Are you a problem-solving leader? Many employees long for leaders who can solve workplace problems—from flawed systems and procedures to inconsistent policies and managers. They want their leaders to see through the trees and attack forest-sized issues, with the discernment and authority to fix … [Read more...] about The Problem with Problem-Solving Leaders
Managers who effectively harness their coaching skills reap multiple benefits. Their employees are more committed, willing to put in greater effort and are less likely to leave. Coaching’s impact significantly affects people and profits within organizations committed to training managers, guiding … [Read more...] about The Need for Managing with Coaching Skills
The most challenging part of growing brilliant leaders who will thrive in 21st century business is coaching for the inner game of leadership. Effective leaders master the C-suite competencies: setting strategic direction; communicating an inspiring mission; understanding financial data; planning … [Read more...] about The Inner Game of Leadership
What makes a leader stand out as remarkably effective? Everyone expects great things from leaders—probably more than is humanly possible. But leaders must deliver only four interdependent promises to drive business results. Failure to complete a single promise will likely lead to disappointing … [Read more...] about Four Promises of Effective Leaders
At some point in your career, you may sense a creeping malaise. You’re no longer enthusiastic about the day ahead. When did your brilliant career become the daily grind? What happened to your passion? “We hear a great deal of talk about the midlife crisis of the executive. It is mostly boredom.” ~ … [Read more...] about Find Your Personal Passion
Look at today’s top-performing companies, and you’ll inevitably find a high degree of employee engagement. From frontline workers to CEOs, people are passionate about their companies’ purpose, values and mission. Most workers are motivated to give their best and often go beyond what’s required. … [Read more...] about How Great Leaders Ignite Passion and Performance
Are you stuck in the past, or work with someone who is? Not everyone aims for personal growth or uses their past experiences to move forward.
If you've ever worked with a colleague who tells the same old stories over and over, you understand how people can distort reality to suit their purposes. … [Read more...] about Stuck in the Past:
5 Steps to Personal Growth
Human interactions rule our lives. Our social skills may be even more valuable than we realize. In a world where technological advances increasingly provide solutions and perform jobs, our social skills can increase or diminish our value at work.
But most of us—professionals, employees and … [Read more...] about The Human Factor:
A New Era of Relationships
Most of us have a poor sense of our talents and strengths, yet are acutely aware of our weaknesses and flaws. Throughout the education system and subsequent careers, there's often been much more attention paid to how to improve and fix our shortcomings rather than enhance our strengths. "Most … [Read more...] about Do You Know Your Strengths?
The hero’s journey has been told and retold in many different ways in every culture throughout the world. Yours might go something like this: You’ve got all your ducks in a row, established some healthy routines, and you’re comfortably progressing on your career path. Then “bam!” you hit a wall. … [Read more...] about A.C.T. Like a Hero: The Journey to Self