Monthly Archives October 2017

My latest contribution to the IAC VOICE newsletter.

Yes, I control what impacts me and how it does so. Today I was coaching with a client who is a self-confessed people pleaser. We untangled how her people-pleasing leads her to create overwhelm and undue pressure in her own life. She  will put others’ needs before her own and end up doing her own work late into the evening, after she’s used most of her day to keep others happy. She confesses she stressed when the client phone call before our scheduled time ran late causing her to worry that she would be late for her call with me.
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For your desk…

This just in – comments from client when she receive copy of Asking Great Questions: I’ve browsed all the way through, and gone back, and flipped through it several times. I’m keeping it on my desk. I’ve used your questions intentionally maybe 5 times already, with my team as well as family. I think many of us are genuinely interested in others and want to have a meaningful conversation in a safe context, going beyond the usual, how are you, and what do you think. We need the tools to do it, to step beyond our comfort zone and the
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Your Self-Impact

Yes, I control what impacts me and how it does so.  Today I was coaching with a client who is a self-confessed people pleaser. We untangled how her people-pleasing leads her to create overwhelm and undue pressure in her own life. She  will put others’ needs before her own and end up doing her own work late into the evening, after she’s used most of her day to keep others happy. She confesses she stressed when the client phone call before our scheduled time ran late causing her to worry that she would be late for her call with me. That translated
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