When I coach clients, I love to speak metaphorically and use experiences I have gone through as analogies to explain concepts. It was no surprise to me when while out on a walk one day with Willow (my canine family member), I started to wonder, “If I had a theme song, what would it be?… Read More
EGO TAMING P3: What is the truth?
If you haven’t been following along and read the past posts on this subject, I do urge you to do so now before continuing. Here are the links: EGO TAMING P1: How it all startedEGO TAMING P2: The Three-Pound Miracle As you have read in the past posts there are some fundamental flaws in a… Read More
EGO TAMING P2: The Three Pound Miracle
In part one, I wrote about what it was like with a primitive brain and its essential function. If you had not read it yet, you could access it HERE. In this post, I want to jump forward about a few thousand years, maybe a million, to where we are today. Here is a chart… Read More
EGO TAMING P1: How it all started
When I think about taming, the image that comes up is with my daughters trying to tame their hair in the morning. Always trying to get it just right, and the hair was just not cooperating. With a bit of understanding of what was going on, they were able to change things in their approach… Read More
Lost? Maybe asking a better question might be helpful.
IF YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO ASK THE RIGHT QUESTION, YOU DISCOVER NOTHING W Edwards Deming I have noticed with clients in the early stages of the coaching conversation that they are primarily focused on understanding “why” things are the way they are. Questions like:Why am I always depressed?Why can’t I stop this?Why am… Read More