Category Archives: GAIN


Starting the Day on Offense

The alarm goes off and the day is underway!  The cats have been walking across me for an hour, and the phone has a million messages waiting for me.   I start the day playing defense.   And I rarely … Continue reading

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November is an interesting time of year.  It brings reflection, and gratitude challenges, and preparation for the insanity of the Christmas Holiday season.  I too have been reflecting recently on life, the past year, the coaching I do, and where … Continue reading

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Enabling or Empowering

As I have been on this journey of self-evaluation and self-growth as a coach, I had an 'Ahhhhh' moment this afternoon. I have been in an intensive learning cycle this week at GAIN 2016, and snoozing in a lecture….., listening … Continue reading

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GAIN 2016

I am up! Check… Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond my control, I will be missing the early morning session at GAIN today. Yesterday, GAIN 2016 began. I have been participating in GAIN (Gambetta Athletic Information Network) for several years, and … Continue reading

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