The will to prepare is more crucial than the will to winJune 1, 2018
Many years ago, when I was a high school basketball coach, I taught at a summer camp where legendary...0
Lessons from my coaching journey: the mindful practice of storytellingMay 14, 2018
As I mentioned in each of the past two entries, I am working with a client in New York...
How I would have coached Mrs ClintonDecember 1, 2017
In the previous post, I wrote that I would begin to sketch out some examples of the type of...
Why reflection is vital to learning and growthJuly 17, 2015
Throughout my life, I have heard the age-old saying that “experience is the best teacher”. Through my coaching of...
Learning, struggling, building character, and expanding our mindsOctober 17, 2014
This week, some brief—and a bit more personal—reflections on the value of our mental challenges and struggles, and how...
Learning a new language: why we should bother!September 25, 2014
I find myself beginning this week’s post with the same reference as last week’s, to Simon Kuper’s piece about...
Steve Jobs and the lessons of his early life experienceMay 15, 2014
In my coaching and teaching, I often speak of the general public’s misconception that people who emerge as world...
The pope’s remarkable stories of inclusion continue, as he takes the church to the streetsJanuary 10, 2014
One of the themes of my coaching of leaders and in my seminars for the past 15 years...
A reflection on what I stand for in my coaching and consultingJuly 19, 2013
This week, I have journeyed to Boston to work on a number of projects. In fact, for much of...
Thoughts on Nelson MandelaJuly 5, 2013
Some reports out of South Africa in recent weeks have called Nelson Mandela’s condition “critical”. The thought that we...