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Five ways to set your employees up to fail

Five ways to set your employees up to fail

We unfortunately set people up to fail all the time. We may have the best intentions, and we may think we’re setting our reports up to succeed, but we may be making things more difficult for them. We may not be giving them the resources and support they need, or we...

Walk in their moccasins

Walk in their moccasins

“Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.” ~Sioux Indian Prayer “I would never do it that way,” we think when we see someone on our staff take a wrong stab at a problem. “What are they thinking?” we wonder, as we watch them...

You don’t have to know it all

You don’t have to know it all

“Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn more than they teach.” ~Rosabeth Moss Kantor Somehow, we think that, as leaders, we need to know everything and then bestow this wisdom on those around us. We are afraid to show our foibles and concerned that...

The five key lessons we all need to learn

The five key lessons we all need to learn

People often ask me to describe a “typical” coaching client. I’ve never been able to do that. My clients vary, and their issues and objectives vary. They may be working on leading remote teams more effectively or executive presence or stepping into a bigger/more...

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