I really, really hate my job

I really, really hate my job

Unfortunately it happens to nearly all of us, if not all of us, at some point. We hate our job. Really, really hate our job. That’s not a good feeling, because we spend so much time at our jobs. And have so much of ourselves invested in our jobs. Yet even as leaders,...
Are you a quitter?

Are you a quitter?

We are often approached by coaching clients when they’re sick of their job and ready to quit. I know that feeling. I’ll never forget my last days at my last job – before I founded this firm. I could feel myself sink into depression each day as my commuter...
Don’t go with the flow

Don’t go with the flow

“Going with the flow is a euphemism for failing.” ~Seth Godin We are often told to go with the flow. To take things in stride. To not let anything upset our apple cart. But what if going with the flow is hurting us? What if we need to still accept things as they...
How to lead through change

How to lead through change

It’s a common refrain throughout many organizations – “The only constant around here is change.” Whether it’s changes in structure, the introduction of new initiatives, leadership changes, or technology rollouts, leaders are being asked...
How to live with your bitter trials

How to live with your bitter trials

“What seems to us bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” ~Oscar Wilde I was on the phone with a client yesterday, listening to him detail his most recent situation. It wasn’t good. He was in a tough spot at work with his boss and his team,...