Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Do Good in the World

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” Dolly Parton In the leadership programs I conduct for men and women, I’m constantly reminded how…

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Monday, September 23, 2019

Getting Unstuck

Most of my coaching practice is focused on helping people get unstuck. Their “stuckness” (as I like to label it) can be about almost anything: deciding to leave a job…

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Monday, May 06, 2019

Everyone Has a Story

“Everyone has a story that will break your heart. And, if you’re really paying attention, most people have a story that will bring you to your knees.” – Brené Brown Every…

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Monday, March 18, 2019

The Hidden Opportunities in Chaos

Currently, a great deal of attention is being paid to the challenges associated with a business climate that is often described as volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA). This acronym…

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Monday, March 04, 2019

Simple Appreciation

During my recent month-long sabbatical in California, I spent a few days in Los Angeles. Many times during my visit, I was struck by a simple gesture of human connection….

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Thursday, October 13, 2016

How to be Authentic when Seeking a Promotion

When you’re looking to get that coveted promotion, don’t underestimate the value of extensive prep for the conversation. If you’re fully prepared, you’ll have the confidence to represent your authentic…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

A Look Back…

I’ve had four careers (so far). My first was in college administration; my second in health care marketing. Both of those careers preceded a 20-year engagement with a Fortune 500…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Interview Questions, What’s Asked & Why

If you’re a New York Times – Sunday Edition fan like me, you’ve read the Sunday Business section. Each week, The Corner Office offers conversations about leadership and management between Adam Bryant…

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