COACH’S TOOLBOX - INSIGHTS & ADVICE FROM COACH FAITH​

Rebounding & Psychological Hardiness

Leaders,  The truth can hurt. Especially if it’s feedback we disagree with, were surprised by, or feels unmerited. Yet, the truth is, what we don’t know can hurt us even more.    Criticism, constructive or otherwise, is either accelerated growth food or an

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What Does Being Strategic Really Mean?

Secret Weapon,    The secret to being strategic is to first unpack what the word actually means. It’s one of those bucketing buzz words that is used far more frequently than it is understood. And even less common is ensuring we create a shared

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Your Attitude is Your Brand

Leaders,   Talent, skills, experience, education – all of these are valuable contributors to our professional success. There is one thing that trumps them all:  ATTITUDE.   The attitude that gets attributed to our character is what we demonstrate during our trials, struggles, frustrating

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Your Battles: 3 Questions to Ask to Choose Well

  Secret Weapons,   There is one crucial life skill we all need to master – choosing our battles wisely.    Whether in the lunchroom, the conference room, or the living room we will all face this decisional challenge of what to engage over, and

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The Lonely Precipice

 Secret Weapons,  This week let’s talk about Violent Politeness and Yes Men (see two articles below).   The common phrase, “it’s lonely at the top”, is a true-to-life daily struggle, especially for strong willed, highly competent leaders.      More than just lonely, it’s

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Indispensable or Irreplaceable?

Leaders,   Indispensable or irreplaceable? It might seem like an inconsequential difference. Yet, knowing the difference can greatly affect the course of your career.   Often, we get busy, operating in survival mode from day to day, and don’t realize that we may be

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How Successful People Stay Calm

Hi Leaders,  Stress is one of those things we’ve all gotten used to. It’s become a normal part of living, especially for the leader who lives under a myriad of very high self-standards.   Yet we may not be aware when our normal

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Are your emails hurting your reputation?

Leaders,  Send…send…send. Most days it’s a race against time, trying to send and respond to as many emails as you can, as quickly as you can.    Yet we may be underestimating the silent perception impact we are incurring by being less than

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Getting Comfortable with Feeling Uncomfortable

Leaders,    We all go through uncomfortable times in life (that is, if we’re really in the game of life and not cushing on the sidelines). Sometimes it can be caused by success stretch marks, as we are pushed into discomfort in new and greater ways

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Those We Serve Grow

 As you begin this new week, in a year that already seems to be flying by, take a moment to reflect on whether you’re serving others regularly. Or do you expect them to serve themselves (and you)?  

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This 1 Habit Could Wreck Your Rep & Your Results

Ever catch yourself in a continuous loop of repetitive thinking? Do you fall into mental ruts of rumination over the same things and find it difficult to shake it off and move on? If you’ve struggled with sweating the details, obsessing over

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