How to Know If Your Job Is Making You Dormant

In my book, I refer to a woman who attended one of my workshops.

She spoke of the regret she felt at not having taken a new role she had been offered. It meant a longer commute and longer hours for her children in childcare. She anticipated the hardship of these two things.

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Lacey Yeomans
How to Know Which Phase You're In

It's a time of transition. Some plants are dormant. Others are coming into bloom. Some of my plants seem undecided. The changeable weather appears to have kept some of them in limbo. They're still growing and their potential isn't obvious yet.

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Lacey Yeomans
Is There a 'Right' Way to Lead?

So many of my clients, when they first work with me, are seeking 'the answer'. They want to know if they are doing things 'right'. 

One of my new clients asked me these questions in her first coaching session.

"Is there a best way to manage other people? Am I being the right type of leader? What leadership style do I have, and which one is the best for me to adopt?"

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How Do You Know If You're on Track at Work When There's No Feedback?

Work can require us to be solo or isolated from others. Sometimes, we need to create our own boundaries. At times, we can't rely on feedback from other people.

I recently discovered that on my maternal side, I come from a line of lighthouse keepers. Some of my ancestors worked as 'wickies'  in the United Kingdom. They would almost certainly have lived and worked in isolation. They would have relied on themselves, and the structures they dwelt in, for their safety.

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Lacey Yeomans