In the Right Direction

Each month, I share bite-sized episodes with my most-used coaching tips, tools, and strategies to help you think and communicate effectively. Each episode has concrete ideas you can put into action to grow your leadership, build your confidence, and enjoy your life more.

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Episode 15: The Key to Clear Communication

Episode 15: The Key to Clear Communication

If you’re like my clients, you say things like, I want to be a good leader. Or I wish my presentation had gone better. We use words like good, bad, better, or best all the time without really thinking about them, and without really taking the time to define exactly...

Episode 14: The Reason You Need to Stop Using “But”

Episode 14: The Reason You Need to Stop Using “But”

We all use the word “but” all the time, often without thinking about it. That word has an energy of resistance to it. It shuts down whatever thought you just had, or whatever idea someone else recently proposed. This can make you feel like you’re not allowed to have...

Episode 13: The 3 Reasons Our Brain Jumps to Conclusions

Episode 13: The 3 Reasons Our Brain Jumps to Conclusions

In our interactions and conversations with other people, our brain often jumps to conclusions. Our brain assigns motives to people's behavior and comes up with reasons people do things – usually without knowing the full story or having all of the information. This is...

Episode 12: The “Right” Way to Do Life

Episode 12: The “Right” Way to Do Life

Do you ever look around at other people and their successes, and wonder if you’ve achieved enough or are as far along in your career as you should be? Life is not a straight, upward trajectory. Remembering this and defining our life story and the shape of our life can...

Bonus Interview: Sarah Scala

Bonus Interview: Sarah Scala

When we change our environment, it often lets us think and feel in new ways. How might your thinking be different if you were on the water, say kayaking in the ocean or on a lake? Meet Sarah Scala, a leadership and executive coach who offers kayak coaching as part of...

Episode 11: How To Tell What Someone is Thinking

Episode 11: How To Tell What Someone is Thinking

If you’re like me, you always have thoughts in your head. And if you’re talking with someone – a partner, spouse, or colleague – you might not know what they are thinking. After all, we can’t read other people’s minds. What if you had a quick hack for getting other...

Bonus Interview Episode: Ken Mossman

Bonus Interview Episode: Ken Mossman

Meet Men's Coach, Ken Mossman, Founder of Cirrus Leadership and Coaching. What does it mean to be a man? How do men find and refine their mojo? And how does that fit in with being an overall conscious, emotionally connected human being? In this interview, men’s coach...

Episode 10: The Power of a Confident Ask

Episode 10: The Power of a Confident Ask

At the end of an important conversation, we might think we know what someone else is understanding and agreeing to, although we are likely not 100% sure. How do you ensure that everyone is on the same page and committing to next steps with accountability? The...

Bonus Interview: Julie Dereshinsky

Bonus Interview: Julie Dereshinsky

Meet Sober Curious Coach, Julie Dereshinsky, founder of Julie Dereshinsky Coaching. In our “mommy wine culture,” how do you know if your drinking is a problem for you? How can you get curious about the role of alcohol in your life and what you might want for yourself...

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