New Year’s Resolutions?

A little over one twelfth of the year is over. I  reflect, as a life, career and leadership coach, on New Year’s resolutions, why we often don’t keep them, and what we can do to change that pattern. Collins defines a New Year’s resolution as the making “of a...

I am powerful

This is the true joy in life, being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one: being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. ~George...

Time to let go

” Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. ” We tend not to like endings. Beginnings are so much more attractive, yet, whenever we begin something new something in our lives is also ending. William Bridges, expert on change and...

Finding Direction …

I think we have all known what it is to feel lost; to come to a place where there are no roads. As disorienting as that can be, the potential for growth is enormous. We can no longer find old solutions to familiar problems or bask in the status quo. Something needs to...

Something significant in your life is changing …

Sometime we choose change: graduate from university; gap year in Europe; marriage; accept a new job with a better salary package; change careers; choose to take a retirement package ….. Sometimes, change is thrust upon us:  a partner leaves; a mysterious...