Seattle Times Column: Dreadful Questions

Helping clients identify and prepare for Dreadful Questions is pretty foundational to my coaching practice. It’s pretty simple, but it gets in front of all kinds of confidence issues, career limiting habits, Impostor Syndrome — I could keep going. Having a good story prepared helps you short cut around those issues. I decided to write this column in the first ...

Seattle Times Column: The Back-to-School Dilemma

My lovely editor asked me if I could write a column about a client who decided to go back to school mid-career: The going-back-to-school dilemma. I had lots of stories to choose from, but this client stands out in my mind. She completely transformed her career in about a year. She rewrote her career. So cool. Seattle Times, January 29, ...

Seattle Times Column: The Sidewalk

This column for the Seattle Times is about an experiment I’ve been running on myself after I read an article about manslamming a couple of years ago: How you walk on a sidewalk hints at your executive presence. Very fun to write, although I kept polarizing, made-up words like “manslamming” out of my column.  Seattle Times, January 22, 2018