I keep running into the same adversary in my coaching sessions; it is extremely powerful and its name is “Limited Thinking” Why do we give this adversary it’s due? Maybe it is because as children whenever we started to do something that was potentially harmful a parent would yell “No!” or “Stop!”. Or could it be because we’ve all had experiences where we tried something new or different and failed. And many of us never had someone to help us get back up while pushing us forward with the encouragement to keep on trying.
June 25, 2013
Some of your colleagues like small talk. Others want you to get to the point. Some like a constantly changing environment. Others resist change. So how do you communicate effectively and minimize conflict in this diverse environment of personalities and behaviors? DISC is a personal assessment tool used to improve work productivity, teamwork and communication. By understanding how you and those around you behave, you can increase your leadership ability, sales skills and build stronger relationships with others.
February 4, 2013
Just because someone is put into a position of leadership does not mean they magically become a great leader. While some people just have that “it” factor when it comes to leadership, many of us must invest the time and effort to develop and grow our leadership skills. Gain insight into what separates good leaders from great leaders and walk away with new ideas and action plans to improve your leadership style.
October 10, 2012
Lack of role clarity can be very demoralizing for any team. When team members do not understand their role and what is expected of them it leads to mediocre performance, frustration, and eventually burnout or worse yet, termination. I’ve found there are five essential questions every leader must answer for each person they lead:
August 23, 2012
One of the greatest needs for people today is how to better manage their time and increase their productivity. Most people find themselves spending too much time putting out fires, responding to urgent emails and voicemails, client needs, and “got-a-minute?” type questions. The tyranny of the urgent rules our schedules, leaving us little or no time for the top priorities in our life and business.