Goodnesss Gone on a Tangent

Written by Ruth Marlene Friesen

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I like to think of myself as compassionate and discrete, but I have to admit I have gone overboard and been downright gushy, and sometimes given disproportionate attention forrepparttar wrong things. Or, I've been wrongly discrete by becoming secretive and timid and not even saying a few appropriate words. So I have to agree that this principle holds water.

But now is it really possible to look at someone who is exhibiting a wrong behaviour and thinking, "I know that person has a seed for [your example], so I will recognize and respond to that, and hope to bring him back on track." Assuming, of course, that as we dwell on their positive trait, it will be nurtured and grow stronger, and thus change that person.

Wouldn't that be first class intentional friendship?! Are you willing to experiment with this? Let me know your results. We may have material for a good book.

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You May Need A Coach To Get You Where You Want To Be

Written by Allan Katz

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Coaches expect to serve as a resource, confidante and mentor, but don't want clients to let themselves get intorepparttar position of needing coaching as a dependence thing or a fix. You arerepparttar 102054 one who will findrepparttar 102055 answers. Coaches just try to provide a clearer map than you may have had inrepparttar 102056 past.

Is coaching consulting? No,coaching is more about helpingrepparttar 102057 client to learn to make good choices than about giving advice. Coaches help you discover and considerrepparttar 102058 various alternations, but you are always inrepparttar 102059 driver's seat withrepparttar 102060 decisions. In coachingrepparttar 102061 client is always inrepparttar 102062 drivers seat Coaches coach, you dorepparttar 102063 laps!

How long would I need to have a coach? Until you think you have achieved what you set out to achieve. The time frame can vary from a few months to several years as long as you feel you are getting value fromrepparttar 102064 relationship. Although we will make some firm agreements and commitments atrepparttar 102065 start ofrepparttar 102066 coaching relationship, you are free to stop coaching at any time if it is not working for you.

Leading executives, professionals and entrepreneurs are quickly discoveringrepparttar 102067 personal and professional benefits that coaching provides.

For more information on coaching and to explore a FREE Hour of Coaching, go to

Allan Katz is Editor of the web site and To Be Coached Newsletter. He is a 21 year veteran retail loyalty marketing coach and the author of the book, "The Complete Guide to Retail Loyalty Marketing."

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