Amateur to Pro

Amateur to Pro

Hosted by: Carolyn Mahboubi

A weekly solo-cast offering insights for leaving the “amateur” mindset behind — no matter your age — and adopting the mindsets, skill sets and practices that can help you live life like a Pro.

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52 New Year Resolutions for Lasting Change

A list of 52 resolutions my clients have shared with me this year.
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The Dark Side of “Hoping”

"Identity" refers to who you are as a person. It is not determined by what you say, hope for or what others want you to be. However, the way others perceive you can give you a good indication of your “Identity”. Our...
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This Is Where Powerful Coaching Happens

Powerful coaching happens on three distinct but beautifully integrated levels: Identity, Mindset and Strategies and Tactics.
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15 Life-Changing Practices to Adopt in 2024

Deep and sustainable transformation, the kind that sticks even after we are complete with a coaching program, can only occur through a commitment to regular practice — a fundamental principle of powerful coaching. If...
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Words Can Help or Hurt. Choose Responsibly.

Words have the power to shape our reality. Language is not just a way to communicate or interpret; language acts as a call to, or just as importantly, an inhibitor to action — Shane Parrish. Language is action. This...
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Is help a 4 letter word?

"How do I make it happen??" was the question I often asked myself as I grew up and well into adulthood. I was raised to be independent, resourceful, and high-achieving. Bars were not set low in my family. I embraced...
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#NeverAgainIsNow

One of the foundational practices of Life Coaching is helping our clients understand the distinction between being a victim and having a victim mindset. So many of us navigate through life with a victim mindset,...
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The Cost of Silence — Your Voice Matters

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3 Truths for Aspiring Coaches

Professional Coach Rich Litvin advises that those who have embraced coaching as our profession refrain from labeling themselves as "Coaches." In his article, “Never ever say you’re a Coach,” he explains, “Coaching...
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Coaching is a GPS

Life before GPS, cell phones, and text messaging may seem different from today, but it wasn't a constant struggle. We managed just fine. We found our way to places, stayed in touch with loved ones, and generally...
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I Cry Because...

I have no words for the jumble of emotions that have me so moved in this moment. Nothing sad, bad, or particularly emotional has happened. It is the most quotidian of mornings. But here’s the thing.
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How to Make Conscious Commitments? Six Steps to Help You Succeed

Why does commitment have to be such a zero-sum game? Or does it? Regarding most behaviors, a little bit is better than nothing. The foundation of successful coaching is helping folks take one small step at a time....
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