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What is Coaching?

April 18, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



What is coaching? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines ‘life coaching’ as an advisor who helps people make decisions, set and reach goals, or deal with problems. But coaching is so much more than that to people who have experienced it. For many it’s a life changing experience that dramatically improves their outlook on work and life while improving their leadership skills. It helps people tap into unknown potential unlocking sources of creativity and productiveness. ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential even in the face of growing ...

The Greatness Within

January 23, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



The greatness within and which we see in others is the divine that moves through all beings. It is the sweetness of a puppy dog and the gentle nature of a grandfather. It's the powerful force of love that mothers drape over their beloved and the innocent joyous laughter of a child. This divine being that moves through it all is all there is and all you really are.

Leadership in The Army

December 15, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



The Army has a manual on Leadership called Leadership, Field Manual 22-100. The subtitle and foundation of its doctrine is “Be, Know, Do” in that order. Contrary to popular stereotypes about the military, the art of empowering and encouraging leadership is rampant in the military and I would argue is the single most important contributor to the success of the U.S. military over the last 150 years. Foundational to the phrase: “Be, Know, Do” is the concept that Leadership starts with Being. Even if you know and do the job better ...

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December 10, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



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December 06, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



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This is an awesome exercise! “From http://t.co/P3F…

December 05, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



This is an awesome exercise! "From Oprah.com: Tony Robbins' Emotional Flood Exercise" oprah.com/oprahs-lifecla…

Relationships are here for… http://t.co/4uIZGJEs

December 05, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



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Leadership… From the Army’s Perspective

November 20, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



The Army has a manual on Leadership called Leadership, Field Manual 22-100. The subtitle and foundation of its doctrine is “Be, Know, Do” in that order. Contrary to popular stereotypes, the art of empowering and encouraging leadership is the norm in the military and I would argue is the single most important contributor to the success of the U.S. military over the last 150 years. Foundational to the phrase: “Be, Know, Do” is the concept that Leadership starts with Being. Even if you know and do the job better than anyone else, you won’t ...

Olympic Swimmer Turns Near Tragedy Into Triumph

July 28, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



The Olympics are here! And to me, the Olympics are all about the celebration of the possibility and potential of humanity.  The sports are great, but it's the stories of human connection, perseverance, discipline, underdogs and gut-wrenching defeat, that captivates us, that inspires us, that humbles and warms our hearts. The story that has stuck out in my mind so far is about 28 year old American Cullen Jones, who at age 5 nearly drowned in a Pennsylvania water park and is now one of the fastest swimmers in the world.  After the near drowning, in which he had to be revived ...

Great Passage from Drive by Daniel Pink

May 25, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



On page 145 of best selling book, Drive, author Daniel Pink shares some insight that speaks directly to my heart and soul. This is fundamental evolution that this generation gets to be a part of in business and in the world. "Bringing our businesses in sync with these truths won't be easy. Unlearning old ideas is difficult, undoing old habits even harder. And I'd be less sanguine about the prospects of closing the motivation gap anytime soon, if it weren't for this: The science confirms what we already know in our hearts." "We know that human beings are not merely smaller, slower, ...

Heart Attack

April 27, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



The thing that a great Life Coach does best is support you in standing in your heart, in your purpose, in your deep down, soul-full commitments. When you stand in there, you are more powerful, more successful, more joyful, more happy and create abundance everywhere.    

The Happy 100

April 09, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



We are always looking for definition of happiness. Looks like the answer is love. See what these people have to say about happiness. Soul Pancake interviews a person from each decade in age to find out the secret to being happy.

YES!!! Compliment Someone, Anyone!

April 03, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



Well, I call this acknowledgement.  I love this video!  If you could give ME one gift this year, it would be to watch this video and go acknowledge one person, any person. A stranger, a friend, a parent, a child, a brother, a sister, boss, a co worker, a cousin, a neighbor, a grandparent. Go Spread some love. It means the world to people. For Extra Credit: Practice acknowledging people for who they ARE, not what they DO. For example, "Mom: I want to acknowledge you for being so kind, tender and loving. You're unconditional love and example of non-judgment has made me the ...

Randy Pausch, Author of Last Lecture…

March 31, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



I love this short clip from Randy Pausch.  Knowing he has months to live, suffering from Pancreatic Cancer, he chooses to live his last days filled with joy, serving others and enjoying and loving his family. What Oprah Learned from Randy Pausch's Last Lecture In October 2007, professor Randy Pausch, a devoted husband and father who was fighting pancreatic cancer, shared his famous last lecture on The Oprah Show. Look back at his inspiring talk and find out what Randy taught Oprah about facing mortality and living every moment like it's your last.

Scooters and Life Coaches

February 28, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



On an unseasonably warm day in February, I went out for a short scooter ride around my neighborhood. Yeah, i said scooter! Don't judge me, it's actually really cool.  Avocado green, all metal, 60's looking, manual transmission 150cc Vespa.  Think Volkswagen Party Bus meets scooter.  Ok, fine, I may be a dork, but my wife and I have a blast riding it, thinking we are hippies in Italy, and that's all that matters. As I was riding home from the grocery store, swordfish steak in tow for the grill, I noticed a huge tower in our neighborhood that I had never ...

The Best of Man, at Funerals…

December 14, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



What are the qualities of a 21st Century Man? What are the qualities of a man, in their highest and greatest? Who do women need men to be, for them to be connected and fulfilled in relationship? What does connection really look like in marriage and how can men be responsible for generating it?   These are a few of the questions that strike me as critical in fulfilling on my intention for men to be their best and most fulfilled.   A few weeks ago, my wife lost her beloved grandfather, a true patriarch, a kind hearted, gentle provider.  The love for this man was evidenced ...

StL Coaching Featured in St Louis Post Dispatch and Yahoo News!

November 30, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



Saint Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) November 08, 2011 Rodney Mueller doesn't spend a lot of time yelling these days, but he's changing lives as much as he ever was. In September, Mueller re-launched the website for his STL Coaching business, highlighting his renewed commitment to helping his clients create a structure and discipline to succeed. The new website is packed with information for clients seeking help with their careers, their weight, their relationships, and their work/life balance. Mueller's military experience taught him that hard work leads to success, and in his 13 year career with the Army reserves, he's seen a lot of ...

Getting ‘unstuck’: Does your life need a coach?

November 30, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



This is a great article featured on cnn.com by A. Pawlowski "Where do you see yourself in five or 10 years?" It's one of those questions many job-seekers dread during an interview, but it can be daunting to answer on a personal level as well. Amid all your responsibilities, activities and projects, it's sometimes hard to see the big picture and easy to become overwhelmed or feel like you're lacking direction. That's where a life coach can come in. "If you are frustrated with an aspect of your life, not sure how to stop making the ...

Leaves, Miracles and Marriage

November 16, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



I was out for a 3-mile jog the other day in a park near my house.  It was a mild fall evening and once I got out to run, I realized I really didn’t feel like running.  I started and stopped then started again and finally kept on running. I took a route that I don’t normally take because I wanted to do something different. As I was trotting along, looking down and straight ahead at the path in front of me, a miracle happened to me.  At the precise up swing of my arm and hand, a leaf, falling from ...

Check out this great article on Life Coaching

November 10, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   0 Comment»



Put Me in, Coach More and more players in the game of life are getting advice from the sidelines. by Sarah Achenbach When Pat was laid off from her editing job last summer, she knew she needed guidance in planning her next step, but the traditional avenues of assistance didn’t interest her. “I’d already read plenty of books and attended seminars,” explains Pat*, a 43-year-old Falls Church, Va., woman. “I felt I knew what I wanted and I knew how to get there. I was just being lazy and had too many excuses.” So she turned to a life coach. Pat’s not alone. ...