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Deeper Weekend 2014

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Coaching

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  • Greg Kyte
    Greg Kyte
  • Jason Blumer
    Jason Blumer
  • Jon Lokhorst
    Jon Lokhorst
  • Melinda Guillemette
    Melinda Guillemette
  • Scott Kregel
    Scott Kregel

When you’ve watched Michael Phelps compete, you’ve probably thought to yourself, “That guy reminds me of Greg Kyte.” It makes sense because I, too, am a swimmer.¹

 

I started swimming competitively when I was eight years old for the Mountlake Terrace Lemmings. My stroke was the butterfly because for some reason doughy kids do better at butterfly; that’s just science. I didn’t really have the eye of the tiger for the sport, so when I joined my high school swim team I was a hotshot freshman who progressed to become a very mediocre senior.

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Every month, Thriveal Community Group members discuss a topic relevant to the journey of entrepreneurial accounting firm owners. February’s focus was on work-life tensions, a timely discussion as many members headed into the most hectic time of the year.

The term “work-life balance” first appeared in American news media in the 1980s. At the time, most of the attention was on working mothers trying to take care of their kids and homes while holding a full-time job. As real as those challenges were (and still are!), there was little recognition of others’ work-life tensions. Eventually, that changed. Read more

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In sales it’s said that people only buy from those they know, like and trust, which is kind of stupid because you have to know and like somebody to trust them. Nobody’s ever said, “I don’t know that guy, and I kinda hate him, but for some reason, I trust him.”

 

People are definitely not going to buy your coaching services if they don’t trust you. To be an effective coach, people have to trust you personally and professionally. Read more

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Coaching, Leadership, Personal Growth
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