Podcast Ep 104: Choosing a Coach Mentor

Today on Own It! the Podcast, Nicola and I reminisce about how and why and when we became coaches and mentors, how we chose our first coach mentor ourselves, and how, when and why we choose to continue to make that investment today. We talk about Rachel Turner and Michael Neill. Listen here to episode 104. In other news, we talk about Nicola’s attempt to find kindling at Katerina’s superstore in Stoupa, then discovering that her path to and from the shop is strewn with sticks! And my taking part this month in NaNoWriMo and upping my game generally when […]

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In The Olympics of Life, I Want a Coach

I wish I could take credit for the piece of writing I am going to share with you today. I didn’t write it, no. But I sure as hell try to live by it. This article by Mary Schmich was published in the Chicago Tribune on 18th February 1998: “I want a coach. Not a coach as in Cinderella’s renovated pumpkin. Not a Coach as in a pricey shoulder bag. I want a coach like an Olympic coach. I want a coach to tune me up and calm me down, a coach to sigh for me and cry for me, a […]

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Not a Wimpy Coach

Another testimonial has flooded in, this time from Sam who is a long-time and loyal client in Club 100. “You are so kind, generous, and abundant.  Thank you for keeping the faith in me when I didn’t.  And thank you for continuing to hold it in a safe place for me to access when I need it.  I can’t tell you how much I appreciate having you as my coach. I feel truly blessed. The 30 Day Challenge helped me prove to myself that I could write, and it also brought you into my awareness.  I remember listening to the […]

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Karen Revell: Coach and Mentor

Today’s final guest on my August blog is corporate escapee Karen Revell whose mission now, as coach and mentor, is to help those wanting to follow their passion or calling. More power to her, just imagine what a better world we would all live in if we could find a way to do that! Here’s Karen, in her own words: My name is Karen Revell and I am a coach and mentor for those wanting to leave their job to follow their passion or calling. I’m also an ex corporate career girl having left the world of finance behind me […]

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An Entrepreneur’s Alphabet: Q is for Questions

At the risk of sounding like the old bloke on Reggie Perrin, I didnt get where I am today without asking good questions. Asking questions does not make you look stupid, it makes you look clever, keen to learn, enthusiastic, involved, a player, an achiever and more. It gets you noticed by the people you need to be noticed by, your teachers, peers and bosses

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