Conscious Coaching: Chapter 5

"Conscious Coaches keep their dedication to their families and their own health as they traverse the various roads of their professional career." Chapter 5 Takeaways KPIs of Conscious Coaches Balance Life & Family 3 Cs + 1 to Build Relationships Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are those fancy business metrics that likely existed in your Accounting … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Chapter 5


Conscious Coaching: Chapter 4

"Constantly search for creative ways to remind your athletes of how your respective worlds collide." Chapter 4 Takeaways: Roadblocks to Coaching Trust Tenets 3R's (+1) - Research; Relate; Reframe & Repeat The Convergence of Coach & Athlete This chapter brought two lists together with the focal point on developing connections with our athletes on a … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Chapter 4

Conscious Coaching: Archetypes

"Successful interactions with others are underpinned by our recognition of their individual drives and desires. Once we understand someone's drives and desires it becomes much easier to align on common goals and a pathway to achieve them." This is a unique portion of the book where author, Brett Bartholomew categorizes patterns of personality traits and … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Archetypes

Conscious Coaching: Chapter 3

"There are three principle means of acquiring knowledge . . . observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination." - Denis Diderot Chapter 3 Takeaways: Drive vs Motivation Conflict as the Catalyst Task vs Personal Conflict Drive is long-term. Motivation is reactionary. If the … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Chapter 3

Conscious Coaching: Chapter 2

"It is authenticity, not mimicry, that best serves as the coach's initial linchpin toward establishing a strong connection with others." Chapter 2 Takeaways Internal Identification: Authenticity Contextual Leadership A lot to unpack in this chapter that primarily focused on self-reflection of disposition and personality traits that have an impact on our ability to lead others. … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Chapter 2

Conscious Coaching: Intro & Chapter 1

"Conscious Coaching is about figuring out an athlete's purpose and matching it with an evidence-based coaching process." Intro & Chapter 1 Takeaways Conscious Coaching Defined Four Elements of a Conscious Coach "...(T)ools that will help you improve your ability to close the gaps that may exist between your athletes' internal drives and your personal coaching … Continue reading Conscious Coaching: Intro & Chapter 1