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From the monthly archives:

August 2012

What’s Happening at Turning Point Coaching?

by Gary Bamberger on August 5, 2012

It has been quite a while since I last posted a blog.  I feel compelled to provide some information related to my absence.

In April 2011, my wife and I began blazing a new trail in our lives when we moved from just outside of Philadelphia, PA to Corona de Tucson, AZ, which is just southeast of Tucson.  Our journey to our new community was a “leap of faith” as it were.  My wife didn’t have employment lined up.  And I was working part time as an IT consultant while coaching on the side.  The IT consulting gig ended in July 2011, so I began contemplating what my next step would be on my journey.

I landed a full-time job as an IT Relationship Manager.  I viewed this as a golden opportunity for me since I have many years experience in this role.  It turned out to be less than ideal since there was a mismatch of core values.  During this time, I must admit that the thought of writing about leadership characteristics seemed…well, inauthentic and hypocritical.  I felt I was not blazing my own train any longer nor living my values, and, therefore, wasn’t about to write about leadership.  This feeling was foreign to me, and I was not a happy camper and was not being myself at all…as my wife could attest to.

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