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I’d love to share a powerful technique I learned recently, listening to two incredible authors/researchers on innovation & leadership – Hal Gregersen (MIT) and Amy Edmonson (Harvard). Their talk was titled “Building Fearless Organizations by Asking Better Questions.” Fearless – like courageous. Asking Better Questions – like being curious. They said that by creating a culture in your organization […]Read Post ›
It’s hard to believe that we are almost at the end of another year. The last few have been strange & difficult. Most everyone I talk to though feels like they’ve learned something new about themselves during this period. I invite you to take a few minutes to reflect on this strange & difficult period, […]Read Post ›
I’d love to share some insights from Damian Vaughn PhD, the Chief Programs Officer at BetterUp, an organization that is making coaching more accessible to middle managers and individual contributors, and an organization I am proud to coach for. Core to effectively developing leaders in the workplace today: Development must be personalized and happen in […]Read Post ›
I just finished a great book, which came highly recommended by a fellow coach – The Surrender Experiment by Michael A Singer. From start to finish, it describes a path of purposefully surrendering to the moment. The author unintentionally started the experiment in order to quiet the chatter in his head. Essentially, he practiced taking […]Read Post ›
I hope you’re having an outstanding summer, despite the heat. My family & I spent some time at one of a kind Lake Tahoe earlier this month – what an incredibly serene place. And the view was well worth the hike! I want to share a valuable resource I discovered recently to help identify your […]Read Post ›
Do you, like me, feel like time is flying by too fast? It’s hard to believe we are almost half-way through the year already. My son turned 19 the other day. (Just another reminder that time is flying by!) He received some birthday cards in the mail, and one looked strange – I recognized the […]Read Post ›
Positive psychology is a relatively new sub-field in psychology that emphasizes wellness and wholeness as opposed to older paradigms of illness and brokenness. Positive psychology tries to answer – what’s going right with people – with a focus on happiness, fulfillment, strengths, and engagement. This is completely aligned with how we coaches approach our work with […]Read Post ›
I was an expert guest for this article by Lauren Schumacker, published September 26 2018 in Business Insider Leaving a job, no matter the reason, can be difficult and bittersweet. When possible, you’ll want to try to leave on good terms with your soon-to-be former employer and fellow employees. Here are some tips for leaving […]Read Post ›
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