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Transitions

24th October, 2018 / 8 Comments / in Blog / by Bebe Hansen

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly Richard Bach Transitions…we all know them and have experienced them. I am in one. It feels really useful and liberating to remember that many things have just recently radically changed for me as a result of losing my longtime friend, collaborator, teaching and business partner, Doug Silsbee....

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A Video Interview with Bebe Hansen...

26th July, 2018 / 0 Comments / in Blog / by Bebe Hansen

About her journey, coaching skills, and the PBC transition In this lovely interview with Rod Francis in June 2018, Bebe Hansen, recently named Principal of Presence-Based Coaching, shares her personal and professional journey into coaching, talks about some key coaching skills and practices that support learning and change, and a bit about the Presence-Based Coaching...

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Life on the Sidelines

31st May, 2018 / 38 Comments / in Blog / by Bebe Hansen

Old habits die hard. They hang on for good reason. They’ve learned their strategies well.  At one time, they served. And, at some point, they outlive their usefulness and their effectiveness. I find myself in a new situation, a new context that is creating some new demands on my habits.  As many of you know, Doug Silsbee, Founder of Presence-Based Coaching, received a stage...

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Living at the Frothy Edge

1st April, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog / by Doug Silsbee

We are all in transition. Something is always ending; something else sprouting. For sure, some transitions are more painful, liberating, intentional, or dramatic than others. But, we can all point to things in our lives that are diminishing and to others that are taking root. Projects, relationships, health, life circumstances, the focus of our intentions and energies…. these...

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Whole-heartedness

11th March, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog / by Doug Silsbee

I have been feeling the turning for some time now. It began a couple years ago, when a combination of circumstances made it clear that we could no longer sustain what we had so enthusiastically built, and it was time to create some change. Moving to town, selling our beloved retreat center, Walker retiring, building the team that delivers and manages the Presence-Based Coaching...

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The Turning of the Wheel

28th January, 2015 / 0 Comments / in Blog / by Doug Silsbee

There is ample evidence for the turning of the wheel There is ample evidence for the turning of the wheel. I have two grandchildren. My father is 85, and counting. I’m in my 60’s. Walker and I have faced significant health challenges. We sold our retreat center last year. All these are indicators of bold new territory! In this emerging chapter of our lives, there is plenty...

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