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COACHING: UNDERSTANDING COST

Coaching costs more than other hourly tasks (on par with therapists but below lawyers, doctors, and CEOs). Programmers, analysts, and engineers often make in the $25-45 hourly range, or $50-90,000 per year. Meanwhile, coaches and …

INTRO TO COACHING, DO YOU NEED ONE?

Coaching in Noble Abstract Coaching uses processes, data, and positive psychology to make better people. In my case, I’ve simplified this to a maxim: “Make Gods.” This refers to the ancient metaphor of divine choice …

HOW TO SUCCEED IN THE GIG ECONOMY

Basics for students and employees new to freelancing. Whether Taskrabbit, Upwork, Handy, Postmates, Uber, Lyft, or other freelancing, success in the gig economy has a few basics, as seen from the lens of Organizational Psychology. …

SUBSTANCE USE & LIFE IMPROVEMENT

As clients increasingly come for coaching while taking or having taken various mind altering substances, and as individuals in my community increasingly rely on alcohol, nicotine, and medications, an important aspect of being is increasingly …

HABITS, GOAL EXECUTION, & WEIGHT LOSS

Yesterday I noticed a famous trainer on Instagram encouraging people to “not give up with their resolutions and just power through!” to lose weight. This is terrible motivational advice. Willpower fails to compel or support …

A MOTIVATING DREAM INTERPRETATION

I’ve been listening to a lot of Jungian Analysts (practitioners of Carl Jung’s approach to psychoanalysis) discuss the nature of dreaming, archetypes, and the use of images by the brain. Some people think in images, …

GIVING INCREMENTAL GOOD

It’s easy to think giving money has no impact on poor souls in hell. It’s easy to blame, to judge them, to call them a black hole whose value-damage cannot be offset. While responsible for …

HOW CHARACTER FORMS NEUROSIS

(This idea, from Claudio Naranjo’s Character and Neurosis, has been one of my most powerful tools for helping clients balance their internal processes and find healthy self-awareness.)

THE MUSIC MAJOR HIRE 3: IQ EQ CQ AQ

In The Music Major Hire 3 we covered multidisciplinary talents of musicians. If you’re hiring in the tech or creative fields, you’ve likely heard about IQ EQ CQ AQ. These identifiers can be personally empowering

CHANGE & GROWTH: A MEDITATION

“Turn Away” from Beck’s award-winning album“Morning Phase” is an exceptionally powerful ode to change and personal growth. For the last year, I’ve listened to it every night to compel myself to be different.

ALL MEMORY IS EQUAL

If you think other people have better brains, stop. That’s a lie. It’s false – a deception conjured by supremacists and self-declared despots intent on solidifying their own identity for their own ego by