Who Meets A Guide (who understands their fear)

Let's review our first steps in comparing StoryBrand marketing and Coaching.

First, we talked about how the conversation needs to be about the person being coached. They are the main character in the story we are writing together.

Next, we talked about the problem. One of the big differences between a coaching conversation and just "friending" is that we are purposefully focusing on a chosen outcome that the person being coached wants to focus on!

Next up is today's focus: who meets a guide who understands their fear. 

Here are some of the fears that good coaching helps people recognize:

  • feeling stuck with no way out
  • not knowing what to do, or even if there is anything that can be done
  • feeling abandoned by God and others
  • questioning if there is even hope for the future

In Bridges coaching, we talk about the Always Circle and associated lies. There's ALWAYS going to be stuff. God ALWAYS offers a plan. We ALWAYS make choices. Uncovering the associated lies...

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It's All About The Donuts? [Guest Blog by Natalie Scott Fabretti]

Maybe you can relate...

I love donuts (ok, everyone can relate to that, I hear they even make gluten-free now).

My favorite donut place is Ridge Donut in Greece, NY. I donut go there often (see what I did there?) so I often get confused about which exit to take. I always think to myself “I will know it when I get there”.

The last 2 times, I have overshot and had to take the next available exit then monkey around to get back to the shop.

I could’ve used Google maps. I could write down the correct exit. I could phone a friend.

But I didn’t.

Life lessons can feel that way too.

I am a passionate person and one thing I have been trying to work on is using my emotions as indicators instead of becoming a slave to them. I can feel myself getting angry or overwhelming sad by circumstances that don’t go my way.

Similar to the donut exit, I think I will know what to do when I get there.

But the truth is, I don’t.

There are many resources like the...

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