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Coaching Cats

You may be wondering if this is the same as herding cats. Well it’s not! Cat coaching is a calm, mindful process, unlike herding, that leads to more satisfaction for the coach than the cat. Well, at least that’s what I think, but my cat might not agree. For those of you who are not […]

Coaching Santa Claus

Coaching Santa Claus

I woke up this morning and for some reason, I began thinking about Santa Claus and all he has on his plate this month … aside from cookies!  Then I started to wonder if Santa Claus has a coach. You know, someone to cheer him on as the season of giving approaches? Santa needs motivation […]

Uncover the Process of ADHD Coaching

If it’s October, it must be ADHD Awareness Month!  Time to learn the truth about ADHD and dispel the myths that are holding back people of all ages from getting a proper diagnosis and treatment.  That is what this year’s theme, “Setting the Record Straight,” is all about.  Sharing facts and resources to support individuals […]

The Importance of Ethics in Coaching

Ethical behavior is paramount to good coaching, regardless of the type of coaching one chooses, and there are certainly many choices.  Student Coaching, ADHD Coaching, Life Coaching, Business Coaching, Leadership Coaching, Career Coaching, Wellness Coaching, Spiritual Coaching, Recovery Coaching and many more.  All are valuable when provided by a well-trained coach who follows a clear […]

Coaching Students to Move Forward from Stuck

I am often asked, “What is the trick to motivating teens to engage in the coaching process and move forward to meet their goals?”   There is rarely a simple answer to how to motivate students especially those struggling with ADHD, Executive Dysfunction and Learning Disabilities.  In coach training, we teach our students to look beyond […]

Sugar Water & The Teenage Brain

Sugar Water & The Teenage Brain

In training we discuss all of the factors that delay the maturation of the brain that impact students well into adulthood. Dr. Adriana Galván’s research digs deeper into why the JST Coaching Model is so effective and student coaching works!

2016 ICF Global Coaching Study – Age of Client?

2016 ICF Global Coaching Study – Age of Client?

In a previous blog we wrote about the exciting numbers reported in the recently released 2016 ICF Global study regarding social change globally. ICF is a non-profit organization that provides accreditation for coaching training programs to ensure consistency in coach training programs and consistency among coaching professionals. ICF Credentials are awarded to professional coaches who […]

Meet JoAnn Skinner ACAC, PCC, BCC

I meet the best people through coaching! JoAnn Skinner is a stellar example of that.  Many years ago, I had the pleasure of coaching JoAnn’s teenage daughter. When our coaching relationship ended, successfully I might add, JoAnn approached me and shared that she wanted to become an ADHD coach! This was great news on two […]