Author Archives: Pat

About Pat

I'm an organizational development specialist, career counselor and personal development coach. My other interests are diverse, but I'm primarily concerned with helping people to lead a productive and meaningful life. I currently maintain two blogs on WordPress. One is directed more toward a business audience and the other will most appeal to the general public. My Masters is in Integral Psychology and I also attended Coaches Training Institute. I like an work in Silicon Valley and work with people from all over the world.

Executive Coaching vs. Life Coaching – What’s the real difference?

By: Patrick D. Goonan Pat is a 25+ year veteran in business who has been employed by such well-known companies as Merck, Xerox, Oracle, PeopleSoft and VMware.  He earned his Masters of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University and also … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Meaningful Life:
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Inspiration – change, choice and principles

There are three constants in life… change, choice and principles.  Stephen Covey A lot of us fight it, but things are constantly changing and often we pit ourselves against the tide of life waiting for all of our ducks to … Continue reading

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How to Leverage Your Network the Integral Way

BY: Patrick D. Goonan If you have an address book in any form, you have a network.  Another word for a network or a market is a community.  How you choose to nurture your connections is a choice and one … Continue reading

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What are the 12 key elements of long-term job satisfaction? (survey included)

By: Patrick D. Goonan Pat is a 25+ year veteran in business who has been employed by such well-known companies as Merck, Xerox, Oracle, PeopleSoft and VMware.  He earned his Masters of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University and also … Continue reading

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Originally posted on MindShift:
Working with Resistance – When Reality hits, use its Force Follow the intensity of your resistance down to its source and sure enough you will find a treasure. “The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our…

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The High Cost of Coffee – Applying the Integral Model to social inequality in Guatemala

The High Cost of Coffee – Applying the Integral Model to social inequality in Guatemala.

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