Predictability vs. Reliability

What kind of person are you? Creative? Scientist? What is the importance of Reliability and Predictability for you? Let’s start with a little thought experiment: Who is the most predictable person you know? Who is the most reliable? Is that the same person? I was surprised, working with Rich Litvin, that I found him quiteContinue reading “Predictability vs. Reliability”

High Performance Coaching

Whether you are a #Coach who wants to serve your clients more powerfully, or a #Leader who wants to empower your Team, these keys to #HighPerformanceCoaching will help you unlock your people’s highest potential. Transformational work is by definition, Life-changing. Your life looks one way, and all of a sudden, it becomes very different. ItContinue reading “High Performance Coaching”

Excellence vs. Perfection

Are you striving for perfection, or excellence? I spent a lot of time in ESSEC business school in France. First, as a student, and a few years later, teaching as a Lecturer and helping students as a Career Coach. I have been raised in cultures of excellence. I went to an international high school whereContinue reading “Excellence vs. Perfection”

Life preserving vs. Life giving

Do you sometimes feel stuck? Do you feel that you are holding back? Maybe you need to become more life-giving. Last November, I was looking at options to purchase a new jacket, as mine was getting old and worn out. I saw the perfect jacket at the Galleries Lafayette, one of the high-end department storesContinue reading “Life preserving vs. Life giving”

On Gurus, Masters and Mentors

Who is your Guru? Guru is a misunderstood word. In the West, and in France in particular (where it is spelled “Gourou”), it has a particularly negative connotation. You talk about a Guru when you describe somebody who thinks he is God, is almighty, and has his head far too up… I would say thatContinue reading “On Gurus, Masters and Mentors”

[Book Review] 37 Ways to Boost your Coaching Practice by Steve Chandler

Want to boost your coaching practice? Want to learn simple steps from a top coach? The first thing you need to know about this book is that it is highly transformational material. This is what I love the most about Steve Chandler’s books. You can read one chapter only, and this will give you theContinue reading “[Book Review] 37 Ways to Boost your Coaching Practice by Steve Chandler”

Flow – or how you might be creating your own problems to avoid being bored…

here are moments in life where things seem to get really smooth. Suddenly, you notice many problems arising. You were on a high, gliding through the skies, feeling the warmth of the sun on your face and the soft breeze of the wind on your cheeks, and all of a sudden, as you are plunging,Continue reading “Flow – or how you might be creating your own problems to avoid being bored…”

Life is too precious to be spent in one of the best Jazz clubs in NYC

When was your last poor decision? Ever got the feeling of trying to fit in, instead of belonging? Sometimes in life, I make poor decisions. Last Thursday night, I had a lovely evening in New York City. After a great yoga class from the DeRose Method, I thought: why not spend the last evening ofContinue reading “Life is too precious to be spent in one of the best Jazz clubs in NYC”