Are you a faucet or a drain?
Most of us have heard the analogy "glass half full" or "glass half empty." While I love the analogy and it often reminds me to keep looking at things positively, it also has a passive reality to it...asking us to sit back and observe the current state of something. Faucets and drains, on the other hand, have action associated with them. Both cause water to rise or fall. In the context of coaching, these two offer a reminder to "check ourselves" and ask if we're filling-up