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One Powerful Question That Helped Me Build a Thriving Coaching Practice

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 in blog, Emotional, Intellectual, Lynda Wallace, Relational

by Lynda Wallace Coaches know how powerful a well-chosen question can be, particularly one that helps clients identify and build on their strengths, successes, and what’s going right in their pursuit of their goals. In this spirit, I want to share with you one question that helped me identify a change that I needed to make to my marketing when I was starting out as a coach. Once I made it, I was able to rapidly build a thriving coaching...

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Four Steps to Forgiveness

Posted on Jul 6, 2017 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Lynda Wallace, Megan McDonough, Relational, Spiritual

by Lynda Wallace Getting over a painful experience is a lot like crossing monkey bars.
You have to let go at some point in order to move forward. —C.S. Lewis Feeling stuck? In my work as a life coach and career coach, I work with people who feel stuck in a lot of different ways—stuck in their careers or relationships; stuck in limiting ways of perceiving themselves, their circumstances, or their resources. And often we discover...

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The Power of “Yet”

Posted on Jun 22, 2017 in blog, Emotional, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Lynda Wallace, Relational, Spiritual

by Lynda Wallace The things we say, whether out loud or to ourselves, have a profound effect not only on how we feel, but also on what we do. When we tell ourselves, I can’t do it or They’ll never allow it, we undermine our own power and motivation to make change in our lives. When we tell ourselves, I’ll find a way, or ask, “What haven’t I tried yet?” we give ourselves a feeling of hope that can help us to sustain the persistent...

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Money and Happiness

Posted on Jun 9, 2017 in blog, Inspiring Change, Intellectual, Lynda Wallace, Physical, Relational, Spiritual, Uncategorized

by Lynda Wallace A few years ago, I made one of the best and most important decisions of my life, choosing to leave my corporate executive position to create a new career as a Positive Psychology Coach. Now I get to spend every day doing work that I love and enjoying the lifestyle benefits of working for myself. Not coincidentally, many of my clients are also considering career changes, as are many of the students to whom I teach courses on how...

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Mapping a Path to Well-Being

Posted on Oct 4, 2016 in Alumni Spotlight, blog, Emotional, Lynda Wallace, Relational, Spiritual

CiPP Spotlight: Lynda Wallace by Suzee Connole Lynda Wallace walked away from a job running a billion-dollar global business to create a new career she would genuinely love. She had been doing a lot of reading in positive psychology, beginning with Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert, and she remembers thinking, “This makes sense. This is right. Everyone needs to hear about this!” Her mission to achieve well-being while aiding others...

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Asking Great Coaching Questions, Part Two: Appreciative Inquiry

Posted on Aug 13, 2015 in blog, Guest Bloggers, Intellectual, Lynda Wallace

by Lynda Wallace Recently, I wrote about the value of listening carefully to our coaching clients and simply asking them to be more specific and concrete as they talk about their strengths, aspirations, and action plans. But, of course, we can’t just keep asking our clients to be more and more specific forever. And luckily, we don’t have to. There are many other types of valuable coaching questions. Two types that I’d like to talk about...

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