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How to Keep Your Online Meetings Safe From Virtual Intruders

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00April 8th, 2020|Running a Small Business|

by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

Keeping safe in a virtual world includes avoiding . . . “Virtual Pollution,” especially in our meetings!

For years we’ve been aware of the dangers of air pollution. And then, with the upsurge of headphone use, we became aware of the dangers of noise pollution. Now, we have the […]

Right-sizing, in many dimensions of life

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Living a Full Life|

by GSCA Member, Cecily Sharp-Whitehill

The deed is done. Our beautiful home in Osprey had become, over the past few years, a house that someone else could embrace as home. We offered it for sale (for the third time in four years) only this past December. An offer was placed on our […]

Three Self-Questions Before You Speak

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00November 3rd, 2019|Coaching Techniques|

by GSCA Member, Cecily Sharp-Whitehill

What follows for your consideration are some (of many!) guidelines for coaches who support their clients not by leading but through dialogue and discovery. Coaches speak with care and caring.

Books related to World War II captivate me. My next favorite genres are mystery and detective stories. Canadian Louise […]

“Taking Offense — or Not…

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00October 7th, 2019|Coaching Techniques|

by GSCA Member, Cecily Sharp-Whitehill

If we are offended — by anything — it’s a signal to take a hard look at the intention of the “offender.” If the “offender” intended to offend, our taking offense makes sense — and the speaker might need to know why.

If the “offender” spoke from naïveté or unempathetic […]

Four Invitations to Progress

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Coaching Techniques, Living a Full Life|

by GSCA Member, Cecily Sharp-Whitehill

“I’m sorry.” I did or said something not-so-good. Did confess. Didn’t defend. Stopped some ratcheting up of anger, accusation, tendrils of frustration… Relief all around.

“I need help.” Different from directly asking for it. How come? The other person gets to totally decide both the “if” and the […]

Is “Vanity TV” dead or are we in a Video Revolution?

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Living a Full Life|

by GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

I know it’s here somewhere; I know that I saw it . . .

I’ve never been prone to losing things before, of course, I’ve never been so conflicted about what I’m searching for . . .

OK, OK, I’m searching for the flipping remote control for the talking […]

Balancing the Abundance Equation

By |2020-07-10T14:44:20+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Living a Full Life|

By GSCA Member, Jackie Simmons

The Abundance Equation looks like any other math problem.

There’s a total on the left side of the equal sign, represented by a medium-sized solid circle — “plate”.

On the right side of the equal sign are four medium circles/plates that are also solid and it’s obvious that the equation doesn’t balance.

Abundance […]

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