Success leaves clues: Finding a coach to propel you towards success

As entrepreneurs and business owners, we all want to be good at whatever it is we have chosen to do. One of the most important steps you can take in personal development is to find someone who is the best in your field and ask them to guide you, someone who can navigate you through waters that you’re not yet capable of navigating on your own. Now a leading consultant and coach himself, Chris Yonker talks in this video about his experience with his coach and the importance of the relationship that rapidly propelled him towards success.  

Creating Balance

Are you looking for more balance in your life? In order to create a life that is balanced, you first need to have clarity about what life balance ultimately looks like for you. What components must be in place for you to truly feel balance in your life? Once you have clarity on what balance looks like, feels like, etc., your quest is not in just keeping it, but also how to regain it when it’s lost. I learned in Sanchin-Ryu Karate that closing the gap from when we lose balance to where we regain it is where our work lies. Losing balance in life is inevitable. Once we have mastered regaining balance, we can be in that space more …

Three Critical Ingredients for Hiring a Successful Coach or Consultant

I’ve worked with coaches, both professionally and personally, and have had some pretty amazing experiences. That said, I’m often asked about my process for hiring a coach. The question reminds me of an illustration a friend of mine (who is a leading Allergist & Immunologist in the Greater Boston Area) uses: What do you call a someone who barely graduated from Medical School? DOCTOR. Makes you kind of wonder, are all doctors created equal? And really, how does one typically go about selecting someone as a doctor? When it comes to coaches, consultants, and mentors, the waters get even murkier. Today, these titles can be used without any particular standards or requirements in place to practice. Yes, there are programs …