The Big Truth About Small Success

Last week I got to work with a group of coaches at a Women's Coaching Summit in Bellingham.

The first night, we had a High-Five Happy Hour to celebrate all of their many accomplishments from the past year.

When coaches sat down to write these things down earlier that day, their list may not look like what you'd expect. 

That's because it takes some work to recognize what you're actually doing in your work as a coach. Coaches are hard on their athletes...and even harder on themselves! It takes a little more digging and a deeper awareness to see all the ways you're actually expanding.


The things that matter the most aren't the typical things that coaches high-five or fist-pump about.

Things that make your list of accomplishments may be things you'd hardly ever think to celebrate at all.

That's why I think this kind of work is so important!!!

Real success isn’t as much about the big things that show up in a press release for everyone else to read.

Your success as a coach is about hundreds of moments when you just want to say, “Forget it...” and instead, you give it one more shot.

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