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Thu Jul 28, 2016

The Three Keys to Coaching Your Employees

Do you have employees who are struggling to keep up with the rest of the team? Managers who are new to the role or just have a hard time drawing the best out of their employees? There are keys to coaching your employees and the sooner your organization adopts them, the sooner you’ll be seeing [...]

Tue Jul 26, 2016

Organizations Avoid Transparency At Their Peril – 3 Reasons Companies And Leaders Lose Trust

The word transparency is used a great deal these days when discussing organizations and their communication with investors, clients and the public. For transparency to really work though it must stretch beyond the marketing messages that an organization is sending out and extend to its very business culture and its employees.  Companies need to embrace [...]

Thu Jul 21, 2016

4 Things Women Need To Do To Develop Their Careers

Women in business know that being successful and getting ahead can be a challenge. The statistics are daunting. Women make only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men, a gender wage gap of 21 percent. Women hold almost 52 percent of all professional-level jobs, yet they are only 14.6 percent of executive officers, 8.1 percent of top [...]

Tue Jul 19, 2016

Developing Influence From The Ground Floor To The C-Suite

Are you eagerly anticipating the day you advance to the c-suite so you can become a respected leader? If so, I suggest you settle into a comfortable chair and prepare yourself for a long, long wait. The truth is – leadership doesn’t begin in the c-suite. In order to be successful you need to begin [...]

Thu Jul 14, 2016

Coaching A Diamond In The Rough

If you’ve ever studied how diamonds are created you know there is an incredible amount of heat and pressure involved in their formation. Diamonds don’t just happen – they are developed. The same can be said about great leaders – they aren’t just born – they are created. Through time, pressure, turbulence and outside forces [...]

Tue Jul 12, 2016

Coaching Your Team – Do Your Employees Know Their Stats?

Most athletes have goals in mind for each season. Skills they’d like to learn or improve upon. Numbers they’d like to hit with their percentages. They know their position on the team and what is expected of them. Employees should be coached to know their stats as well and managers should be coaching your team so [...]

Thu Jul 7, 2016

Today I messed up – What I learned can help you

Today, I had a bad day. Although that can happen from time to time, today’s situation was the straw that broke the camel’s back and it hit me. Everything I work on, everything I tell my clients, everything I believe went out the window for 30 key minutes. For a moment I forgot everything I [...]

Wed Jun 22, 2016

The Best Way To Deliver Bad News

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news. Whether you’re speaking to upper management, investors or employees – we’d like to avoid being that messenger if at all possible. As in most things in life and business – there’s a wrong way to do things and a right way. Here’s a quick primer [...]