4 Steps to Immediately Apply Emotional Intelligence to your Thinking

"It's a mess when strange events smack into the windscreen of a resolutely rational mind." Robin Sloan I recently finished reading Sourdough by Robin Sloan (a delightfully charming modern allegorical tale) and was struck by the quote above. The rigidity with which I used to approach life, love, emotions, and...well...just about everything failed to prepare [...]

How do you like your eggs? 5 reasons to know yourself

Vulnerability is the key to connection and growth, so here comes a random confession: The first self-determined, intentional decision I remember making free of anyone else’s influence was at the spry age of 35 when I decided to go back to grad school and to shift careers from technical writing to coaching, leadership, and organization [...]

Why hire a professional coach?

In the proliferation age of self-actualization where everything you need to know to be your best self is just a click, watch, positive quote, yoga lesson, or creative workshop away, the question seems to be, Why hire a professional coach? My answer is simple: because without someone intently listening to you, asking you challenging questions, [...]