What Does A “Balanced” Life Mean?

What Does A “Balanced” Life Mean?

As a professional coach, I am often asked what being “in balance” is and how to know when we’re there.  It’s not surprising that most people think all of life goes into either a “life” category or a “work” category and therefore, having balance must mean that we’re spending our days engaging in 50% work and 50% life.

Creating Conversations About Race: How to Get Started

Many companies have equal hiring practices, treat employees fairly and have policies and practices that reflect inclusive environments. Companies have worked hard to create cultures of equality, haven’t discriminated in hiring practices, have a few black employees and...

Wise Communication = Significant Change

As a communication scholar, I recognize that significant change can happen through the way we talk with one another. We are in a time of vocal and visible attention that calls for action to honestly address racial inequality. Whether you own a small business or lead a...

Stop Saying “I’m Sorry”

After 10+ years of executive coaching, I’ve watched and listened to clients use “I’m Sorry” as a poor substitute for bridging uncomfortable gaps when they’ve communicated poorly. Professional coaching impacts all areas of clients’ lives. For...

The importance of speaking wisely at work

Improve your life, relationships or career through speaking wisely As a professional and personal development coach, I am often hired by an organization to help a high potential employee reach a level where they can be promoted. More often than not, what is currently...

Learning to Speak Wisely – An Overview

Have you listened to someone talking and thought “I wish I could speak as effectively as they do?” If so, you’re not alone. Speaking wisely has numerous benefits. For instance: It enables you to present the best version of yourself during interviews and promotion...