I recently concluded my last week at Reboot, the company I co-founded six years ago with Jerry Colonna, Ali Schultz and Dan Putt. I’m going to go back into private practice and will also be working on my next endeavor, a company at the intersection of coaching and leadership that I’ve been thinking about, and experimenting with, for the past several years.
Coaching is and always will be my Main Thing. I have always believed that part of becoming a great coach is pushing myself to the edge of my comfort zone and doing things that seem crazy or hard or both, just like I coach my clients to do.
The last time I challenged my comfort zone was when Jerry invited me to join him, Ali and Dan in co-founding Reboot. I was happy being a coach in private practice, so I initially declined the invitation. Then Jerry said to me the now famous words “Shouldn’t we try and build the type of organization we coach our clients to build, just to make sure we are not...