Entries by Paul Gaskell


Leadership, soccer coaching and Jurgen Klopp

Given I’ve spent a lot of time thinking, reading, planning (*) and watching Liverpool Football Club (LFC) this season, I figured I could at least use some of that familiarity to identify some learnings about leadership. I obviously have a bias, but I think Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool’s German coach exemplifies many characteristics that help leaders create […]


Finding Authentic Happiness

Many of us are looking for ways to find authentic happiness, whether consciously or unconsciously.  If that’s you, I want to introduce (maybe re-introduce) one of my favorite models of happiness and well-being (it’s identified as PERMA). I’ve used it widely with my clients in recent years.  Are you are looking to flourish, be authentically […]

Music as a resource and the best of 2018

Long overdue, this is my annual for my music tribe.  In case you missed it, turns out 2018 was a spectacular year for music old and new.  And if you are reading this piece, wondering how it relates to coaching, the simple answer is that music can rewire our brain, it can relax us, it can uplift […]


Get beyond your Limiting Beliefs!

One of the most powerful changes coaching can enable is the discovery and replacement of a limiting belief – one that’s holding you back. It can be as simple as, ‘I hate interviewing’. You cannot suddenly acquire interviewing skills without practice, but you can develop interviewing skills more easily if you manage the limiting belief […]