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There Is No Secret To “Change”

There Is No Secret To “Change”

If you don’t have room to fail, you don’t have room to grow. Jonathan Mildenhall As I wrote in previous posts, change is difficult.   In fact, the #1 question I get from clients is: how can I change? When asking that question, clients hope I have some clear-cut formula they can follow. There is no formula, but […]
ByJP ReynoldsMar 21, 2022
No One “Just Is”

No One “Just Is”

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  e.e. cummings For the past month I’ve been consulting at a family-owned clothing company. The president of the firm, Rachel (names changed), asked me to coach Betsy her supply manager, a woman who is loyal to the company, is willing to put in […]
ByJP ReynoldsMar 12, 2022
The Power of a Well-Chosen “Yes!”

The Power of a Well-Chosen “Yes!”

  Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. E.E. Cummings   Last Fall my friend, Lyn (all names changed), popped down from Seattle for a visit. We’ve been friends since frosh year at Fordham University.   Lyn came to visit not just […]
ByJP ReynoldsFeb 27, 2022
Are YOU Destined For Greatness?

Are YOU Destined For Greatness?

I always wanted to be somebody, but I should have been more specific. Jane Wagner (writer, director, producer). Mercy recently turned twenty-five and she told me that she’s experiencing a ¼-life crisis. I didn’t know such a thing existed! She’s not happy at work and knows she’s meant for something “great.” She just doesn’t know […]
ByJP ReynoldsSep 28, 2021
30 Quotes For a 30th Birthday!

30 Quotes For a 30th Birthday!

  It is generally understood among bloggers that an all-quote posting is a “cheat” as it is the easiest of writings. Now that I’ve made that acknowledgement, here is MY all-quote posting!   Last month my niece Mary celebrated her 30th birthday. I was flummoxed as to how to celebrate her milestone. Back in June […]
ByJP ReynoldsSep 21, 2021
Out Trick The Fear of “Public Speaking”

Out Trick The Fear of “Public Speaking”

  My life has been full of terrible misfortunes, most of which never happened. Michel de Montaigne   My friend Becky (names changed) recently told me that her boss is worth $400 million – and – he’s afraid to speak in public!   Let that sink in. . .   Almost every person who seeks […]
ByJP ReynoldsAug 21, 2021
How Does Your Family’s “Motto” Influence You?

How Does Your Family’s “Motto” Influence You?

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. Gerry Spence   I Zoomed with my client Jesse (names changed) last week and was surprised he was wearing glasses.   When I complimented him on the new look he told me that he’d never worn glasses before; however, he’s thrilled […]
ByJP ReynoldsAug 16, 2021
10 Ways to Telegraph to Clients You’re a Trustworthy Person

10 Ways to Telegraph to Clients You’re a Trustworthy Person

    The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.   Emerson   People hire me for my skill as a coach and trainer – BUT – they rehire me […]
ByJP ReynoldsAug 9, 2021
How To Break Through Fear

How To Break Through Fear

  Your life is what your thoughts make it. Confucious     Recently I Zoomed with Jasmin (names changed), a new client who wants to learn how to engage and not repel people. She claims she turns off people because she has a hard time making eye contact and gets nervous when talking, especially with […]
ByJP ReynoldsAug 1, 2021
You Admit You’re Difficult – So Now What?

You Admit You’re Difficult – So Now What?

  Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.                                               […]
ByJP ReynoldsJul 25, 2021
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