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Tag: professional coaching

  • Build a reputation around the type of work you want to do

    Build a reputation around the type of work you want to do

    When you aren’t doing the work you want to be doing, things are going to go one of two ways: Either way, it’s untenable and there is a better choice.

  • Assumptions are decisions, too

    Assumptions are decisions, too

    I’ve got a big change coming with my work. For the first time ever in my life, I’m going to be working on a part-time basis, at least for the next 6 – 12 months. Maybe longer. I’m extremely grateful for this option and am also a bit scared about the change. I will write […]

  • Initiator or sustainer

    Initiator or sustainer

    Initiators like to create brand new things. They aren’t afraid of staring at a blank page in front of them. They like designing and building the ship. Sustainers like to operate things. They enjoy running a process and aren’t afraid to improve something someone else made. They like to steer and run the ship. Which […]

  • What was the cost of that choice?

    What was the cost of that choice?

    I’m lucky to have regular coaching sessions (you should too if you can) and in today’s coaching session, as we were talking about my journey to this point and specific choices I’ve made to change (jobs, teams, companies, countries), my coach asked me “what was the cost of that choice”? When we make the choice […]

  • Questions to prepare for starting a professional coaching partnership

    Questions to prepare for starting a professional coaching partnership

    Here are some questions (and my answers) for preparing to start working with a professional coach. These questions would come in handy after making the choice to work with a specific person (see a list of questions on how to make that choice).

  • Time to get a coach

    Time to get a coach

    As noted in my amplify and reduce goals for the month, one of my habits that I want to amplify is getting feedback, and to do that this month I’m working on getting a coach.