Action is KEY

I wanted to share a powerful quote that resonated with me this week. So many great minds think alike and so many simple truths echo the same fundamental ideas . This reminded me of Tony Robbins work which emphasizes a shift in physical state and focus AND my Hendricks work which also puts a priority on 3 key shift moves: breathe, move, love. It is ALL about action.

“It is easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking, than it is to think yourself into a new way of acting.”

― A.J. Jacobs

Zappos understands the ROI of hiring an onsite coach for their team!

This is an excellent testimony that validates the need for COACHING in the workplace. Take it from one of the top 10 “best places to work” in the US…..

http://www.zapposinsights.com/coaching

12 Reasons Why Executives Choose to Work with Executive Coaches

(taken from  http://exec.actioncoach.com) Here are twelve reasons executives chose to work with an executive coach and how executive coaching benefits the various facets of their work and lives. 1. Executive Coaching is for individuals with an … [Continue reading]

Couples Discovery Circle is open..

COUPLES DISCOVERY CIRCLE - come see what it is all about and join us! next meeting is Tuesday July 17 8:30 - 10pm Most relationship problems can be resolved with five questions: What am I not facing? What truths have I not spoken? What have I been … [Continue reading]

Inward and upward…

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I have gotten lazy.  Or - maybe I've gotten honest.  I've decided that either is OK.  I haven't been as focused and disciplined with my intentional appreciations and I"m wondering how the heck Julie Powell created some 564 highly complicatedcooking … [Continue reading]

I never knew…

how valuable out-loud, direct, focused and detailed appreciations could mean to another person....My sister and I dropped off our daughters to camp on Sunday and towards the end of a nice hike in the woods afterwards, I got to spend focused, … [Continue reading]

Appreciation Mission TAKE OFF

June 30 I promise a lot of things to a lot of people but not always to myself.  During the month of July, I hope to set into my "habit memory" the act of intentional appreciation.  Research proves that healthy relationships have a 5:1 ratio of … [Continue reading]

“Q.T with the Fam-i-ly”

As I speak with parents and lead workshops on "Encouragement", I am increasingly fascinated by creative ways other parents engage their kids in sharing or spending quality time together.  As we launch into summer and will all be with our kids or … [Continue reading]

In The News

Check out Sydney"s STEP (Systematic Technique for Effective Parenting) Course in the news! … [Continue reading]