📅 Thought for today:
‘A coach is someone who tells you what you don’t want to hear, who has you see what you don’t want to see, so you can be who you have always known you could be.’
— Tom Landry
#thoughtfortoday #coaching #coach #potential #actualisation
Tom Landry is a name that will be familiar to many Americans, and a bit of a mystery to anyone else unless they happen to be fans of American football.
When I lived in Dallas in the late 1980s he was coming to the end of his 29 years as a coach to the Dallas Cowboys.
This quote came to mind today, a Saturday because yesterday was a “coaching day”.
I have a subset of clients who are primarily paying me to provide executive coaching and it just happened that three of them fell on one day.
I enjoy this work every bit as much as I do my therapeutic work.
Yesterday, the clients were based in the USA, Central Europe, and the low countries, yet it is remarkable how similar the challenges they face are.
Today, I’m taking a break (building a small shed so my pottery wheel can go in the big shed. With warmer weather coming, I know the person I always wanted to be is a potter. I need something to put all that bread in!