Christa: Hey, Coach, What’s up?
Coach: Good to see you, Christa. We had a big session last time. How are you?
Christa: Pretty good, well... actually, to use one of the emotionally descriptive words we’ve been talking about, I’m pensive because I’m really wrestling with this job change.
Coach: Great clarity, pensive tells me a lot! Tell me more.
Christa: Well, I do and don’t want to take the offer at the new office. I love my current job. It’s great being a part of corporate headquarters; there’s a buzz here that doesn’t happen anywhere else, and I know the job well. I have a great relationship with the CEO and in my next position I’d report to the regional director, so much of my connection ...

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