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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): M = Momentum

M = Momentum As human beings we are prone to obey Newton’s 1st Law of Motion: “An object at rest remains at rest and an object in motion remains in motion unless acted upon by an external force.” Despite our … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): G = Generosity

Earlier this year I completed my doctoral dissertation on The Psychology of Hospitality: Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Environments. Throughout the 273-page document I explore hospitality through its ancient origins in Greek myth and tradition, its cultural and theological significance, its … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): D = Delight

The Coach’s Alphabet is a dictionary of values, as I believe that living our values is the key to living a life of value. Can we include delight as value? It is a feeling, a mood, an experience…but a value, … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol. II): C = Celebration

Often, when you see a list of values, celebration is not traditionally included. But as I am not a traditional coach, I thought that I would feature it in this holiday edition of The Coach’s Alphabet. The way I use … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet (vol II): B = Benevolence

Confucius taught that benevolence is the highest virtue, ranking above righteousness, honesty, loyalty, etiquette, and love for family. Without a kind disposition, the inclination of good will, and the sincere desire to be of service, the other virtues will not … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet: Z = Zeal

Please don’t let the limited options for values that begin with the letter Z make you think that I write about Zeal with anything less than the intense enthusiasm, fervor, or devotion it deserves.  I don’t know if I can … Continue reading

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The Coach’s Alphabet: T = Truth

     In October’s Good Housekeeping magazine Michael J. Fox was interviewed about his new TV show and the criticism it has received from people who think he shouldn’t be working so hard nor using Parkinson’s Disease as a catalyst for … Continue reading

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