Category: Counseling/Coaching

Workshop: Job Stress Management

Wednesday August 16, 11am-1pm (Portland, OR). Is your job causing you a lot of unhealthy stress? In my last post, I wrote about the “Sort and Tackle” Technique, and how and why it can improve your stress levels at work. You

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Posted in Career Decisions, Conflict Resolution, Counseling/Coaching, Job Satisfaction, Problem Solving, Productivity, Stress Management

New Collaboration of Portland Career Specialists

I’m excited and honored to be a new team member of the fabulous Vicki Lind and Associates. We’re a team of now five local career service specialists in Portland, Oregon. The specialties I’ll be contributing to the team are Job Satisfaction Coaching and

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German Translations of Decision Coaching Methods

(And you’ll also find some similar resources in English.) I’m excited about my upcoming opportunity this month to teach several postgraduate seminars to career counselors in Switzerland again. The topic will be decision coaching methods: how to apply decision support tools in a

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Posted in Counseling/Coaching, Decision-Making, Problem Solving, Risk and Uncertainty

Valentine’s Special: Chocolate and Coaching

I’m offering a new coaching package for couples. Could you use some help improving your shared time management, figuring out priorities, getting better organized together? If you sign up for your first exploratory Strategy Session before Valentine’s Day, you’ll receive a box

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Posted in Achieving Goals, Counseling/Coaching, Decision-Making, Financial Decisions, Health Decisions, Problem Solving

Binge Working and Procrastination – Revised

Thanks to all of you who shared your experiences and thoughts about binge working and procrastination! Your insights have given me food for thought and an opportunity to make an addition to my hamster-wheel image. It now includes an additional stage: what Danna

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Posted in Achieving Goals, Counseling/Coaching, Procrastination, Productivity

New Productivity Coaching Group

Time is our most precious resource – are you getting the most out of yours? Or are you ready for a change?  My next productivity coaching group will come in a new format, starting with one-on-one sessions and an in-depth

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Posted in Achieving Goals, Career Decisions, Counseling/Coaching, Decision-Making, Health Decisions, Procrastination, Productivity, Self-Assessments

Where Can You Be Generous?

A Different Way to Look at Your “Unique Value Contribution” In an interview with Chase Jarvis, Seth Godin gave me a lot of food for thought when he suggested that we all ourselves this question: “Where are you being generous –

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Posted in Career Decisions, Counseling/Coaching, Self-Assessments, Strategic Planning

How to Tackle Stubborn Goals: Implementation Intentions

Do you have stubborn items on your to-do list? Those you meant to have crossed off ages ago, but instead they linger and get pushed back forever? Or how about those “little good things” you want to do regularly (daily sets of push-ups, perhaps? connecting with friends?), but somehow

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Posted in Achieving Goals, Counseling/Coaching, Procrastination, Productivity

Help Me Test a New Coaching Tool

I’m looking for a few volunteers to test a new coaching tool that I might use in online coaching sessions. I’ve recently discovered this collaborative brainstorming platform: Stormboard. It lets you organize virtual sticky notes on a shared screen.Since some

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Posted in Counseling/Coaching, Problem Solving

New: Decision Making Course Online

Would you like to become a master in tackling your big life or career decisions? Now you can learn that skill in a self-paced online course: There are different versions of the course that include more or less support and

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