Showing posts from April, 2019

How to Start Using Personal Coaches

During a conversation the other day, I was asked what I do for a living. Well besides being in the military I told the individual that I’m also a personal development coach/consultant. The chuckle and laughter that ensued after really drew my attention, so I asked, frankly of course…What? The individual then turned to me and said; “your like one of those people that call themselves a “life coach” huh? And in my response I replied no…personal development I get it, really I do. The community of people in the field of self-help, and with coaching is on the rise, who knows what or where the profession is going, however there is a significant difference between the two coaching “niches” and communities. Life coach: a person who counsels and encourages clients on matters having to do with careers or personal challenges

You see as a life coach, there is something that sticks out when you say it, LIFE. This is where the main difference comes into play. You would request a life coach if you wan…

Why Active Listening is Worse than Not Getting a Rose

The skill that everyone has, but never uses right? Did you hear me? It’s a skill that everyone has but never really uses or rarely uses because there thought is way more important than your right now at this very moment.

This very important skill can help in preventing misunderstanding and lack of communication, and even eliminate what many can’t ever seem to avoid, the arguments, because one missed what the other has said.

This very simple skill can be both acquired and developed over time and with intentionality, however it can be very difficult to master.

Remember back when you were a child and your parent, guardian, coach would tell you something, and even though you may have showed a sign that the message was understood, it would quickly slip your mind, and you would have to go back to the said person and have to ask again, only to get the, “didn’t you hear me” response. You would then turn and be upset and possibly say in a sarcastic manner, “yes I heard you” only to turn around…