in your typical “elevator pitch”. Because of that, I’m going to do a little … Continue reading Life Coaching: The Benefits
Craziness! TWO conferences that I like to attend regularly are happening at the same time this week…and I’m not going to be at either one! What can I say, but it’s important to stay in tune with your current priorities, which fluctuate all the time, but should always be calibrated to your values. My primary … Continue reading Priorities
Becoming a life coach includes getting coached yourself. A lot. When I talk about things like extracting your core values, I have a sense of what you’ll experience because I did it too. Even after deciding I wanted to be a life coach, I didn’t instantly know how that was going to work, or what … Continue reading What is #Joyist?