Coaching

October 14, 2022

How to Decide When You Are Undecided

I’m not one who often struggles to decide. At times, it can be a good thing, and other times, well, let’s just say, the biblical quote […]
September 12, 2022

The Value of Asking Open-Ended Questions

In a recent blog post, I shared tips for how to deal effectively with conversations that have you feeling emotionally triggered. Suggested Reading: What to Do […]
September 11, 2022

5 Steps to Avoid Fix It Mode

In the coaching class I teach, one of the most common questions students tell me that they most want to work on is the ability to […]
July 13, 2022

What To Do When Someone Emotionally Triggers You

Last week I taught a coach training class where I demonstrated a live coaching exchange with a student who asked about the value a coach brings […]
May 14, 2022

Leaders Dealing with Burnout       

By Susan Merli. While this post specifically mentions leaders, I believe that everyone has a responsibility for self-leadership. The tips I offer are applicable for all. […]
May 1, 2022

Team Building: Return of the Fantasy

Written by Maddie Merli May The Fourth be With You May, in my humble opinion, is the best month of the year. Where November is too […]
April 13, 2022

The Leader as Coach

Bob Dylan may have coined the term, “The Times They Are A-Changin’” with his song of the same title, but the truth of the matter is […]
November 8, 2021

Break the Filler Word Habit

Lately, I’ve been coaching leaders on developing their presentation skills. In particular, the focus involves role playing using behaviour-based interview questions. In a typical coaching session […]
October 14, 2021

Self-Awareness is a Journey to Explore the Truth About Yourself

How do you know if you have blind spots? It never fails. At some point in a coaching engagement, the topic of self-awareness will come up […]