Trigger Warnings

Warning: This blog post contains ideas and covers topics that some people may find distressing. Worse still, that’s kind of the point…

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Why Not Enjoy Life?

This week’s blog is ​a fairly recent posting from another emerging voice, Brooke Bishop.  Warning – contains adult language.
If permission is what you need, then you can have it Just now I hopped into the shower and thoroughly enjoyed the overwhelming feeling….

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Intuitive Inspiration

Excerpted with permission from The He’Art of Thriving: Musings on the Human Experience by Kimberley Hare. Einstein, who was a pretty smart bloke, once said: “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. But we have created a society that honours the servant, and has forgotten the gift.”

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The Pacts of Life

This week’s blog is from Supercoach Academy graduate Clare Dimond | Seduce, persuade, condition, influence, convert, win over, entice, brainwash, force, intimidate, bully, goad, incite, indoctrinate, encourage, disappoint, motivate, tempt, enrage…

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The Silence Beyond Thought

This week’s blog is excerpted with permission from One Thought Changes Everything by Mara Gleason, ©2017.
When I was 20 years old and a junior in college, I decided to do a semester abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It was 2003, and Argentina was emerging from a horrible economic crash and a period of great instability. My parents urged me to pick another place to study abroad…

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Bending Time

There’s an old joke about a very clever man somehow manages to get himself up to heaven on a day pass and sits down to have a conversation with God. He asks “God, can you explain how eternity looks to you?”….

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What Can’t You Create?

Think of something you have thus far failed to achieve or create in your world…
Now answer this question: Is it because you couldn’t, you didn’t really want to, or both? This question speaks to the two primary components…

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Are You Motivated?

Years ago, I was being interviewed for a marketing website for a series that the marketing guy was doing was on networking. The question he asked was…

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What’s On Your Eyeballs?

When I used to write what was then called “The DCT” (Daily Coaching Tip), I noticed an interesting phenomenon. As I would go through my day, I would experience things as inspirations…

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The Science of Life and the Art of Living

One of the phrases I’ve used for years in promoting Supercoach Academy is “the art and science of transformative coaching”. While I haven’t particularly thought about what I meant by that phrase for a while, this past week I had the chance to reflect on it afresh. Here’s what I saw…

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The Path of Effortless Change

A number of years ago, I was approached by a TV producer asking me if I would consider doing a show on eating disorders. When I asked her how she found me, she said that I had helped a friend…

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The Aristotelian Goldilocks Principle

In his books on Nicomachean ethics, the Greek philosopher Aristotle pointed out that “a virtue is the mean between two vices”.  While we tend to think of virtue and vice in terms of “good” and “bad”, but in Aristotle’s time the term “virtue” was more closely related…

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Slamming your Hand in the Car Door of Life

I was chatting with a colleague this week and she mentioned that when she sits down with a client, one of the questions she sometimes asks them is whether or not they think they would feel better if their circumstances were different. Try this on for yourself. Think of something in your life….

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No Pressure

But what if pressure really isn’t essential for high performance? Taking it even further, what if it’s actually counter-productive, as it takes our attention out of the moment and onto ourselves?

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The Number One Enemy of Learning and Success

When I first began coaching in the early 1990’s, I nicknamed human beings as “learning monsters”, because of what seemed to me to be an innate and ferocious desire to learn that begins almost immediately after birth. First, we discover our voice

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The Momentum Formula

A couple of years ago, I was thumbing through a copy of Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership and randomly opened the book to a page that contained this “theorem” which explained why “…momentum [in business] is not a random lightning strike….

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