Being a loner has never been known to be a good thing. It may have worked for John Bender and Jason Dean, but that’s high school, and those where characters from movies (extra points if you know which ones). These days, organizations are touting the need for collaboration so much so that it could send even the […]
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Advancing in your career, let alone life takes a little luck and a lot of work but in the end, you hopefully land where you want to be which is happy and successful. How you get there is the real question. We all know the folklore about the famous success stories paved with failure after […]
Coaching is a lot of things, but it isn’t a lot of the things it’s claimed to be: It’s not a quick fix. It’s not easy. It’s not a magical pill. AND it’s definitely not about you, the manager. Successful Managers know unlocking the employee’s potential to maximize their performance starts with listening. Here are 3 reminders to help […]
You’re ready to address your list of to-dos when unexpectedly your attention is needed elsewhere, or you’re stymied by a problem where you have no solution. Building on feeling frustrated, the internal feeling turns into resentment, anxiety, overwhelm, and ultimately defeat. Imagine a world without conflict. We could have the solutions to all of our concerns. We […]
They say that “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.” Who is “they”, and how do “they” know when or what I should be grateful for? Every day we are forced into believing that we should be grateful for what we have or else. Else what? The else of course is looking like…well, ungrateful in […]
Leaders don’t listen. There, I said it. Okay, maybe not all leaders – but many of them are guilty of being overworked, under developed and lacking adequate time management skills, which as a result doesn’t allow them take the time to truly listen to their people resulting in some bad habits as a people manager. […]
We all want to be there for our friends, family and colleagues but what happens when you start putting the needs of others in place of your own? The answer is simple, you self-worth suffers and you become depleted. That’s the problem with putting other people first, you’ve taught them that you come second. That’s […]
48% of the workforce will be millennials by the year 2020* As a father of two young kids, I know parenting doesn’t come with instructions, you learn-as-you-go, navigating a course of action that hopefully provides a positive outcome. Never considering my training in executive coaching, psychology and organizational development would help me as a Dad; […]
We all know the pressures associated with sitting in a position of power, so why is it so many hang on to their “hot seat” well past their expiration date? History is paved with stories of public (and not so public) figures who where either removed from their post either by force or by their […]
Upon completing my first book, “I Call Bullshit: Live Your Life, Not Someone Else’s” I was bombarded with questions around the word “authentic” and what it means to live a life authentically. In today’s workplace, being labeled authentic or an authentic leader has become synonymous with being at the top of your game and considered the gold […]
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