States of Being

In 1943, Abraham Maslow developed a theory called the hierarchy of needs and was later published in his book, Motivation and Personality. Today it’s still a very popular framework, and in essence, the theory captures humanity’s tendency to fulfil their needs in a certain order of priority. As you look at the diagram, you’ll see […]

Asking Powerful Questions

Asking the right questions is often more important than the answers themselves.  Asking powerful questions opens the window of opportunity for someone to discover something new, and opens the door to deeper creativity. Here are some of the things that asking a powerful question can do for us: Stimulate creativity, new ideas, and break away […]

The Hero’s Journey

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” ― Joseph Campbell All of us love stories and humans tell ourselves stories all the time. There’s a dialogue that goes on in our chattering minds which narrates the story of our own life. One story called ‘The Hero’s Journey’ is an excellent metaphor […]

The Levels of Impact

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” ― Lao TzuThis wonderful story has been adapted from Tom Callanan’s blog The story illustrates levels of impact and by going further upstream we can go deeper to address transformative causes. There’s no right or wrong here, but ponder on the story and […]

The Growth and Popularity of Coaching

“The unexamined life is not worth living” ― Socrates Coaching doesn’t have an inventor or founder, and it’s difficult to say when life coaching actually first began. But our natural search for happiness, purpose and helping people understand themselves better has been going on since humans first started communicating with each other. Humans are a […]

What is Coaching

When trying to make sense of a vast subject like coaching, there are many different approaches, definitions and it can mean different things to different people. Essentially, coaching is widely known as a process in which a person called a coach supports a person in bridging the gap between where they are now to where […]