Category Archives: Uncategorized

24 May

The REALITY of Enrollment

A Specific Model for Enrollment – REALITY We have been talking about the concept of “enrollment” – communicating with others in a way that they feel heard and that generates cooperation, collaboration and ownership. You cannot enroll if you cannot see reality. You must clearly see the other person’s reality to enroll them in anything.

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16 Nov

The Power of Habit, Part I

I once heard someone say that everything we do – every day, all day – is either part of an old habit or part of a new habit. Last week, I posted this riddle: I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you

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08 Nov

The Secret to Change

Below is a piece I discovered some time ago.  See what you think the answer might be.  Feel free to comment at the bottom.  I’ll come back with the answer next week: I am your constant companion. I am your greatest helper or heaviest burden. I will push you onward or drag you down to

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15 May

The Voice in Your Head

Here is a topic I talk to my all of my clients about. And yes, this is business coaching. This is a secret known to coaches and others who work with people who want to accomplish something. When we want to accomplish something – in business or elsewhere – we often get stopped or stuck.

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08 May

Mass Exodus – The Downside of Rapport

Have you ever noticed you could be in a large room full of people all participating in the same training, all raising their hands to participate, all laughing at the same time, and then one person gets up to go to the bathroom. And then another person gets up to go to the bathroom. And

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03 May

Guest Blogger – Lessons From Dogs

http://mailchi.mp/758971dba6db/five-life-lessons-from-tucker-geil-summit-register-april-14-2017?e=25c01a74cc Five Life Lessons From Tucker Summit Register – April 14, 2017 It’s hard to believe, but my baby boy (for those of you who don’t know, that’s my miniature poodle, Tucker) turned 13 last week! He is doing well, with the exception of a little arthritis, and a good deal of hearing loss. That’s

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03 May

Guest Blogger – Lessons From Dogs

Five Life Lessons From Tucker Summit Register – April 14, 2017 It’s hard to believe, but my baby boy (for those of you who don’t know, that’s my miniature poodle, Tucker) turned 13 last week! He is doing well, with the exception of a little arthritis, and a good deal of hearing loss. That’s actually

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25 Apr

Guest Blogger – Lessons from Dogs

I recently met a coach who writes a lovely blog. I got the chance to spend some time with her and her pup. I learned a lot. There are lessons everywhere, not the least of which from animals. Click the link and enjoy her post. You will learn some things! Kim Geil, from Coaching Heights

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04 Oct

How to Get What You Want

Q: How do you get what you want? A: You ask! ____ Does this seem simple? Maybe I have oversimplified? It is true though that our comfort zones keep us from asking, often, when to ask would have been the thing that worked. Why don’t we ask? Often we are embarrassed or we make up

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24 Jun

Check out my Podcast on Lawpreneur Radio!

A couple days ago, I was interviewed by Miranda McCroskey for Lawpreneur Radio. “Lawpreneur Radio” comes out of the recognition that lawyers need to learn how to run their practices as a business. Therefore, Lawpreneur Radio is a community where members are both lawpreneurs who’ve figured out how to hang their shingle and thrive, and

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10 May

You Get to Choose (Part II)

You may have read my blog last week about a guy who inspired me with his enthusiasm for holding a sign on a corner in Sacramento. Today I am writing about another man I saw. About 2 blocks away from sign guy, is Fruitridge and Freeport – an intersection I cross every day to pick

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12 Aug

McLaren Coaching Giveaway!

OPEN NOW! Through August 18, we will be conducting a raffle for Cami McLaren & Stephanie Finelli’s book Coaching for Attorneys: Improving Productivity and Achieving Balance, 2014, ABA. You can enter and accrue points through simple actions such as signing up for the McLaren Coaching blog or following McLaren Coaching on Facebook.  In addition to the

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