How is your organization working within the ever-growing gig economy? Let me ask: how do leaders engage with and develop future leaders? This is a frequent topic of discussion with many millennials today. And it’s no surprise. The number of entrepreneurs, freelancers, or gig workers—those … [Read more...] about The Importance of Coaching Today
When you hear or read the word “freedom,” what is the first thing that comes to mind? In the US, the 4th of July marks the anniversary of thirteen colonies declaring independence from Britain. They gained their freedom from British rule and government. In contrast, Canada Day, celebrated on the … [Read more...] about How Do You Define Freedom?
For many, this is the time of year when we pause, reflect, and express our gratitude. But this year, many are experiencing significant loss and grief. For some, this grief is complicated. According to the Mayo Clinic, complicated grief is “an ongoing, heightened state of mourning that keeps you … [Read more...] about On Managing Loss and Grief
What does change management look like in your organization today? Leaders and managers are testing their assumptions and abilities in managing change as organizations, lines of business, and teams are asked to quickly pivot in their roles and responsibilities. Many employees are being asked to take … [Read more...] about The New Face of Change Management
Every successful organization has experienced change. With the business environment and its threats constantly evolving, it follows that the inability to change prevents success. Of course, change doesn’t happen on its own. Effective change not only must be managed, it must be led. This is an … [Read more...] about Be a Great Change Leader
When is the last time you promised yourself to make some changes, either break or make a new habit? And how long did your changes last? Then you know how difficult it is to make change stick. Changing habits can be one of the hardest things to do. Once we decide to lose weight, quit smoking, get … [Read more...] about Brain-Friendly Steps to Make Change Stick
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
Have you ever had a midcareer fantasy where you quit your job and go do something new? Many executives secretly admit to their coaches that they’re contemplating midcareer shifts. They may not actively seek change, but they certainly start imagining it. Of LinkedIn’s 313 million members, 25% are … [Read more...] about Midcareer Crisis …or Opportunity?
What's the most significant change in behavior you've made as an adult? For some, it's quitting smoking or drinking, or making healthy changes in eating and exercising. For others, it's becoming a better listener, a more effective manager, or a nicer partner or spouse. No matter what changes … [Read more...] about Make Behavioral Changes Last
The challenges of 21st-century work—rapid innovation, unrelenting change and unprecedented uncertainty—have created a stress pandemic. The future of work – your work – may involve robots, even as a manager or leader. Depending on your disposition, you may view the future as ripe for a spectacular … [Read more...] about Future of Work: 5 Skills for the Robotic Age