There are some years where I sit down on January 1st, notebook and pen in hand, and spend a good couple of hours reflecting on my previous rotation around the sun. I note the highlights and disappointments, acknowledge my successes and shortcomings, and use all of it to inform my vision for the coming year. … More Year 2: 2017 In Review
I just unearthed a Trello board (a to-do list of sorts) that I wrote about a year and a half ago, with all sorts of goals for my business (specifically, for the last half of 2016 and all of 2017). While I accomplished a couple of those goals, I didn’t achieve the vast majority. My … More On unmet goals, and being human.
I’m writing this in a particularly vulnerable moment, which is actually the space in which I hope to write from, in general. Things feel hard today. There is personal stuff, and work stuff, and how-I-see-myself stuff, and of course, the ongoing stuff of the world. It’s a lot. It’s often (always?) a lot, but today … More In defense of small dreams.
I had a fairly startling realization last week, and no matter how hard I try, I can’t un-realize it. I’m a shitty boss to myself. As the newly minted owner / founder / doer of all of the things of a small business, for the first time in my life, I don’t report to anyone … More Why I’m a shitty boss to myself, and what I’m going to do about it.
The short version: If you’re a white person who’s angry / confused / feeling helpless about the violence directed at black and brown people, and you want to become a better ally and advocate, I want to coach you. Message me for more info. The long version: Like many of you, I’ve been floored by … More White folks: let’s talk.
“So, why coaching?” my friend asked between mouthfuls of carne asada. “What do you mean?” I inquired, gulping down water between bites of my taco. “Why would someone hire a coach, instead of going to therapy, or just talking to their family or friends about their problems?” “That’s a good question.” I paused, set down … More What’s the Value of Coaching?