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Eight Questions Nonprofit Leaders Must Ask

Eight Questions Nonprofit Leaders Must Ask

Consistent good leadership is an essential skill, one more important than ever in all workplaces - private, not-for-profit or government. Although this article focuses on nonprofit leadership, many of these questions apply to anyone already a leader, or aspiring to be...

Practicing Gratitude: What We focus on Grows

Practicing Gratitude: What We focus on Grows

In the last blog post from the MMSNorCal Coaching Collective, on 21st December 2021, the longest night of the year and the beginning of winter, we shared practices on how to Reset, Reflect and Rejuvenate for 2022. In this post, on New Years Eve, we will share our...

How to Reset, Reflect, & Rejuvenate Yourself for 2022

How to Reset, Reflect, & Rejuvenate Yourself for 2022

Today, 21 December 2021, is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year, just before one year ends and a New Year begins. As holiday preparations are in full swing and we are getting ready to ring in the New Year, we asked MMSNorCal coaches about how they reset,...

Reflections on 10 Lessons on Being Human

Reflections on 10 Lessons on Being Human

Almost 50 years ago, in San Francisco, during the chaos of the Vietnam war and Watergate scandal, Dr. Cherie Carter-Scott, the founder of The MMS Institute started doing what nobody had done before  — taking a systematic approach to human development and...

When to Get  a Professional or Executive Coach

When to Get a Professional or Executive Coach

These days, and in some circles, the notion of working with a professional or executive coach is as ubiquitous as working with a personal fitness trainer or having a therapist. There are a couple of key reasons for this: the pace of changing technology is disrupting...

How to Listen, So Your Body Will Talk

How to Listen, So Your Body Will Talk

In all cultures, literature and language is full of phrases that describe the link between the body and our emotions. We talk about butterflies in our stomach before stepping out on stage, feeling a pit in our stomach on hearing...