I was excited to read a post by Chris Hutchinson of Trebuchet Group yesterday entitled Overcoming the hurdles to people seeing possibilities. Chris explored what he sees as the stage set behind what identifies powerful possibilities, namely, matching:
- Unmet capacity
- Our desire to help
- Unmet needs and wants
I’d recommend that you jump over there and read it.
Continue reading Finding the possibilities
Gallup Management Journal recently released an article on the connection between employee engagement and health. I can’t say that I’m excited by their title, Disengagement Can Be Really Depressing,because that just implies that disengaged employees are, well, unhappy.
But if you listen to the podcast (free), you’ll see that the connection is much more powerful:
As you may know, I’ve been working toward my next stage of professional coaching credential by going through a program from The Forton Group in the UK. I took the first course in Toronto last September, and the second course in November. It really is a wonderful program for coaches in organizations, or leaders who want to take their coaching skills up about 30 notches.
This week was the third level, Continue reading Shifting the world!
It’s not uncommon for me to be approached by a client who is totally overwhelmed: No time to think, no space to regroup, no energy to look at the big picture. It’s just running on the endless treadmill of disasters, action items, and obligations.
I’ve been there myself, and pledged not to do it again. I don’t want to die from a heart attack.
Continue reading Space: the First Frontier