The Races In Life

by JERI XIE

There are many races in life we just got to run. Most races in our life are actually intangible.  Whether it is about getting a degree, embarking a new job, given a new work assignment, working towards a dateline, entering into parenthood, etc., these are races that we might felt we are running. We don’t see ourselves running physically, but the racings happen in our mind. Read more

An ode to quotes: What possible applications in coaching?

By Nadege Esteban-Frutos

What are your favourite quotes? How do you use them into your daily life and into your coaching practice?

I love quotes. I even keep one file on my computer where I collect the quotes that I like. As far as I remember, I have always loved quotes. I started with this one when I was about 12 years old: “A day without laughter is a day wasted” (Charlie Chaplin) and it is still at the top of my collection. And then there was this one, “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run” (Babe Ruth). For many people, it may not mean a lot but as a huge baseball fan, it does a lot for me! And there was another one and then many more. I don’t know if there is a specific word for those who build a collection of quotes, like the word “philatelists” for those whose hobby is to collect stamps, or “numismatics” for those who collect coins, but if there was one, I could add it in my list of hobbies on my profile! Read more