Category Archives for "Gutsy Glorious Coaches"

AFGO: Another Freakin’ Growth Opportunity

An AFGO is a gift from the Universe. Unfortunately, it’s usually the kind of gift that keeps on re-giving, even when you don’t want the damn gift! An AFGO is Another Freakin’ Growth Opportunity.  Had one lately? You’ll know an AFGO has you in its grip by the way it makes you feel — like […]

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MAKING MONEY AS A COACH: THERE’S MORE TO IT THAN PASSION

MONEY FIRST, THEN PASSION. NO, WAIT, PASSION FIRST, THEN MONEY. Making money as a coach presents the ultimate cart-before-the-horse conundrum many entrepreneurs (especially coaches!) face. Making money as a coach requires more than “passion.” In fact, I believe “follow your passion” may be the single most misleading piece of entrepreneurial advice that ever was. Here’s […]

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WOMANABILITY: IT’S YOUR “BRAND”

WHAT’S YOUR “WOMANABILITY”? Your womanability is a combination of things that makes the woman you are uniquely you. Too many of us go through life never understanding or realizing what our womanability is. That’s so sad, because that just means you’ll have to come back into this world, again, to figure out what it is. […]

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“BECAUSE.” (THAT’S ACTUALLY A COMPLETE SENTENCE.)

Why would a fancy pants attorney decide to become a life coach? What could she possible be thinking? This was the question I used to dread when I first decided I wanted to become a coach nearly a decade ago. I also felt bad about the accompanying eye-rolling and tsk-tsking that was surely going on […]

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[COACH CRUMBS] THE CURE FOR “HIDING”

I know hiding, because I’ve done it. I hide when I think “it might not work.” Or when I’m worried “no one will like/want/need this.” Or when things get “too hard.” Breaking free from the thoughts that make us want to hide requires a BIG VISION. Do you have one of those? Without a big […]

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THOUGHT WORK ISN’T ALWAYS ENOUGH

How much “thought work” are you willing to do? To lose the weight. To stay in a relationship. To keep the job. To be a “good friend.” Thought work is the internal work we do in our minds to change our limiting beliefs. More than anything, it requires us to Woman UP. But all the […]

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[GUTSY NEW RULES] #8: LIFT OTHER WOMEN UP

GUTSY RULE #8: LIFT OTHER WOMEN UP Do not be afraid of, or feel diminished by the success of other women. Celebrate with them. Trust the sun to shine on you like it does on everyone. Step out of your own shadow and glow.  “There is a special place in hell for women who do not […]

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[GUTSY NEW RULES] #7: LISTEN UP SO THAT YOU CAN “LIVE UP”

GUTSY NEW RULE # 7: Listen UP Stop talking. Listen more. There’s power in listening and giving others the gift of being heard. Be determined to learn from what you hear, even if you don’t like it. Use the information you glean from listening and decide what to say and do next, from a place of compassion […]

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[GUTSY NEW RULES] #5: TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY

GUTSY NEW RULE #5: TAKE CARE OF YOUR BODY Your body is starving for your attention. To the extent that it is out of shape and overweight, your body is suffering, because it has been at the mercy of your Child Mind–the part of you that thinks you “deserve” cake after a hard day; or […]

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