Complaining about the undiscussable

The undiscussable:  You’re irritated, and you let multiple people know about it. They know why, how you got there, and how you are currently feeling. Except for the person that irritated you. The undiscussable is always discussed, just not in the room that can fix it.  Oscar Trimboli, Coach Although talking through our irritations can […]

Eliminate Wasted Meeting Time

Have you ever wondered ‘what did I really accomplish’ at the end of your workday? Most of my clients complain about their lack of control over their workday, their calendar, and their schedule. Yet when I ask what boundaries they’ve put in place to protect their valuable time, they typically come up empty. The problem […]

The beauty of blending Coaching, Mentoring and Consulting

When I first received coach training back in 2005, a lot of energy was spent explaining the difference between coaching, mentoring, and consulting, and why you would never want to mix them. After all, we were learning to be coaches, and coaches focused on the transformation of the individual. So, therefore, all of the solutions […]

Self Care

When I suggested some extreme self-care to my overwhelmed client, she said “I think this is going to take more than time at the spa to fix”, through her tears.   And she was right. But what we were dealing with at that moment was her belief that self-care only meant massages and pedicures. What […]

Time Management: Don’t work harder

  The term “work smarter… not harder” originated in the 1930s by Allen F. Morgenstern.  Morgenstern was an industrial engineer, who created a work simplification program, with the intent to increase production with less effort. It sounds great, but how do you actually make it work? This terminology has now taken on a broader meaning in the […]