I’m back. And it feels great. Not sure if there is even anyone out there in blogland to notice my absence but at any rate, I’m back and even if I’m the only one to note this, it feels damn good. Better than good in fact. Great.
I had a very hard year, and thankfully it all came to a boil so I was able to step back and start afresh. To put it mildly. And even though it was, for all intents and purposes, a shitty time for me, I really believe it was a gift from the universe telling me to reassess and re-evaluate what and who I was prioritizing in my life. The balance was so far askew and I didn’t see it. I was tolerating things I would NEVER have tolerated and worrying about things that should have passed by unnoticed. Giving myself the freedom to step back …or more realistically, hitting the wall and stopping cold, also gave me the distance to see what was really real, authentic and true, in my world. I realized how much beauty I have in my life. My family. My friends. My work. My hobbies. And how much ‘filler’ I have. Or had.
I am posting this image because in the messy landscape of my reality, I stand here at the end of the mess, or beginning of my new adventure, and realize that I am so incredibly blessed with my life. Those that stand with me are my people. With deep, beautiful character, integrity and empathy for others and a genuine love for me. Warts and all. Not everyone is capable of journeying through rough times with friends. I get that. I’m learning anyways. Friendship means different things to everyone and some simply don’t have it in them to navigate the grey zones, the ambiguity, and to understand and love through the rough times. And that’s all good. Not everyone is meant to. Like I said, I think this rough time in my life was a gift because those that recognized it before I did, asked me how I was, made me see the changes in myself, and then stood with me as I journeyed my way out of the grey zone, are truly amazing. Truly a blessing to me and those that have been lost, I thank them for the life lessons. I wish them well, I wish them happiness and I wish them friends and family that love them as unconditionally as I have.
Welcome to Lesley Calvin Coaching .
My areas of focus are Life, Leadership, Transition and Strategic Coaching for both individuals and teams.
The foundation of my coaching approach is the Energy Leadership Index Assessment (ELI) which provides a wonderful overview on your current emotional and behavioural responses (EI/EQ), both under 'normal' conditions and under stress.
This is the key to actualizing our own personal/professional and team growth and positively impacting our Emotional Intelligence!
By working with a coach you can alter your attitude and perspective, make a shift in your consciousness, and increase your energy and effectiveness.
FYI - Coaching can happen in person, over the phone, Skype or FaceTime.
As for Lesley Calvin Coaching webpage, you can come here to feel good, feel empowered and join me on my coaching journey, no strings attached just positive forward motion!
In addition to holding a Masters of Organizational Leadership (Magna Cum Laude), and being a a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), Lesley Calvin is also a certified ELI Master Practitioner with 20 years of Engagement, Leadership and Professional Development career experience, and would be happy to discuss Life, Leadership, Transition or Strategic Coaching with you and/or your team at any time.
Just shoot me a message firstname.lastname@example.org
Lesley Calvin BA, MA, ELI-MP, CPC
What Is Coaching
Coaching is a creative partnership between you, the client and me, the coach! Together we focus on designing and implementing specific, meaningful goals and empowering changes in your personal and/or professional life.
We are always moving towards YOUR desired future outcomes, instead of concentrating on past experiences or reasons for present dissatisfaction.
Understanding the holistic nature of yourself and where you put your conscious and (perhaps more importantly) your unconscious energy, seeing how positive, proactive, empowering change can fit into your bigger picture.
Empowering you to trust yourself, your thoughts, goals and skills, a coach will always respect your agenda and future outcomes. Coaching is an advice free zone.
Together we will set your future in Positive, Forward Motion by setting and pursuing YOUR goals with specific, inspired measurable steps that will lead to fundamental shifts in energy, action and habit formation.
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