Monthly Archives: August 2013

What Professional Coaching IS NOT…

There seems to be a lot of misconception, even among “coaches,” about what coaching is. A lot of people are using the term coach for a different role; while I agree there can be some overlap, the primary focus and … Continue reading

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Dealing With Distractions

Last week I talked about the difference between details and distractions (http://wp.me/p3NHIa-h). This week, we’ll look at how to keep distractions under control and how to keep the unending list of web resources from sucking you into a time-wasting abyss. … Continue reading

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Details vs. Distractions

Life is busy! We are inundated with interruptions (count how many times your cellphone chirps while you read this to tell you about a new text, email, or Facebook update…) Our attention is a valuable commodity, and everyone from magazines … Continue reading

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“Hearty in Your Approbation…”

In the landmark leadership book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie talks about the importance of “approbation.” This term is not widely used today, but it means to approve of or compliment someone in earnest. People crave … Continue reading

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Charlene Parlett, AAM

Executive and Business Coaching Certified Confidence Coach Certified Organizational Growth Coach

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