Fierce Conversations

Fierce Conversations

Fierce Conversations Fierce Conversations: Achieving Success at work & in Life, One Conversation at a TimeSusan Scott (Fierce, Inc.)Berkley Books, 2002 Fierce Conversations is one of a small handful of books that I consistently recommend to my clients. This book...
How To Free Yourself From Your Golden Handcuffs

How To Free Yourself From Your Golden Handcuffs

How To Free Yourself From Your Golden Handcuffs   If you want to free yourself from your golden handcuffs—how do you do it? (If you are uncertain whether or not to free yourself, see this post). In my experience, one of four obstacles block people who are ready...
How To Free Yourself From Your Golden Handcuffs

Should You Free Yourself From Your Golden Handcuffs?

Should You Free Yourself From Your Golden Handcuffs? Golden handcuffs are the 21st century equivalent of a pact with the devil or Faustian Bargain. Such pacts are common in Christian (and likely other) folklore: a person sells their soul to the devil and into eternal...
When Does Coaching End?

When Does Coaching End?

When Does Coaching End? When does coaching end? It depends. Generally, it ends when the client chooses to end it. On rare occasions, when the client becomes uncoachable or stops doing the work, I will end the relationship. Most clients get what they need from coaching...
Responsibility Rebellion

Responsibility Rebellion

Responsibility Rebellion Responsibility Rebellion: An Unconventional Approach to EmpowermentKain RamsayHoundstooth Press 2020 Background Ramsay provides a good overview of the current thinking about what makes for a happy, productive, and fulfilled life. He argues...