Today's Mental Toughness

  • "People have a hard time 'taking off' when weighed down by emotional baggage. Mental Toughness is flying light, clear and focused". ~Ida

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Momentum, Why Choice Matters


Choice is essential to autonomy, which is fundamental to our mental health and well being.

Healthy people like those who play to win, champions and courageous leadership – they all want and need to direct their own lives.

Choice is what enables each of us to pursue our targets, in life and on a golf course, as well as at our work activities, it is our choices that enable us to produce outstanding results and champion performances both personally and professionally.  read more »

Winning With Mavericks ~ Identity, Passion & Purposeful


Your strongest team members, your “A” players or ones sometimes coined “rebels” with their mental toughness in tact; are your mavericks. They are talented, confident and passionate and sometimes – hard to control.

Strong leadership teams and legendary coaches know “the how” to maximize the power of their mavericks.

Mavericks are not for the timid and outstanding leaders know you don’t want to loose these maximizers and strong leaders skillfully know how not to let them run wild.  read more »

Winning Through Difficult Conversations


Research shows that great coaches and leaders see having the “difficult conversation” as an opportunity. They know that the most important thing about the difficult conversations is to have them.

Let them be messy, human and real, but have them – lots of them, because they are relevant to the leader and the organization. Avoidance of the difficult conversations is an organizational – team performance stop sign.

Winston Churchill said, “The price of greatness is responsibility.” I personally think he was speaking to the leaders ability to have difficult conversations.  read more »

What Clients are Saying

  • I came to Ida with many years experience in my industry, but having been removed from it for a few years I need coaching. Within the first few months of returning to the business, Ida's coaching and support established me as a Top Producer for her company.

    I have since gone into teaching and use Ida's coaching strategies on a daily basis. They not only help me to get the outcome I want with my students. I have had several opportunities to share her ideas with my students so that they can succeed in the class room and in life.

    Ida's dedication to her student's success always goes above and beyond.

    Birdie Forsythe, Hayward High School, Science Department