How Well Would You Do in the Shark Tank? Need Some Coaching?

How Well Would You Do in the Shark Tank? Need Some Coaching?

Seven lessons entrepreneurs can learn from the Shark Tank, and how to refine these lessons through leadership coaching. I love the show Shark Tank. I find it inspiring, shocking, entertaining, provocative, and, above all, instructional.  I feel like a business voyeur watching these inventors and budding entrepreneurs parade their sometimes great and sometimes idiotic ideas […]

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Are Women Better Leaders?

Are Women Better Leaders?

My entire corporate career was spent in a male-dominated business world. So I was particularly intrigued by Esther Wachs Book’s Why the Best Man for the Job is a Woman: The Unique Qualities of Female Leadership. In it, the author tries to figure out what makes female executives successful. She studies 14 well-known, successful female […]

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From Inspiration to Implementation

From Inspiration to Implementation

In today’s uber competitive business environment, you are likely to get some serious points for being creative. Whether you’re creating a new service or product or figuring out ways to differentiate yourself in a crowded marketplace, creativity counts. But what does it mean to be “creative,” and how do you use creativity to your advantage? […]

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Keep it to Yourself: Workplace Gossip Reflects Your Leadership

Keep it to Yourself: Workplace Gossip Reflects Your Leadership

It seems harmless enough. You share some personal yet titillating information one co-worker told you in confidence with other co-workers. What’s the big deal? According to a provocative post by Dan Wisniewski in HRMorning.com, gossip at work is way more common than you think it is. Consider some of the staggering statistics in the article: According […]

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Do You Have a Listening Deficit?

Do You Have a Listening Deficit?

In Ram Charan’s brilliant post in the Harvard Business Review blog titled “The Discipline of Listening,” (http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/06/the-discipline-of-listening) he claims that one in four corporate leaders has a listening deficit! He goes on to give a series of tips that will help improve listening skills. I’m just wondering—do we take listening for granted?  Is it even a “skill”? After […]

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Do You Have the “KLT Factor?”

Do You Have the “KLT Factor?”

In Webster’s Dictionary, trust is defined as “the firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.” But while we can package the word “trust” neatly in this definition, it’s rarely so easy to determine why we are or are not trusted, why we trust someone or we don’t. Maybe that’s […]

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Tough Love Coaching

Good coaching is rooted in compassion, support, respect, rapport, and encouragement. Clients are on a personal journey to discover new pathways in their lives and create new realities. Sometimes the most compassionate and supportive thing for a coach to do is speak the raw truth. And sometimes that honest, unvarnished truth hurts—it can be painful […]

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“Politics” Doesn’t Have to Be a Dirty Word

Learn how to successfully navigate office politics with executive coaching. What kind of person do you think about when you hear that someone is “good at office politics.” Creepy, huh?! Honestly, most people say the word “politics” with a scrunched up facial expression, like they’re smelling something rotten. And that’s the way a whole lot […]

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Are We There Yet? Finding Your True Calling with Executive Coaching

An executive coach can help you make the type of intentional career choices that ensure you’re doing what you’re meant to be doing.   As an executive coach, I often work with people who struggle with their career paths. They wonder why they aren’t happier in their jobs. They wonder if they are doing what […]

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