April 6, 2021

When people are working together, conflict is bound to happen. Having a process in place for resolving it as quickly as possible is necessary so the conflict doesn’t grow and

February 24, 2021

Even the greatest leaders can fall short when it comes to recruiting and hiring. If you feel that you’re not bringing the right talent to your team, you can start

January 25, 2021

When someone isn’t performing at the level you believe is possible for them, you’ll often find that an initial conversation to help them get back on track is necessary. Often

December 18, 2020

Leading remotely is different. And what makes it different boils down to proximity. We are no longer within speaking distance of our colleagues and team members. There aren’t any hallway

November 20, 2020

As you give feedback or input to a person, their emotional brain may deflect or defend against it, depending on their beliefs of who they are as a person, and

November 12, 2020

Slow down when you first step into a new leadership role. As you’re learning and trying new things, it’s critical to give yourself enough time to see if the path you’re

October 9, 2020

A success profile is a description or picture of the ideal person you want to fill a role on your team. It is the foundation for a successful talent pipeline.

October 9, 2020

Vision causes people to choose. This gets people engaged, caring about, and contributing to something bigger. It connects people to our “why”. This reduces assumptions of negative attempt, and helps

October 9, 2020

As a leader, you get to choose the kind of team you want. Do you want a compliant or a committed team? Your team is shaped over time by the

October 9, 2020

Performance is based on results. Potential is based on possibilities.   Performance is comprised of habits, results, and experience. Does the person you’re assessing have a set of routines that cause

October 9, 2020

One of the things that I hear most when working with leaders is that they want their team to be more accountable. They may call it self-starting, responsible, self-sufficient, action-oriented

October 8, 2020

Resistance occurs when our expectations are changed. It happens when we run into things that we were not expecting. The orbitofrontal cortex part of our brain looks for unexpected things

October 8, 2020

Through consistent coaching you can help someone move from where they are, to where they want to be. The first step in coaching someone is to help them find their

October 8, 2020

Thoughts drive our actions, and actions lead to results. Proactive coaching begins with thoughts and is focused on setting others up for success instead of reacting to their results. You

October 8, 2020

First let’s define what insight even means.  It is characterized by that aha moment when we make a new discovery, have a new idea, make a new choice or declaration, achieve

October 7, 2020

As a leader, goal setting isn’t only important for you, it’s also essential for those on your team. It’s important to set goals for yourself as a leader so that

October 7, 2020

Creating a plan for the times you find yourself off-track or in a downturn as a leader is key to recovering quickly and becoming resilient. What is reinvigorating and re-engaging to

October 7, 2020

Balance implies that things are equal or distributed evenly or weigh the same and no matter how hard most people try, they rarely get their work time and their non

October 7, 2020

If you really think about the challenges associated with becoming a good leader, almost every one of them is associated with either our own behavior change or supporting others as

October 7, 2020

Choose your destinationIt is critical to any successful journey that we choose a destination that is compelling, clear and helps to guide our choices along the way.  Leadership is no