This time of year, I love reading some of the great commencement speeches given by writers, politicians, poets, journalists, etc. Many of them are so inspirational and motivating. Anyone in leadership should really take the time to read some of these speeches, as they remind us of the ... Read More about What Does “Doing Better” Really Mean?
It happens to all of us at varying times. We get stuck. We know what we "want" to be doing, or where we "should" be going, or what we "ought" to be achieving. But something is holding us back between what we desire and where we are in our job, business, or life. As a leadership coach, I often ... Read More about Feeling Stuck? Five Tips To Get Yourself Unstuck And Back On Track
Last week I ended up in the emergency room with acute appendicitis. I had had a CAT scan in the late afternoon which showed some fluid around the appendix and there was some concern that it might burst. My doctor sent me immediately to the emergency room with my CAT scan CD in hand, saying, ... Read More about How Are Your Customers Feeling?
Procrastination. We all suffer from it at various times. Waiting to start that big project. Waiting to do some household chore. Waiting to have a difficult conversation with an employee, colleague or family member. Most of the time we eventually work our way through it and get the things on our ... Read More about Is Procrastination Prohibiting You From Playing A Bigger Game?
Did you know that current research shows that nearly 50% of executives fear confronting employees with constructive feedback? If these research reports are accurate it's no wonder so many of our companies are dealing with issues of low productivity, low morale, high turnover rates amongst high ... Read More about 5 Things You Must Do When Giving Feedback To A Direct Report