What Do You Do To Have Fun??

What Do You Do To Have Fun?? April 18, 2024 What Do You Do To Have Fun?? Sports car racing? 3 weeks in Mexico? New furniture for the living room? What about the small moments that do not require hours of planning, spending money or going anywhere? Are you having any...

Sharing Some Best Practices For Relaxing

Sharing Some Best Practices For Relaxing April 16, 2024 Sharing Some Best Practices For Relaxing Like you, I am busy. Sometimes up to my kneecaps in trying to rush to get things done and bogged down by the noises in my head…”this should have been done sooner”…on and...

What? So How Is The Listening Going?

What? So How Is The Listening Going? April 12, 2024 What? So How Is The Listening Going? So much of our work is done via live video that listening can be hard…especially on the 16th meeting of the day. Suggestions: have an agenda; keep the cameras on so people don’t...

What Are Your Best Practices For Communicating Well?

What Are Your Best Practices For Communicating Well? April 10, 2024 What Are Your Best Practices For Communicating Well? Being reminded that our communication practices might need a dash of spice or renewal is a good way to look at the information you are receiving....

Teams And Communication Excellence

Teams And Communication Excellence April 2, 2024 Teams And Communication Excellence The idea that communication excellence takes lots of time is not accurate. What takes time is fixing the communication that did not work; was not timely; was not accurate and was...

Why Is There A Leader?

Why Is There A Leader? March 28, 2024 Why Is There A Leader? So much independent work is taking place now with the percentage of remote work. No matter how connected you think you might be, there needs to be a funnel to the project completion. Someone has to know the...

Who Is The Leader?

Who Is The Leader? March 26, 2024 Who Is The Leader? Some of us are so passionate about what is supposed to happen, we can cause issues with teams and leaders. Recognize that “leaders” need your support whether you “like” it/them or not. We get paid for output. We get...

A Checklist For Communicating Well

A Checklist For Communicating Well March 14, 2024 A Checklist For Communicating Well There is never a wrong time to communicate well. There are many wrong times to not communicate especially if you are not clear with what is most important and the outcomes you want...

Positive Outcomes From Difficult Conversations

Positive Outcomes From Difficult Conversations March 12, 2024 Positive Outcomes From Difficult Conversations We all deserve to have positive outcomes from difficult conversations. My experience as a coach to high level executives and leaders, is they are just as...

You really do want to know their opinion…

You really do want to know their opinion… March 7, 2024 You really do want to know their opinion… Learning how to ask questions of your team or colleagues has been set up as being artful…like a talent we need to train for. It is not. Just ask. Some examples could be...

Staying Well Is Easier Than Trying To Get Well Again

Staying Well Is Easier Than Trying To Get Well Again March 5, 2024 Staying Well Is Easier Than Trying To Get Well Again The last several weeks there have been many media reports of increases in covid, pneumonia, breathing issues, heart and blood pressure shifting...

Secrets are not always secret…

Secrets are not always secret… February 29, 2024 Secrets are not always secret… Recently I was privileged to share a secret with a colleague. The secret has been rolling around in their brain and tummy for way too long. The secret was simple, overwhelming and thought...

When you, as a leader, do not know the answer…

When you, as a leader, do not know the answer… February 27, 2024 When you, as a leader, do not know the answer… Leaders that I coach and train their teams, are frustrated and unmotivated when they do not easily know the answer to the question or issue with their...

The Difference Between Being Nice And Providing Value

The Difference Between Being Nice And Providing Value February 22, 2024 The Difference Between Being Nice And Providing Value Organizations (hundreds of them, maybe thousands) ask us to fill out their survey of “how they are doing”. Lord forbid if you do. Apparently...

Why Is There A Leader?

Why Is There A Leader? February 15, 2024 Why Is There A Leader? I asked this question once with a team I was working with and the answer was “So we know who to blame if it all goes badly”. There was a large laugh to this comment, but it is sad to think that blame,...

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