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Self Care for Self Preservation

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What is self care? A super easy definition is that self care is an active choice to engage in activities that help to gain and/or maintain an optimal level of health. An easier definition: loving on yourself in ways that make you feel good and are not harmful to your well being. Self care is all about taking the time to engage in activities that nurture you. Self care is about taking proper care ... continue reading >

The Benefits of Coaching | TheLuckyFew Podcast featuring Tara Rhodes

So I might be slightly biased, but a super talented coach I know, Tara Rhodes (full disclosure, she's a colleague at gdR), met up with Aaron Parker, the host of TheLuckyFew podcast, this week to talk about leadership coaching and development at gdR. As she describes it “there are all these companies that are growing and don’t know how, so when we talk about leadership development and coach... continue reading >

Debunking the Myths of Leadership Coaching

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Coaching has really increased in popularity. As much as you sports buffs may think I’m talking about athletic coaching, I am speaking from a personal growth perspective. Simply put, coaching is personal training that helps professionals reach their career goals, no matter where they are in the workforce – entry-level, CEO, and everything in between. Much like how a personal trainer works y... continue reading >

Three Ways to Know When Coaching is Right for You

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As a certified coach, people often ask me how to know if they could benefit from coaching. Many think it’s just for executives and high-profile leaders they’ve heard use it, like Eric Schmidt and Mark Zuckerberg – and then they assume they aren’t senior enough or can’t afford it. Some think of coaching with its old stigma (“If I need a coach something is wrong with me”). Some confus... continue reading >