More Cowbell in the Coaching Process

How is the coaching process like rocking the cowbell? You’ve all seen the “More Cowbell” Saturday Night Live skit with Christopher Walken and Will Ferrell, right?  Yes?  Great!  No?  Then take a moment to watch. This is great. More Cowbell This past...

Hiding Out

“Ah, I see. You were hidden all that time.” Barbara smiled across the dinner table at me knowingly. Wtf? No, no, no. I had just described my ‘successful corporate years’ starting inside a Fortune 25 company at just 21 years old, and continuing...
Choosing a planner

Choosing a planner

You can lead a horse to a planner… But you can’t make them write down the date of their midterm.  If there’s one question I hear more than all others in my coaching practice, it’s this:  WHYYY doesn’t my child use a planner effectively?...
How’s your calendar doing?

How’s your calendar doing?

We’re almost at the back-to-school part of the year!  It doesn’t seem possible – this year has flown by for me, personally.  But, I couldn’t deny it any longer when I saw that my local office supply store had an enormous stock of academic year...
Powerful questions change everything

Powerful questions change everything

What can powerful questions accomplish? One of the most wonderful things about my fabulous training program is that I’ve had a lot of opportunities to be coached, by very talented and insightful people. There are a lot of things about the coaching relationship...
Beyond IQ Executive Functions Presentation

Beyond IQ Executive Functions Presentation

This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to speak at the Beyond IQ 2013 conference.  It was full of brilliant and enthusiastic kids, parents, and professionals, and I am incredibly excited to see what next year’s conference will bring. I’m including the...