Chapter 15Principles of Good Coaching (and Good Living)

Here’s your reward for reading this book: power principles that will raise you from the ranks of the merely excellent to the brilliant, whether you’re coaching, managing, or just living.

The Principle of Getting Started

It doesn’t matter where you start. It only matters that you start. Take action!

Action sometimes must precede understanding and almost always comes before certainty.

Don’t wait for a problem to develop and grow before you start applying the techniques we’ve explored here. Don’t wait to be inspired. Don’t wait for insight. Don’t get paralyzed by collecting data and information. Don’t wait, period. Start anywhere. Work your way toward inspiration and insight. Look ahead to ...

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