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24 May: The Value of Small-Group Coaching from a Participant’s Perspective

If you’re wondering what to expect from an ithrive31® small-group coaching opportunity, watch Beth Strobel’s insights into her own coaching experience. Beth shares the structure of the weekly coaching sessions and her personal takeaways from the experience. Watch the short video and let Beth describe how she benefited from the strategic focus on key coaching concepts and discussions of challenges and…

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24 May: Summer BRITE: 5 Things to Remember When Setting Summer Goals

It’s time to shine. Kick summer off by setting achievable goals that lead to long-term success. Remember, it’s summer, and that brings a different attitude. Your goals should reflect the season and be a springboard into the next. This handy acronym helps you remember valuable concepts as you set your goals, make progress, and achieve milestones throughout the summer. BRITE…

Valentines 2021

10 Feb: Does “love” have a place in business?

Love is in the air this time of year, but here’s a question that may make some people cringe, “Does love have a place in business?” Love is not a word used in a lot of company mission statements. Nor is it spoken frequently in business hallways or corporate boardrooms. It’s really not a word that people are comfortable using…

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28 Dec: Executive Presence. What Is It Anyway?

Executive presence is a term that gets used a lot within organizations, yet it can often be difficult to measure.  Why?  Because it is subjective, filled with bias and depends on the context of the organization and the assessor.  Sometimes described as the “it” factor, this quality is commonly used in succession planning discussions, leadership development programs and career development…

Coaching for Impact

08 May: Coaching: Moving Forward

Over the last four days, in honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, I have shared real situations where coaching has made a big impact.   Coaching can help you: Get Unstuck – Read Kim’s story on feeling stuck and desiring a new challenge Gain Clarity –Read Joe’s story on working through conflict with his boss Reach New Heights —  Read Bill’s…

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07 May: Cindy’s Story: Living Intentionally for Personal Accountability

In honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, every day this week I will be sharing real stories of situations where coaching has made a big impact.   Cindy’s Story:  Cindy is a rockstar professional businesswoman. She is creative, driven and self-motivated. Like most high performers, Cindy does it all and has multiple irons in the fire. Her challenge was staying on top…

Reach New Heights

06 May: Bill’s Story: Stretched in a New Assignment

In honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, every day this week I will be sharing real stories of situations where coaching has made a big impact.    Bill’s Story:  Bill was an outstanding performer and was recently promoted to a mid-level management position. The company had total confidence in Bill and he was excited for the opportunity.  In this role, he…

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05 May: Joe’s Story: Coaching through Conflict at Work

In honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, every day this week I will be sharing real stories of situations where coaching has made a big impact.  Joe’s Story Joe was a Sales Director at a technology company and was struggling with his boss.  Joe and his boss had very similar personality styles and were both highly competitive individuals.  This was causing…

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04 May: Kim’s Story: Feeling Stuck

In honor of INTERNATIONAL COACHING WEEK, every day this week I will be sharing real stories of situations where coaching has made a big impact.   Kim’s Story  Kim was a successful leader in a growth-oriented company.  She had been in her role for several years, and had been promoted and gained more responsibility over time. Even though she had…