A ‘Starting Block’ Approach to Managing Progress and Accountability

First, a quick recap of Managing Progress and Accountability (Core Competency 11): Ability to hold attention on what is important for the client, and to leave responsibility with the client to take action:  Staying focused on what is important for the client and holding them accountable. Second, an admission: A very honest and self-aware coach said something like “I keep hoping the client’s will just come up with their plans and keep their plans.”  I was impressed by her ability → Read more

A ‘Starting Block’ Approach to Managing Progress and Accountability2020-10-23T10:21:37-04:00


Track Olympiad, Usain Bolt, was almost guaranteed the gold at the 2011 World Championships.   A change to the Fast Start rule was about to end that. Bottom line, if a runner false starts even once, he’s disqualified.   Watching Usain lift his shirt over his head in agony as he realized there would be no second chance, is burned in my memory. Rules can disqualify us. But we can disqualify ourselves. Consider this story:  a man trains to be in a → Read more

OFF YOUR MARK? RESET. GO!2020-10-23T10:22:33-04:00
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