Serendipity

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August 18 is National Serendipity Day. Serendipity is defined as the occurrence and development of any events by happenstance in a pleasant or useful way. This day encourages us to […]

Hope: It’s hard to live without it

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April has been designated the National Month of Hope. Other than healthy, satisfying relationships, I can’t think of anything more important to a person’s mental health than hope. Some people […]

Counselors Turned Coaches: Lessons Learned

I hang out with a lot of counselors, therapists and social workers, and many of them are discouraged about the same things: clients who don’t seem to want to make […]

Coaching: A Day in the Life

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Have you ever wondered what a coach does in an average day? While I haven’t done any research on the subject, I can tell you about a day in my […]

Become a Coach

30-hour Academy of Choice Coaching Program - Olver International

Coaching is a field that’s been rapidly expanding over the past two decades. Not only is it a profession, but also an important skill for people in leadership positions. Coaching […]

Coaches as Hope Warriors

Coaches are Hope Warriors

As coaches, it is our job to show our clients that there is hope. When they’re feeling like they’re ‘broken,’ we show them that their pain is temporary, that there […]

10 Reasons Clients Don’t Reach Their Goals

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For new coaches, it is frustrating when clients aren’t making the progress expected of them. Whenever clients aren’t successful, there are many things to explore. However, this exploration won’t happen […]

Five Solutions for Resistant Employees

As someone who does a lot of leadership training, I am surprised by how training is frequently used as the solution for all staff problems when something else might be more effective. The main factor of success involves doing a proper assessment of the situation, so before we can get to the solutions, we must understand the root causes. W. Edwards Deming says, “If you do not know how to ask the right question, you discover nothing.”

Relationships at Work

Do you love the work you do? Do you enjoy the people you do it with? Do you clearly understand the demands of your job and feel equipped to meet those expectations? Do you feel supported by management and the environment to always do your best work? If yes, congratulations! I’d love to hear from you what you think makes it so. If not, then The Relationship Center might be your answer.