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.
There’s a classic tool from learning psychology that I sometimes use with clients. It helps explains the different emotions that come up on the journey from ignorance to mastery, and what to do to keep moving.
The Next Us hosted a gathering with presentations from DIAKADI Body, Adam Dole of the Mayo Clinic, and Tiphani Palmer of Conscious Embodiment. Thank you to all who participated in a rich discussion and a memorable evening.
A collection of all the past The Next Us columns related to mindfulness, clear thinking, and cognitive traps.
A look at social, political, artistic, and technological trends from 1917 to 2017 and how they weave together. [image: The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu adaptation]
Our default way of experiencing the world is through stories. Whether they come from the latest Good Wife episode, the companies we purchase from, or the theater of our minds, stories are safe-to-consume simulations about how things were, are, will be, or could be….
A candid look back at the failures of capitalism, neoliberalism, and the California ideology, with speculation about what might be next.
My favorite resources related to business writing, storytelling, and writing in general. [image: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston]
In an intimate relationship, we are constantly losing and finding ourselves. Wise descriptions of this dance, this maze, include… [image: Passion, Classic Stage Company revival]
How to make sense of suffering, including pain, sickness, and extraordinary losses.
Brainy deep dives pulled from contemporary neuroscience, AI, psychology, and sociology. Practical insights regarding how we think, how to think more clearly, and what thought actually is.
Context and practical tips related to personal investment and money management.
Most of who we are exists outside our conscious mind. Maturing as adults often means embracing what’s scary and surrendering to a larger reality. [image: Carl Jung’s The Red Book (Liber Novus)]
Some of my favorite resources related to leadership, management, professional development, and career management.