leadership

May 11, 2022

Success Strategy:  Become an expert observer to excel in your leadership skills

One of my favorite images to help understand the value of observation comes from Ronald Heifetz’s Leadership on the Line. Heifetz talks about the importance of […]
January 31, 2022

Have trouble saying no? Try this.

You may find it tricky to say “No” to your colleagues, family members, or friends, even when you don’t want to do what is being asked […]
December 9, 2021

The best leaders do this: stare out the window

One of the most energizing ways to become more effective as a leader is to make staring out the window time a regular part of your […]
September 4, 2020

Fulfillment and impact in a time of disruption

Never before have we lived in a world changing more rapidly. Futurist David Houle, author of Entering the Shift Age and The 2020s: the Most Disruptive […]
April 1, 2020

Career opportunity in the time of COVID-19: How to maximize exploratory conversations

We are living in an unprecedented time, one that is impacting our livelihood, how our children learn, how we connect with others, the future of our […]
March 26, 2020

Five steps to create effective virtual one-on-one meetings with your manager

Good news:  conducting virtual one-on-ones with your manager can provide opportunities to rethink and recraft the agenda to make meetings a truly useful interchange. Why? Because […]
March 5, 2020

Leadership best practice: 7 tips to network your way to greater influence

Networking tends to go by the wayside when one is employed. In fact, I find it to be one of the most underutilized – and powerful […]
February 5, 2020

Leadership best practice: Read the room to transform your success

Many of the technical leaders I coach aspire to have more influence and impact. At the same time, they have invested heavily in their technical abilities, […]
January 8, 2020

A different approach to the new year

Although I make my living as a coach helping executives create the work-life and impact they want, the new year “let-me-share-the-blueprint-for-starting-your-year-off-right” stuff makes me a bit […]