Coaching Classes Begin at Apositiva Now

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Hey, New Coaches! Getting ready for class this week-end at Apositiva, by polishing the training center and gathering the training goodies for YOU. Growing Coach Training Starts Now. This is a program for five week-ends, along with check-ins and learning. The program takes place every week-end on Sat/Sun from 9am – 4pm. Mid-week (Wednesday), we check in online at 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Pacific Standard Time). […]

April Showers Bring May Flowers

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Welcome to the Month of May!  It’s the month in the Pacific Northwest that follows a long season of rain, bringing loads of flowers like tulips and roses! What else is May? May is the month for Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, dancing around the Maypole, crowning of the May Queen, and some countries observe and honor workers (Memorial Day). May is an Old English […]

Tip 9 – Your Actions Will Shout the Truth

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“As solid rock is not shaken by the wind so the wise are not shaken by blame or praise.” This is a Buddhist saying. This is a short and lovely way to explain how to have confidence in your actions. “Pay no attention to ill-natured remarks about you. Simply live so nobody will believe them. Disordered nerves and bad digestion are common causes of back-biting. […]

Coaching Certification Begins May 16-18

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What is Coaching? Come and learn in Growing Coach Training at Apositiva. Five week-ends filled with fun and experiential learning.  Module I is called “It’s About You.” Learn How to: Activate Focus in You & Others Rediscover Your Strengths Begin Coaching Conversations Activate Your Dreams!   If you’re new to coaching or an experienced coach … Come and grow! All five week-ends give you full […]

Morrie and His Ability

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Storytelling is one of the oldest means for communicating.  Do you enjoy a tale about super heroes?  How about fantasy tales that bring a lesson? Here is one for kids (and adults). I wrote “Morrie and His Ability” in 1983. This story was originally written to inspire my children when they felt bullied by other kids. First, a little thought about why we tell stories. […]

Sliding Doors

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Sliding Doors How would life be different if you had not missed the train? Recently we picked up an old movie called “Sliding Doors” with Gwyneth Paltrow. It’s a story about a woman whose life split when the doors of a subway car closed.  In one version of her life, she missed the train by a few seconds.  In the other version she happened to […]

Start Your New Skillbase with Apositiva

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Start Your New Skillbase with Apositiva Apositiva is a place for people who want creative, interactive training.  Are you interested in playing in learning and having other people give you feedback and experience? Then we may be the right place for you. In the Pacific Northwest, Apositiva (formerly A Positive Change) has been serving the Portland, Oregon area and attracting students from as far as […]

Are You an Executive Coach?

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Are You an Executive Coach?   Want to have an Executive Coach Roar?  In the world of sports, there are coaches. In the world of life, there are coaches. In the world of business, there are coaches. They are all different. As Dr. Marci Nemhauser and Cat Wilson gather their experience in preparation for the coming workshop to be held at Apositiva Center in Portland, […]