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About Michael J. Marx

Michael J. Marx, EdD is the Founder of New Trails Coaching. He is a sought-after business and life coach for those who want to explore new directions. Michael’s purpose is to be a catalyst and his greatest joy is seeing people move from having a stalled life to a dynamic one. Michael holds the Professional Certified Coach credential (ICF), the Professional Certified Christian Coach credential (CCNI) as well as being a Certified Professional Life Coach (PCCI). He brings more than two decades of experience in teaching, coaching, and mentoring in an international arena. Michael is also the Immediate Past President of the Christian Coaches Network International and serves as the leader of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Ethics Community of Practice. In 2016 he published his book, Ethics and Risk Management for Christian Coaches. He lives at 8162 feet in the mountains of Colorado with his wife Joy and a dozen sled dogs.

Ode to Vasser

Nose to the wind with snow in his face, lead dog, leery of humans; Vasser was a sled dog of character and enigma. As the beta lead dog, next to his alpha brother Grisman, the two led their team across the tundra of Canada and Alaska. He pulled stoically at the front of the pack [...]

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Living the Dream with misfortune

Head-on collision, death of my favorite dog, brother having open heart surgery; these are just a few of the “misfortunes” I’ve experienced in the last ten days.  Living the dream means also living with those things that affect the dream. One can never know what will happen in a given day. Life and death happen. [...]

By |2018-06-20T11:59:54-06:00May 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments