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What I learned this week

Coaching is not just about what my coaching clients learn from me. It’s also about what I learn from my coaching clients! And no matter how many times I re-discover a useful lesson, I love getting reminded again and again. Don’t you? After tragedy, embrace change. Be open. Keep digging deeper into yourself. Begin again […]

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From a coaching alum

I love my coaching clients! They’re successful, and smart, and funny. Ambitious, and big-hearted. I know it’s a good thing when they finish with coaching, with renewed vigor and power, but I miss them all the same. So it’s nice hearing from “alums.” Here’s a note I recently received: I think often about our conversations […]

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Clarity, lemonade, and rare jewels

Still spring cleaning! Rooting around in a pile of papers, I found this lovely article written by Melanie Spencer back when she was with the Austin American-Statesman, in September 2007. Reminds me that we’re coming up the tenth anniversary of Clarity: How to Accomplish What Matters Most. (And I still love the Upper Crust’s lemonade […]

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Want clarity? Two-for-one book sale

I’m still spring-cleaning, and I’d really love to reduce my inventory of books! So when you buy one copy of CLARITY: How to Accomplish What Matters Most, I’ll send you a second copy for free. And no extra mailing cost, either. Learn more about my CLARITY book “A practical, creative guide for living every day […]

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Take time to focus

Blast from the past! Here’s a fun conversation I had with professional organizer extraordinaire Lorie Marrero several years ago, about an issue that never gets old: how to be more focused. We talked about how the world conspires to keep us scattered, on high-alert for the boss’ next email, and about how we can keep […]

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Feeling anxious? Try curiosity.

The cat gave curiosity a bad rap. There’s nothing fatal about curiosity. In fact, it’s a great way to feel calmer and more alive. I began thinking about curiosity when I recently read an article about public speaking. One of the top tips was: be curious about your audience. And it reminded me that, back […]

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Ask-the-coach: Am I over-planning my life?

A reader writes: “I’m having a hard time balancing the spiritual wisdom of letting go of expectations and letting my life unfold one day at a time with the practical idea that I need to strategize, plan and prioritize so that I can accomplish my goals and create the life I want. How do I […]

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The only 3 questions you need

It’s still January, and I’m still thinking about the new year, new goals, new intentions. How do we organize our hopes and dreams into an achievable form? When I was teaching at UT-Austin, I usually distributed a mid-semester course evaluation, which I stole from a professor of mine, who borrowed it from her brother, also […]

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