Build a better meeting

Build a better meeting

Ever sit in a meeting and wonder to yourself, “Why are we talking about this?” “When is he going to shut up so I can get back to my real work?” or “Is this really the best use of my time?” Often the workday is filled with back-to-back meetings. You go from conference...
Does saying it make it so?

Does saying it make it so?

“Begin to listen to what you say. Say only what you want to become true for you.” ~Louise Hay The other day I was talking with a client, and my client was complaining about someone with whom he worked. “He’s such an idiot,” my client shared, over and over. “He just...
Tips for finding more time for what you love

Tips for finding more time for what you love

None of us has enough time for everything. I hear it from my colleagues. I see it in my clients. I watch strangers taking every “free” moment – as they wait in line, watch their kid’s baseball game, and unfortunately sometimes interact with others –...
Happy merger, happy marriage

Happy merger, happy marriage

This weekend I attended a beautiful family wedding. The bride and groom brought into the ceremony traditions from their respective cultures and sentiments that expressed their unique personalities. They truly made their day an expression of their individual pasts and...
Are you getting honest feedback?

Are you getting honest feedback?

It’s said that the only way to truly grow as a leader is to have access to candid feedback about what you are doing well in leadership and where you need to improve. There are certainly processes that have been established in many organizations to get some of...
Astound yourself

Astound yourself

“If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” ~Thomas A. Edison There’s a theme running through nearly all of my coaching relationships right now. Nearly every client is, in some way, owning how spectacular they are –...