Global Warming of the Human Kind By: Patrick Williams, EdD, MCC The world needs global warming- not the environmental kind, the relational kind! Throughout the news media we hear somber warnings of global warming and its potential effects on the environment. We are also beginning to see a quickening of global warming in the …Read More about Global Warming is Needed…but Not the Kind You Think
Forget IQ – How High is your EQ? There are many articles and books written about Emotional Intelligence (EI/EIQ). The one I most often recommend to my coaching clients is “Primal Leadership” by Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee. This book discusses in detail how leaders “create resonance” in their organizations by driving emotions to create …Read More about 5 Tips for Improving Your Emotional Intelligence
A recent coaching session with a client triggered some thinking about the use of “sarcasm” in conversations. This client wanted to change an ineffective/damaging behavior to become more effective in his communications with people most important to him. He realized that he was in a habit of being sarcastic and had an “aha” moment when …Read More about SARCASM – Funny or NOT?!
“Seemed like a good idea at the time”
“No one can make you a victim without your permission.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“If you are the smartest person on your team, dear leader, you’re all in trouble.”
Today a group coaching session in West African Dance and Percussion delivered a management evidence-based approach in coaching. Storytelling narrative was used to bring group members comprised of disabled adults and their health advocates into an awareness of authentic self. The program called Explorers is supported by the library district of which I am a …Read More about Coaching in Attribute Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle factors
Have you ever tried to go in one direction, but something keeps getting in your way and you do nothing about it? Recently, I was weeding my flower beds when I received a text from a friend. I read her text and responded. It was difficult because I still had my garden gloves on. For …Read More about Texting with Garden Gloves- What holds you back?