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Welcome to the Inspired Coaching blog! Here is where you’ll find articles written by Laura & team with helpful tips, personal experiences, and much more.
Umm…what does that mean?
After 15+ years working as a full-time professional leadership and executive coach, “What does that mean?” is still the most common question I get asked when someone finds out what I do for a living. Read on to learn how I address this particular FAQ and some of the others...Read more
On Feeling Dumb (and Useless) – 5 Reflections
My backwards relationship to ‘not-knowing’ was one of the most potent lessons I learned several years ago from one of my greatest teachers. I was in the game (i.e.…the trap) of believing I had to know the answers to questions, I had to know how to solve problems, I had...Read more
Life Lessons at Lunch
Recently, I was out with a group of people for a very nondescript, standard meeting over lunch. Or, so I thought. Much to my surprise, it ended up being an occasion that I expect I’ll remember for a long time. As our group settled into the space at the table,...Read more
I Was Scared of My Client
I was scared of my client. And I hadn’t even met her yet…at least, not in person. I’d met her through the data, scores and comments I read on her 360 feedback assessment report. I’d met her through the stories that other people were eager to tell me. The picture...Read more
What’s Care Got to do with it?
I sat down this morning to write a blog post. My heart wasn’t really in it and it felt like it was something I had to do. And I definitely had that weighty and disengaged feeling that accompanies most “should-y” things. I procrastinated and distracted myself successfully for a while…until...Read more
3 Surprising Signs That Self Care is On Hiatus
Many of us live an interpretation that self-care is all about spending endless days at a spa getting ourselves pampered, buffed, polished and steamed. And while that certainly could be part of a self-care regime, it’s not the only thing that contributes to our overall wellbeing. Relying on your next...Read more