Group Coaching vs Mastermind Groups

It’s an innocent case of unintentional jargon speak, that I didn’t realize I was doing until last week when someone new to coaching asked what the difference was in a private coaching Facebook group I participate in. What’s the coaching jargon I’m assuming you understand? You know, because you’ve read the title,The difference between group coaching and mastermind groups. I forgot that there was a time when I didn’t know what either of those was, or that there was a … Continue reading

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A place for support and guidance

Have you ever had a decision to make or a problem and wished you had someone to share the situation with and receive some guidance? Yeah, me too. Thankfully, I do have that, I have friends and am in programs that provide helpful and useful thoughts, opinions, help, support, and guidance. Some are more formal relationships and others are more laid back. And there are different things that I bring to different people/groups. It depends on the relationship. One way that … Continue reading

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What’s your measuring stick for “How are you?”

What’s your measuring stick

I was talking with an acquaintance and asked “How are you?” and the response was, “Good I guess. I haven’t made any money this month.” I said “Well, things can be great AND you might not have made money. One doesn’t require the other.” My acquaintance gave me a quizzical look and replied “I guess…” We were interrupted and didn’t end up talking more about it. As I reflected on it later, I realized how easily I could have been on the other end of that … Continue reading

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June Book Reviews (We Are All Weird and Start with Why)

Since my May book review, I read “We Are All Weird: The Myth of Mass and The End of Compliance” by Seth Godin AND “Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action” by Simon Sinek. And my reviews are below. I’d love to know 2 things in the comments: Have you read these books? What did you think? What should I read next month? If it’s already on my to-read list, it’s probably a shoe in. You … Continue reading

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Authenticity and Vulnerability

Brené Brown, Daring Greatly

Have you ever been thinking about something and then suddenly it’s everywhere? I feel it’s a sign you’re on the right track, keep going. It’s about authenticity and vulnerability. It started with reading Brené Brown’s book Daring Greatly. Then, in a Facebook group, someone shared an article about the topic, and Brené Brown’s response. And then a YouTube personality I sometimes watch was very vulnerable in a video and that made me think about authenticity. And finally, this morning in the Momentum Mastermind, … Continue reading

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