Never Say This In Public

Never Say This In Public

If you watch, read or listen to the news these days, you know that people are being vilified (sometimes rightly so and sometimes blown way out of context) for saying something out loud. It actually made the news when a US political candidate asked how to eat fried...
Finding Powerful & Inspiring Leaders

Finding Powerful & Inspiring Leaders

Where can I find powerful and inspiring leaders for our team? While technical skills, experience and culture fit are all critical, what’s important for most business teams today is that the leader must be able to inspire others to take action. This leader does...
How the Way You Talk…

How the Way You Talk…

Frequently I get questions from my coaching clients regarding feedback they’ve gotten about how the way they talk at work impacts those around them: The CEO tells me my work is great, but I need to change the way I talk about personal matters (like politics or...
Structural Integrity for Leaders

Structural Integrity for Leaders

I get asked (a lot) “what is the most important skill or quality for a leader?” My answer is always the same. Even after more than 25 years of observing and working with leaders, I can say with certainty that this one skill, practice, habit, behavior or...
The Impact of Leaders’ Personal Values

The Impact of Leaders’ Personal Values

When and how should personal or social values influence the decisions of business leaders? Personal and social values are always going to influence the decisions of business leaders. They are humans. That doesn’t mean that their personal and social values have...