Forgive me, as this post will be a bit longer than usual, but I needed to get some things out. There's a character in Ayn Rand’s reputed and much discussed work, Atlas Shrugged, named John Galt. In the first half of the book, characters, out of despair, use John Galt’s name as a reason to give up (meaning only a mythological, made up person like Galt could answer, solve, or fix this situation). The story reveals that Galt is a real person (“character”) and, ultimately, comes to symbolize the power and potential of the human mind.
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You know those moments when life pushed back on you, and you decided to simply step back, look around, and take another path to where you wanted to go? Those moments where you should have faltered, you should have let the weight of the world slow you down? Instead, you simply shrugged, and kept moving. Not sure yet? Then let’s create some inspiration with your response-ability, and then you’ll realize you’ve had this ability all along.
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Coaching now is a billion dollar industry. The coaching industry has seen tremendous growth. Between 25 to 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies use executive coaches, as reported in a recent survey by The Hay Group, an International Human Resources consultancy. Coaches are hired by Fortune 1000 companies, in schools, in all departments of government, health clubs, non-profits and more to achieve success. More and more people are choosing to become certified professional coaches or learn coaching skills for use in their everyday lives and careers. Today, let’s answer the questions “Why?” and “Why now?”