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  • Do you want a high performance team? Follow these tips

    Thursday, June 8th, 2017

    Whether you’re a seasoned pro or brand new at taking the helm, we all could benefit from some reminders of how to get the most out of our teams. For peak performance, focus on three important areas – managing time, managing strengths and...

  • Delivering bad news to your employees? Here are five ways...

    Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

      For most of us, we’ve been on the receiving end of one (or more) of the following statements. If you’re the one who is delivering bad news to your employees, however, your approach needs to have five key elements for the conversation to...

  • Want to create powerful change? Adjust your perspective

    Sunday, January 8th, 2017

    Leadership Development Coaching to Create Powerful Change in 2017 Welcome to the New Year! After a holiday season full of industry parties, networking events, family gatherings and a general slow-down of business, it might feel good to just get back...

  • If you want to win, develop a strategy

    Monday, December 12th, 2016

    Let’s talk about strategy.  This is the ability to assess a situation, decide on an approach, and then come up with a series of decisions that will lead to a successful outcome. It’s not as easy as it sounds. The main driver of a strong...

  • Five ways to build credibility as a new leader

    Monday, December 5th, 2016

    Recently, I started working with a new client who had a great problem. She had just been promoted. She worked for years to build up her experience, knowledge and skills to win this promotion. It was the director of sales position at a large...

  • Are You Busy Or Are You Productive? The Devil Is In The...

    Monday, November 21st, 2016

    Recently, a new client came to me for business coaching and asked for help scaling her new web development business. When I asked her about some of the problems she was facing with scaling her offerings, she told me she was aware of some...

  • How To Do Your Best Work … Even Under Stressful...

    Monday, November 7th, 2016

    According to Gallup’s report, State of the American Manager, Analytics and Advice for Leaders, only 30% of U.S. employees are engaged at work. That means 70% are actively disengaged – meaning they only show up to collect their paycheck, they...

  • Four Incredibly Important Tips on Building Respect Through...

    Thursday, October 13th, 2016

    Accountability in the workplace is a funny thing – it seems  like many of us want to be thought of as accountable without having to shoulder the weight of actual accountability. The bad news (for some) is that shirking responsibility just...

  • Who’s Really In Charge Here?

    Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

    People are often overheard using the phrase “natural leader,” but experts agree that leading others is an ability that can be developed. In the context of the workplace, it’s a nuanced skill that requires loads of practice in order...

  • Three Reasons You Might Be A Micromanager, and How To Stop...

    Friday, September 9th, 2016

    If you’ve ever worked for someone who obsessively micromanages, then you know firsthand just how counter-productive it can be. Whether it’s in the form of countless unnecessary reports, never-ending meetings, or required briefings for...

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