life coaching

Facing a difficult conversation? Why a script can save your life.

Have you ever dreaded a difficult conversation? Most of us have, and most of us know what it's like to toss and turn and lose sleep the night before the big talk. We think that by playing out scenarios in our head, by finding facts to bolster an argument, by mustering up the courage to… Continue reading Facing a difficult conversation? Why a script can save your life.

goal setting

Spring cleaning your goals.

On this morning’s drive to the airport, I noticed the surest sign that spring has arrived – patches of green grass growing along the interstate. Always a list-maker, I was reminded that I need to get started on my long list of spring cleaning chores. But have you ever considered that among the things in… Continue reading Spring cleaning your goals.

Work/lfe balance

Will having a baby ruin my career?

Recently a young professional woman I follow on Instagram posted a photo of herself with her baby bump showing. Her comment really hit home with me: "Pregnancy has been a learning curve for me on so many levels, especially as a woman in a competitive, fast paced, corporate consulting environment where very few of my… Continue reading Will having a baby ruin my career?

life coaching

What’s a mentor? What’s a life coach? Is there a difference?

If you’ve been confused by the terms mentor and life coach, you’re not alone! Three frequently asked questions are "What is a life coach?" "What is a mentor?" and "Is there a difference?" The terms mentor and life coach are sometimes used interchangeably and – to my way of thinking – can suggest the same… Continue reading What’s a mentor? What’s a life coach? Is there a difference?