All Posts by Sue Hefren

About the Author

Sue loves people and is passionate about seeing them flourish in life. She is a skilled communicator, coach and mentor who has been delivering personal and professional breakthroughs for individuals and businesses over the past 15 years. Sue is a Professional Certifed Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. She is a Partner and Chief Operations Officer at Frazer Holmes Coaching and enjoys training and mentoring coaches in the art of facilitating transformational change.

Nov 21

It’s a Shame Not to Deal with Shame

By Sue Hefren

Andrew tossed and turned, he couldn’t sleep. He felt like he had given it his best shot but lost the contract. It plagued him and kept playing on his mind. What had he done wrong? Was he really too bold, even arrogant? How could he have handled it differently? To make things worse, the lead […]

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Sep 19

When Anxiety Can Be Good

By Sue Hefren

I woke up one morning and my stomach felt like it had been tied in knots. You know the feeling – the uncomfortable mass that sits there and just won’t go away. Anxiety manifests itself in other ways too… uneasiness, heart palpitations, sweaty outbreaks, sleeplessness, dizziness or nausea. Depending on the day that worrisome feeling […]

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Sep 12

5 Ways to Escape the Pain of Offence

By Sue Hefren

I was talking to a friend the other day when a comment he made jumped out at me… “It was over three years ago, but I still feel so offended and hurt”. I saw the pain flash through his eyes and heard the sigh of resignation. He was convinced this wound would never heal. His […]

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Sep 05

Consider the ripple effect

By Sue Hefren

Have you ever sat in a pool till it was perfectly still? Was it really perfectly still? Try as you might, even the slightest muscle twitch sends ripples through the water. Our lives are just like that. We may try to isolate ourselves or convince ourselves that the choices we make and the things we […]

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Jul 23

Dealing with the Dark Days

By Sue Hefren

If you are anything like me, some days are tough. In fact, some weeks or even months can be tough. Things don’t work out like you hoped, planned or even strived for. You begin to feel down or, dare I say it, even a little depressed. We all want to be successful, or at the […]

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Jun 30

Brain Gender and Relationship Coaching

By Sue Hefren

If you follow our blog you may have seen a recent Coach Mentor Podcast episode where the host, Robert Holmes was guest interviewed by Relationship and Celebrity Coach, Patrick Wanis about the neurological differences between men’s and women’s brains. These differences have significant implications for relationships because it affects the way men and women experience […]

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Jun 27

Bend without breaking: The Power of Resilience

By Sue Hefren

Many people imagine the perfect life to be one where it is all smooth sailing, a tropical paradise, simple peaceful and fun. Unfortunately, that is not the way most of us experience life. Storms come, clouds block the sun, the wind whips us and things turn ugly – its just the way it goes. Life […]

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Jun 20

NLP: A new perspective

By Sue Hefren

I have to admit that I have been a bit of a skeptic about some of the more abstract coaching technologies like Neuro Linguistic Programing (NLP). In my early days of coaching the majority of NLP ideas and concepts I encountered made little sense to me – in fact, it all looked a lot like […]

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Jun 13

Carol Roth’s 105 Tips for Becoming an Expert

By Sue Hefren

Carol Roth has more than 18 years of business advisory experience and has worked with hundreds of companies, ranging from a single entrepreneur with an idea to Fortune 500 businesses, on all aspects of business and financial strategy. She is a media personality and business expert in her own right. Why is this important? Well this week […]

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Jun 26

The Word Hope

By Sue Hefren

Working with people as they deal with the deepest and most important issues in life is beyond doubt one of the most amazing privileges. Lately, when Iíve been coaching people, Iíve noticed that some particular words keep coming up again and again. The first of them I noticed was “hope”. The most distressing and disturbing […]

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Jun 25

The Word Power

By Sue Hefren

If the most common complaint people have is hopelessness, helplessness runs a close second. Helplessness comes from feeling completely disempowered. It always fascinates me how many grown adults live very disempowered lives. It seems commonplace for people to give all their power away to others and feel helpless and completely unable to control the life […]

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Jun 16

Relax And Be Productive

By Sue Hefren

By Tony Schwartz THINK for a moment about your typical workday. Do you wake up tired? Check your e-mail before you get out of bed? Skip breakfast or grab something on the run that’s not particularly nutritious? Rarely get away from your desk for lunch? Run from meeting to meeting with no time in between? […]

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Jun 15

Why Paying Yourself First Is Key To Getting Rich

By Sue Hefren

By Robert Kiyosaki They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Study the diagrams above and see if you can pick up some of the distinctions between the two stories: If you’re financially intelligent, you can see important distinctions in the diagrams above. The Power of Cash Flow   The first diagram depicts […]

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