One of my favorite ways to explain what business coaches do is to compare our work to a lighthouse. I like it because my coaching plays a similar role to a lighthouse in terms of what my role does and does not include. The lighthouse is a stationary object. It doesn’t go anywhere, and it always does the same single thing: It illuminates. Of course, some lighthouses can transmit different signals that have different meanings. But in the end, it’s all about shining that light.
by Melanie Gallo, PhD Original publication June 19, 2018 Updated June 15, 2021 WHAT IS PERSONALITY? AND WHO REALLY CARES? Ok Doc... So what is it? Broadly speaking, personality is defined as “the psychological processes that determine a person’s characteristic behavior and thought”. Personality psychology is a discipline that focuses on the measurement and analysis of our individual differences in social behavior. Personality starts in our subconscious mind at birth then evol
Anyone who is open to it and willing to do the work can be coached. But you really need to ask yourself: Am I coachable? Before answering that question, you need an understanding of what working with a coach will require of you. Business coaches don’t just pump you up and tell you a bunch of encouraging things. We push you to work. We hold you accountable. We subject you to measurements. I once heard a smart person ask this question: If Michael Jordan, who is the best player