Articles: Coaching

Don’t be a pushover

In my twenties, I was in a bad car accident. As part of my long recovery, I tried a bunch of things, including at one point Rolfing. During our first session, my Rolfer tried to explain her practice. She talked about fascia, energy patterns, and “vectors.” I didn’t get it. So she pulled out an album of photos of her past clients, each one standing upright. She asked me if I could see turned-in knees, flared chests,…

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Coaching in person vs. over the phone

Many people wonder about the trade-offs between coaching in-person versus over the phone. Most assume that in-person sessions are better, but as a coach and coachee I’ve been iteratively surprised by how effective phone-based coaching can be.

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