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July 10

Go On. Take A Break.

People often ask me what I see as common issues or themes among the leaders I coach. I reply by sharing one of the golden rules of coaching: “each individual is individual.” Even if two leaders are working on (CONTINUE READING)

January 27

Do You Know the Status Quo?

The status quo has a bad rap, doesn’t it? It’s the butt of jokes. People want to disrupt it. No one wants to be associated with it. Before we can do any of those things, though, I’d assert we (CONTINUE READING)

November 4

Repairing Corporate Values

Dedication. Excellence. Customer Satisfaction. Innovation. Integrity. Collaboration. Respect. Anyone get Buzzword Bingo yet? These words and many others like them reside on plaques in corporate headquarters, the pages of annual reports, the covers of employee manuals. Linguistically speaking, they’re (CONTINUE READING)

August 27

Shhh. Don’t Talk About That.

What would your employees say if asked: “what are the undiscussables around here?” What would you would say? Within every workplace, there are taboo topics. I’m not talking about politically incorrect topics. And I’m not talking about legitimate wrongdoings. (CONTINUE READING)

May 22

Go On. Take A Break.

People often ask me what I see as common issues or themes among the leaders I coach. I reply by sharing one of the golden rules of coaching: each individual is individual. Even if two leaders are working on (CONTINUE READING)

April 16

Getting Comfortable With Discomfort

As a species, we humans don’t like being uncomfortable. Master of the obvious, you say? Perhaps. But really, most of us will go to great lengths to avoid discomfort. Stop to think for a minute about the ways we (CONTINUE READING)

January 23

The Truth of the Status Quo

A few weeks ago, I sent my Q1 newsletter (click here if you want to be added to my list for future newsletters). Given that it’s January, I found myself considering concepts around making resolutions and setting goals for (CONTINUE READING)

November 18

Lessons from the Miami Dolphins

In recent weeks, I have been watching with fascination as the Miami Dolphins story has been unfolding. Certainly there seem to be more questions than answers right now. Was Martin bullied or was this “brotherly” banter? Was Incognito put (CONTINUE READING)

September 10

A Goldilocks Take on Responsibility

The word “responsibility” stirs up a variety of reactions. In some contexts, responsibilities are heavy and burdensome. In other circumstances, they’re privileges. The difference is usually in the eye of the beholder. If there were ever a place to (CONTINUE READING)

July 3

Go On. Take A Break.

People often ask me what I see as common issues or themes among the leaders I coach. I reply by sharing one of the golden rules of coaching: each individual is individual. Even if two leaders are working on (CONTINUE READING)

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