On Self-Discipline and the Power of Routines

Ever felt like you wanted to develop more self-discipline? This article is for you. A few years back, I was in Brazil to participate in the first edition of the Franco-Brazilian Negotiation Fellowship. The only souvenir I brought back was a book in Portuguese entitled: “Disciplina, o caminho da Vitoria” (Schlup Sant’Anna, 2010). I never read itContinue reading “On Self-Discipline and the Power of Routines”

“Coaching is the most generous profession in the world.”

That struck me. That was my insight. I was in the Rich Litvin Intensive a few days ago, surrounded by some of the most amazing and talented coaches on the planet. Yet, this insight sounded like an awakening for me. I always loved to give, offer, and help people to become better, happier and freer.Continue reading ““Coaching is the most generous profession in the world.””

Following the standard vs. Setting the standard

Being a visionary isn’t always easy. In a world set with standards and norms, where you need to follow guidelines, laws, protocols and procedures, it is sometimes hard to remember that you get to create your own path. Following the standard is what most people and organizations do. For instance the government sets a standardContinue reading “Following the standard vs. Setting the standard”

A Letter to Aspiring Coaches: How to earn more money, time and freedom by coaching clients privately.

Would you like to help people fulfill their life purpose? Have you ever thought of becoming a coach? Dear Friend, You told me that you sometimes feel stuck as an employee. You told me about your longing for freedom, meaning, purpose in your life and in your professional life in particular. You told me thatContinue reading “A Letter to Aspiring Coaches: How to earn more money, time and freedom by coaching clients privately.”

Conscious Leadership: These practices will set you free (for now)

Here is the most comprehensive summary of Conscious Leadership I could put together. Enjoy ! “Conscious Business – business that is conscious of inner and outer worlds – would therefore be business that takes into account body, mind, and spirit in self, culture and nature. […] This means specifically that integral business leadership would useContinue reading “Conscious Leadership: These practices will set you free (for now)”

Common sense vs. common practice: 7 keys to sustainability and prosperity

Today, you can plant the seeds of what you will want to sow tomorrow. The items listed below are obvious. They are Common Sense. Unfortunately, they are not Common Practice. So please, when you read an item that is relevant to you. Don’t do a ton of research. Just apply one thing you know is important wayContinue reading “Common sense vs. common practice: 7 keys to sustainability and prosperity”

Responsibility, Leadership and Integrity in Challenging times

This is the best time to Show Up in the World. As I am writing, France is under confinement, which means that citizens need to stay at home, and can only go out for buying groceries, medical reasons, and practicing sports. A few days ago, as I went to the little organic store, there wereContinue reading “Responsibility, Leadership and Integrity in Challenging times”

How to transform Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity into an advantage

Despite all this, things are getting better. Hard to believe? Read this and learn how you can make things better. Life can be challenging. As I am writing this, France has just announced the 15-day quarantine to slow down the Coronavirus outbreak. The key to the problem is in the problem itself: slowing down. That isContinue reading “How to transform Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity into an advantage”

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”