FocalPoint Business Coaching has awarded its Campbell Fraser Award for Coaching Excellence to John Jennings, a FocalPoint Business Coach based in Louisville, Kentucky. One of FocalPoint’s marquee awards, the Campbell Fraser Award For Excellence in Business Coaching is awarded to a Business Coach who has received consistently high client feedbackRead More →

Anxiety, it's a grind

A friend of mine told me recently that he had a toothache and he was going to the dentist.  He said it was the first time he had experienced this and thought maybe he had chipped a filling.  The dentist told him that he was grinding his teeth.  Furthermore, hisRead More →

what are people looking for

What are you looking for?  Professionally?  Personally?  I heard once that there are three things that drive a person to a higher level of performance.  These are three things that every person is looking for, whether they are aware of it or not. What are people looking for? The threeRead More →

listen to be heard

Effective communications are critical at this time.  That, along with empathy, are identified as the two most important leadership traits needed in a crisis.  When it comes to effective communications, sometimes you have to listen to be heard.  How’s that? Can you imagine a more stressful role than being theRead More →

Power of the Pivot

Everyone is talking about “pivots”. But what does that mean? And how can a company successfully make a pivot during such a time of unrest?  I recently delivered a workshop on the art of pivoting called “the power of the pivot“.  You can access the video from the form onRead More →

building resilience

Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. It is fundamentally a system property. It refers to the magnitude of change or disturbance that a system can experience without shifting into an alternate state that has different structural and functional properties.  Building resilience is necessary forRead More →