Category Archives for "Leadership Development"

Cultivating Quiet Courage: A Leadership Game Changer

What will it take to move your business in a new direction? More courage and less chatter–in your head. According to Gallup, being courageous was an important factor relating to workers’ overall evaluation of the performance of their company’s president, leader or CEO. When you think about courage, you might think of images like a lion or […]

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A Leadership Challenge You’ll Actually Like

In my role as executive coach, one of the most rewarding experiences is helping others see themselves in a new light so they can accomplish goals they didn’t think were possible. You can do the same to help the people you lead. In my last post I talked about the importance of being able to […]

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Are You on the Right Path?

My teenage son just returned from a long hiking trip. He was on the Appalachian Trail in North Carolina–his first “real” hiking trip with backpack, tent, food, first aid kit, etc. (He learned that raw eggs don’t travel well even if you have a burner to cook them.) As a mother, I was concerned he […]

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Feeling Stressed at Work? Time-sensitive

If you’re feeling stressed at work, you’re not alone. Numerous studies show that work related stress is by far a major source of stress for adults. More than one-third of working Americans reported experiencing chronic work stress and just 36 percent said their organizations provide sufficient resources to help them manage that stress. Why is […]

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An Ideal Leadership Project for You

What projects are you working on? If you’re like most people, you are working on projects that you’ve been assigned–or “must do” projects that pay the bills. You’re probably good at managing the moving parts and achieving the results you want. The projects may seem familiar, even predictable. You know the work that needs to […]

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The Key to Being the Best Leader

Help other people do the same. When working with leaders and executives, it’s common to have discussion about personal performance.  Leaders who want to grow are curious about their strengths and areas to develop. Some take assessments. Some get 360 degree feedback.  It’s easy to become overly self-focused in the process if you’re not careful.  […]

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Fast Action Required

It’s still early in the New Year. Have you hit a roadblock already? Or failed to do something you thought you’d do by now? Even if you’re serious about growing your business or team, you know that intentions alone won’t drive your success. It takes action–a lot of it. Three types of action can speed […]

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My Daily Coach App Now Available for Leaders

Finally…I’ve created a simple mobile app to help you jump start each day with a little thought or question to prompt ideas and actions throughout 2015. It’s designed for busy executives, business owners and leaders who want to grow their business and themselves. If you’ve been following my work for a few years, you may […]

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Good Leadership Advice – Just in time for Halloween

It’s almost Halloween. Business can be scary. Even strong leaders have fears that get the best of them from time to time. Just for fun I thought I’d serve up some seasonal leadership advice. 1.  Quiet the voices. Are you hearing voices? If so, that’s normal. They’ll haunt you, if you let them. What if […]

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