Do you really need advice?

Do you really need advice?

“Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t.” ~Erica Jong The other day I noticed a pattern during a recent coaching session. It was pretty obvious and hard to miss. My client was sharing a number of situations she was facing...
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 your words and actions out of whack?

Are your words and actions out of whack?

“I tell my team all the time how great they are,” one leader recently told me. Yet, I knew from conversations with her team members that they felt their leader did not see them as competent and did not trust them with high-level work. While she said how...
How to ruin your credibility

How to ruin your credibility

“What upsets me is not that you lied to me, but that from now on I can no longer believe you.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche It seems harmless when we do it. How can one little lie hurt? You haven’t finished the report that was due to your colleague, and make up a reason as...