Prevention is 1/10th the cost of Cure… So coaching must, to be effective, support and challenge you to prevent what you don’t want. In other words you’ll like it and dislike it.

Motivating yourself to do stuff can be a total bummer and nobody knows it better than me. I'm totally motivated to do my high priority tasks and love it, like writing blogs, doing podcasts, coaching clients and kissing my partner. But there are a few things, like swimming in cold sharky water that really get [...]

Being a positive enabler, ask why this person cannot proceed without you. If the answer is material, lend a hand. If it’s emotional, be careful.

To help somebody to do something they could not do without you. It can be good and bad. To allow a friend to drink themselves to death is enabler. To help someone do something they dream about is an enabler. To help a friend out of trouble is an enabler. So you see one must [...]

Trust Your Gut

Trusting people makes you weak. Trusting yourself makes you strong. The only question "what part of you is trustable?"Chris Walker Emotions cannot be trusted. Feelings are fickle and short term. Goals are cold and dehumanising. Religion has the devil built into it. You must learn what to trust, and which voices are reactive and therefore [...]