What are Resistant Teachers Hiding?
May 14, 2020
The more you understand resistance, the easier it’ll be to respond to it. But many coaches struggle with teachers they perceive as resistant because they don’t understand resistance. In addition, resistance is hard because it activates strong and often unpleasant emotions within us. The more we know ourselves, and understand our thoughts and emotions, the better we’ll be at coaching resistance. Whenever you’re uncertain, uncomfortable, in doubt, troubled, confused, or encountering resistance—start with yourself. Seek to better know yourself.
Check out the infographic I created! My first infographic ever. I hope it’ll help you remember these ideas. If you find this useful, please share it with a friend or colleague.
How I reflect on the year
December 4, 2023
The season of reflection and intention-setting has begun. I love thinking back over the year and identifying all the learning, and getting clear on what I want for the next year.
How to celebrate Coach Appreciation Day
November 5, 2023
Coach Appreciation Day was yesterday, but since it was a Sunday, you can celebrate today, or any time this week! Here are a few suggestions for how to celebrate...
Did You Make it Through?
October 30, 2023
Congratulations. It’s the end of October! I want to say, you made it through, but what does it mean to “make it through?” Also, perhaps we should aspire to more than just “making it through.” So here are some Look Back reflection prompts to expand your notion of what it means to successfully reach the end of a month.
Intention can be a placebo
October 15, 2023
I have talked and written a lot about setting intentions before coaching sessions or meetings. Often we set an intention, and then forget all about it, and then after the meeting we remember and think, oh! I forgot all about it but it happened anyway!