Tag: marriage coaching

Asking vs Telling: 4 steps for success

Whether I’m working with people in their business or with couples in their relationship, I hear comments regularly that indicate that asking vs telling is an unkept secret for business and relationship success.  Comments such as: “Why doesn’t she understand?  I told her how.” “It’s his own fault because I told him what he needed… Read more »

Live Life As An Experiment

With the world’s craziness, where normal doesn’t seem normal, I ponder, “What is life all about?” Why not have some fun with it, and live life as an experiment? In an experiment, there is no right or wrong, only results. You get to decide what results you keep. That’s accountability in the biggest way and… Read more »

Turn Up The Heat In Your Relationship

It’s COLD outside!!!! So, what do you do? Turn up the heat in your home to make it comfortable. Doesn’t it make sense to apply the same strategy when you notice your relationship with your sweetie is a bit cool – or maybe really COLD? What will you do TODAY, to turn up the heat… Read more »

Goals vs Intentions: Dealing with the New Year reality hit

January is almost gone. What has happened for you regarding your goals and plans for this year? Or more importantly, who are you being each day based on your intentions? Hmmm – goals vs intentions. I believe there are some misunderstandings about intentions and how they relate to goals and plans.  That’s why there are… Read more »

Gratitude & Appreciation

What results do you experience when you apply Gratitude & Appreciation in your relationship at home? For many couples we coach, this is not a normal, or even easy mode of operation. Yet, it can become a “best practice,” but only if you want to experience greater happiness, joy, satisfaction, and love. We invite you… Read more »

Use Metaphors As Motivators

Unconsciously, most of us use metaphors – they seem to be natural in our English language.  Why not use them consciously to get the results you really want in your relationship? What is a metaphor?  According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, it is a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea, which… Read more »

The Miracle of Marriage – Or Is It? 4 communication basics for any relationship

Does something miraculous happen when two people get married?  Or is it the communication within the marriage that breeds success? Hmmm? We have two amazing sons, Jamie and Brad. They are incredibly intelligent, creative, kind, respectful, and accountable – leaders in their communities and in our world.  Despite our parental foibles, we must have done… Read more »

Asking vs. Telling – An Un-kept Secret

“Why doesn’t she understand?  I told her how.” “It’s his own fault that happened.  I told him what he should do.” “I told her and told her and told her and she still doesn’t do it right.” Whether I’m working with business teams or couples, I regularly hear these comments.  Results clearly show they do… Read more »

What is Success in Your Relationship?

How do you define success in your relationship? How does your partner define it?  Have you had that conversation? To create greater success in your relationship, and to give yourselves time and space to talk about it, we invite you to consider attending the Rocky Mountain Couples Retreate on March 6 – 8, 2020, at… Read more »

What Is Your Relationship Worth To You?

Your relationship with your partner/spouse is likely the most important relationship you will ever have. I’ll be so bold as to say it is an asset, or investment that will either provide you the HUGEST return, or be a big loser.  The cool thing is, you get to choose your return by your daily thoughts, words,… Read more »