Coaching vs counseling or consulting

To be polemic, for the sake of this discussion, counseling and consulting do not describe what is coaching, although they are often mistaken for each other.  Counseling, let me generalize, ...

Coach or Consult?

As a spiritual counselor and career and non-profit consultant I'm familiar with the tension between consulting and coaching.  Defining this 'edge' between our different disciplines or modalities is not easy. In coaching...

What’s to Become of the Boomers?

Born between 1946 and 1964?  Then you are a Baby Boomer, or just a 'Boomer'. The name is familiar to us all as an American generational description as well as a...

When to Divorce?

Not a pleasant or easy question, not one one wants to entertain lightly.  Among Baby Boomers over the age of 50-60 this question can be a tail-twisting major transition needing...

Job Loss as a Life Break

"Break," as in luck,  or "break" as in bummer? I recently  met a man of about 55.  He shared with me he was part of a very large number of employees...

Job Loss on Venus and Mars

A sudden job loss, like the laying off of 10,000 people from Cisco in the Triangle, NC, just lately, to make up for a $1Billion sales loss over just the...