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Every Thursday I share three useful things to help you turn overthinking into expert thinking. Here are this week’s picks:


As I write this newsletter, we are 49% through 2023

How are you feeling about that? Are you where you want to be?

If you've tried SMART goals and found them not your style, maybe try making a PACT instead?

Also know that not having goals is an option too. I've helped people make that approach work well for them, so I know it's possible!


“I think when people come to coaching, they don't understand at first that it's a different kind of conversation. And a different kind of conversation has a different pace, intonation, and different intentions behind it.”

I had the incredible opportunity to visit The Coaching Inn to chat with one of my personal heroes, Master Certified Coach Claire Pedrick

In a thought-provoking 35 minutes, we talk about talking, coaching and being coached, listening, learning, and more:

Claire Pedrick has been instrumental to my learning and development as a coach. If you're interested in becoming a coach, or embodying a coaching mindset in your interactions with others, I cannot recommend the book Simplifying Coaching enough — here's where you can get your signed copy


What is flow and how to get into it: ​the 4 questions you need to ask​. A fantastic post by Leah Smart on LinkedIn

Extra thought:

I shared my 2023 goals (and how I created them) in an earlier newsletter. Here's a quick update on where I'm at with everything:

As you can see, I don't have it all figured out either. But I do have an accurate picture of how it's going, what's worth celebrating, and what I need to do next. Please get in touch if you'd like that clarity for yourself; I can help!

Until next week,

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Kim Witten, PhD - Coach & Consultant

Hello! My name is Kim Witten and I’ve spent four decades overthinking absolutely everything. I’ve turned this ability into a super skill to get stuff done and now my mission is to help others do the same. Read more about my journey

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Hold That Thought

Helping overwhelmed creatives and small business owners turn overthinking into expert thinking…and action! 3 useful things every Thursday to gain clarity, get more done, and feel great about it.

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