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Kris Plachy added a favorite at Family Gone Free
Jan 8, 2012
So many ideas about how to get results from a team. I know only one that always works. Know them, observe them, listen to them And then give them direct feedback about what you notice. But telling them isn’t enough Once you help your employees know what they are doing,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at Kris Plachy
A coaching colleague, Suyin Nichols Asked what word I would choose To describe myself in 2012. I thought about it a lot. I chose ‘courage’. It’s interesting because I think I have a reputation for being Relatively strong, determined, accomplished. I’m not disagreeing with it, But I also believe it’s... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2011 at Kris Plachy
This is hard. Working for him is hard. Having her on my team is hard. Listening to that person talk is hard. Learning this new process is hard. Traveling so much is hard. This is hard. It's one of the worst things We can say. Saying something is or will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at Kris Plachy
"Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again.” - Frances Rodman I just read this quote on Facebook. I love it. I think the timing is perfect for Thanksgiving. Most everyone I know, Including me Speaks often... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at Kris Plachy
A year ago or so I was packing up our house We were leaving the house we'd lived in For nine years. I was working on the kitchen Digging through a cabinet The one where all the random Stuff goes The gravy strainer thing, The waffle griddle thing, The Pampered... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at Kris Plachy
Ever been confused? I mean like, really confused? I remember thinking I was confused about stuff When I was young. Decisions seemed so big then. Silly me Small now, big then. Now I'm older Things are bigger. Decisions mean more. And I like that. Making big decisions is awesome. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at Kris Plachy
I was coaching someone today And it hit me, hard. I realized why I love this work. It isn't work. Truly. It's who I am. Just as I am a woman, a mother, Have blond hair (well kinda). I am a coach. It is me. There's no question, that coaching... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2011 at Kris Plachy
I remember the first time I knew I was in the wrong place. It was when I met my step-siblings for the first time. Everyone was happy, laughing. But I had a feeling, literally in my body That told me this wasn't my place. I don't fit here. They weren't... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at Kris Plachy
This past week reminded me That all you think you need, you have. That all you're supposed to know, you know. That everyone you're supposed to love, you love. We spend so much of our time Wishing Wishing things, people, stuff, was different. We tell ourselves we want more, less,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at Kris Plachy
Who moved my cheese? Remember that book? I do. I remember one of my favorite people Read that book to our team, many years ago. I also remembering not really caring about the message. The company I was with was changing But I hadn't been there very long. I wasn't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at Kris Plachy
I find the word "boss" interesting. At work we refer to people As "the boss". You might even be the boss. If you are "the boss", Do you exercise authority, make decisions or Dominate? That's what says a boss is. It's an interesting thing to reflect on, Being the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2011 at Kris Plachy
My experience tells me That anything is possible. Amazing or challenging Anything is possible. The constant in creating "anything" Is having "something". Something strong and powerful Something you believe in Let's call it your song You know what I mean, It's that thing you stand for It's the story you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2011 at Kris Plachy
It's so awesome when people show up Exactly like we expect them to. Really. Think about it. Consider this thought, "It's so great that you are showing up exactly like I expect you to." Think about the time and pain investment you make When you get mad, annoyed, disappointed, hurt... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2011 at Kris Plachy
I have a beautiful necklace from my husband It's an engraving of a bear's claw I have a Chocolate Lab named Grizz I'm afraid of bears They're big and scary They can eat you. One of my favorite women Asked me the other day "What's with you and bears, Kris... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2011 at Kris Plachy
Themes for the week for myself and my colleagues. I don't know what to do.... I'm not doing enough.... I won't be ready for what's next.... When we wait to know if we're enough We wait for something outside of us to say so. We float, we wait, we flutter... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2011 at Kris Plachy
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Jan 30, 2011