Terry Watkins

Terry Watkins is a Senior Coach for The Ken Blanchard Companies. She is a frequent contributor to Blanchard’s LeaderChat blog. Terry received her Certified Professional Career Coach certification from The Coaches Training Institute and her MBA with an emphasis in Leadership from Grand Canyon University.

  • 4 Steps to Authentic Behavior Change

    4 Steps to Authentic Behavior Change

    A new year is upon us. For many people, this time of year represents “out with the old, in with the new”—a new start or a new opportunity. I believe right now is the best time for self-reflection...

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  • 4 Coaching Steps toward Work/Life Balance

    4 Coaching Steps toward Work/Life Balance

    A common topic in my coaching sessions is work/life balance. Heavy workloads, daily abundance of emails, competing deadlines, required meetings, and other concerns can be so overwhelming that work...

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  • 7 Tips for Letting Go as a Manager

    7 Tips for Letting Go as a Manager

    Delegation and control are common topics with my coaching clients. They recognize the importance of delegation and how it can serve them, but some still struggle with letting go. In order to free...

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  • 4 Key Elements of Emotional Intelligence—A Coach’s Perspective

    4 Key Elements of Emotional Intelligence—A Coach’s Perspective

    Everyone experiences emotions—happy, sad, angry, afraid, ashamed, etc. Emotions can move you forward or hold you back. Your reactions to others’ emotions can positively enhance a relationship or...

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  • 4 Ways to Rise to Be Amazing

    4 Ways to Rise to Be Amazing

    “If you’re always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” –Dr. Maya Angelou It is so rewarding to coach clients who want to be amazing and who dare to rise!  They are...

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  • 6 Ways to Shake It Up to Achieve Mastery

    6 Ways to Shake It Up to Achieve Mastery

    As a coach, the majority of my coaching sessions with clients focus on achieving mastery in some form. Some topics are very specific, such as delivering presentations or listening. Others are...

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  • 4 Ways to Experience the Joys of Coaching

    4 Ways to Experience the Joys of Coaching

    There is a joy that coaches experience when they provide leaders with the one-on-one support that increases effectiveness and professional growth. That sense of satisfaction is available to...

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  • Not Feeling Confident on That New Task at Work? 5 Ways Your Manager Can Help

    Not Feeling Confident on That New Task at Work? 5 Ways Your Manager Can Help

    Confidence is a belief in one’s ability to succeed. It comes from within and must be nurtured. A healthy level of confidence leads to the capacity to overcome fear, which can result in growth and...

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  • Coaching Yourself—6 Tips from a Professional Coach

    Coaching Yourself—6 Tips from a Professional Coach

    Have you ever thought about coaching yourself?  It’s a good skill to have—especially during an unexpected change, transition, or period of uncertainty. Through self-coaching, you can take control...

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  • 4 Ways to Develop Your Coaching Presence

    4 Ways to Develop Your Coaching Presence

    Professional coaches know the importance of being skilled at coaching presence—being fully present. This fundamental and powerful skill can make or break a coach/client relationship. The...

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  • 4 Common Topics When Coaching in Turbulent Times

    4 Common Topics When Coaching in Turbulent Times

    Managing during stressful times can be very challenging. Most managers will experience major change several times throughout their career. This may include a company merger, downsizing, a new...

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  • What Makes A Great Coach?  3 Key Ingredients

    What Makes A Great Coach? 3 Key Ingredients

    According to the 2016 Global Coaching Study by the International Coach Federation and PricewaterhouseCoopers, almost all coach practitioners (99%) reported receiving some form of coach-specific...

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  • Get Clear in These Four Areas before Coaching Across Cultures

    Get Clear in These Four Areas before Coaching Across Cultures

    As I regularly partner with company sponsors, clients, and coaches from various cultures, I’ve realized that people from different country cultures and even organizational cultures can have...

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