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Youth Football - How Does it Survive? I Mean Really?

Fred Engh | Posted 10.07.2015 | Sports
Fred Engh

As a former recreation professional, I've seen my share of youth football. But I have never seen the negative challenges such as it is facing today.

Jim Harbaugh's Wolverine Success Express Secret

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2015 | Sports
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

From a distance, it appears that Jim Harbaugh is a great coach because he is a great father, husband, son and brother, and being a great football coach just naturally follows. Michigan is a perfect fit for him because of who he is, where he is in his life and what he loves.

Are You Really A Coach?

Victoria A. Tiller | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Victoria A. Tiller

These days there are a lot of folks out there referring to themselves as coaches. There are business coaches, life coaches, spiritual coaches, financial coaches, and the list goes on and on.

Three Key Ingredients to Giving Yourself Permission

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Whitney Hess

You can't give yourself permission just once and hope things will change. It's a process. And you can't do it alone. It's a pilgrimage. Let's go there together.

5 Reasons Why Coaching Is Essential to Business Success

Lauren O. Victoria | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Lauren O. Victoria

It crossed my mind that I've not just hired one coach this year, but four. Four business coaches. I have a coach for DIY PR, brand building, marketin...

The Coach Who Became 'Best Man'

Fred Engh | Posted 09.29.2015 | Parents
Fred Engh

If you have ever thought about the impact that volunteer coaches have on your son or daughter, then you'll really like this next story. I was giving a talk to a group of youth sports administrators about the importance of coaches in their program being a positive influence.

We're All in the Same Boat

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Most people would have stopped right there. The pressure would have been too much. Not for me. I let the pressure push me forward. I saw the open door and walked through it. I gave myself permission to try, and gave myself permission to fail.

Do You Give Yourself Permission?

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Whether you're my best friend or we've never even met, I know a secret about you: you're capable of more than you realize. How can I be so sure? Beca...

Practice These Phrases to Keep Yourself from Lying

Edward Muzio | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

Whether you use "I don't know" or "I can't say," be ready: what happens next is... awkwardness. At a minimum, you've just broken the unspoken social norm that conversational questions are to be answered, not avoided.

Your Dreams Are More Real Than Your Fears

Samuel Mandell | Posted 09.25.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samuel Mandell

We are a species blessed with the ability for imagination. This gift is the precursor to creation and hope, it is unfortunately also the precursor to ...

Your Child's Coach Is a Jerk? Now You Can Let the League Know It

Fred Engh | Posted 09.23.2015 | Sports
Fred Engh

Since parent evaluations are anonymous to the coaches, parents can provide honest feedback without fear of backlash or repercussion. The coach only sees their overall score for each key coaching area.

When Is Success Not Success?

Tarryne West | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Tarryne West

As I've written about before, I'm glad that I never managed to become successful as a singer. Failing at that allowed me to follow a much deeper and more real (for me) dream. But when I first started coaching, I still dragged a lot of those beliefs about success with me.

18 Tips When Considering Hiring a Coach

Ellie Isacs | Posted 09.17.2015 | Women
Ellie Isacs

If you are at a point of crossroads, don't know what is your next step and are considering a coach, please read further into what is beneficial to consider before whipping out your credit card and deciding this person is going to open the floodgates of answers for you for the rest of your life. It might to some extent but it is entirely up to you!

How My Estranged Father's Death Healed Our Narrative

Sara Bobkoff | Posted 09.16.2015 | Women
Sara Bobkoff

Alzheimers is a disease that takes the story of your life and throws the pages of memory up in the air. Many blow away. But some land right in your hands.

The No. 1 Secret of Successful Entrepreneurs

Prema Srinivasan | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
Prema Srinivasan

The number one mistake that most new entrepreneurs in the service industry make is to offer a huge array of services from the start - the whole kit and caboodle.

4 Reasons Why Trust Is NOT Earned

Maggie Rowe | Posted 09.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maggie Rowe

"I'll never trust him again. It's over!" "I've been hurt one to many times, you have to earn my trust back from now on!" "How could you steal from me,...

Life Lessons From My Coaches

Gina Alexandris | Posted 09.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Gina Alexandris

Here are some life lessons from my various coaches -- with a huge thank you to each one these incredible people.

Diversity and Inclusion in Advertising: Moving From Talking to Doing

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 09.11.2015 | Media
Roxanne Hobbs

My call is that we change the conversation and put diversity and inclusivity at the heart of business strategy.

Tell Yourself This Little White Lie to Become a More Confident Presenter

Deborah Grayson Riegel | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Deborah Grayson Riegel

Aristotle once wrote: "The least deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold." When it comes to presenting to an audience, he's right ...

You're Ignoring The Most Important Part Of Cinderella's Story

Francesca Hogi | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The key to Cinderella's happiness was that she never allowed all that she lost and all those who mistreated her to define her. She never closed her heart to love. She never felt entitled to more than anyone else had. She didn't strive to be the prettiest girl in the room. She didn't want to stick it to her wicked stepmother and stepsisters.

Here's the Method Master Coaches Use to Create Trust

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Today I was on a coaching call and I was scared. It was the first five minutes of the conversation and I had this feeling that I've had before: this feeling that I have no idea what I'm doing.

The Other Problem With Life Coaches

Tarryne West | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Tarryne West

I came across a really interesting article this morning written by a coach blasting other coaches about their way of selling their lifestyles and how ...

The Coach is a Bully: Now What?

Emily Cohen | Posted 09.01.2015 | Parents
Emily Cohen

If inaction or retaliation results, you -- and your athlete -- must be prepared to leave the team. It isn't fair, but the bottom line is that the current situation is destructive and intolerable -- and you need to protect your kid as well as your values.

The Power of NO

Lauren Garcia | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Lauren Garcia

Last year someone approached me about giving a speech in front of my high school. In the spirit of trying new things, I decided to say YES!

How One Family Business Strengthened Its 'Core' -- and Saw Profits Take Flight

Verne Harnish | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Verne Harnish

Successful athletes work every day to build a strong core. Family-run growth firms must do so, too -- only their core is their culture. Building a strong culture depends on articulating their core values in a meaningful way, so these principles don't end up as just a Boy Scout-like, generic list posted on a wall.