Stepping Outside the Norm and Following Your Own Path

The coaching world lost one of its most esteemed pioneers on April 28th. Sir John Whitmore blazed new trails in the business coaching arena, in addition to being an author and a racecar driver! Much has been written about his passing in the last couple of weeks....

Creating the Career Path That Feeds Your Soul

Last week, I wrote about Emilie Wapnick’s recent TEDxBend talk about multipotentialites. From the number of emails I’ve received thanking me for that article and sharing the video, it seems that Emilie has given a name to what many people are experiencing, perhaps...

Are You a “Multipotentialite?”

Some people recognize from early in their lives who they want to be and what they want to do. They are clear about their career path, they are focused and driven, and they become specialists in one thing. However, these days I meet a lot of people, particularly...

Finding Your Core Message

If you could share one, simple, clear, fundamental message with the world, what would it be? What one, simple sentence would say it all? Better still, just one word. Simplifying, stripping down, and clarifying the essence of who I am and why I’m here has been a...

Find Your Thread and Don’t Let Go

The Way It Is There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold it you can’t get lost. Tragedies...

LIFE: Learning In Full-On Experience

Several weeks ago, Ken Burns’ The Roosevelts, a new seven-part documentary on the extraordinary lives, accomplishments, and challenges of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt made its premier on Public Television in the U.S. The series offered an in-depth look...