The day you won’t need a 360

I once had a manager who talked behind my back. Although I was a good (or even better than good) employee, she wasn’t willing to give me feedback directly. Even when I asked for it!  I knew (and told her I knew) that she was talking to others about her dissatisfaction with something I did. […]

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Leadership IS personal

Robert was well known as an executive who would go ballistic for the smallest of transgressions by others. He seemed to take everything personally, and often blamed the messenger who reluctantly carried any bad news into his office. I often heard him yelling and swearing so loudly at someone that you could hear every word […]

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Reconnecting with happiness

I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. Changes in my personal situation and a dissatisfaction with what I’ve allowed to happen with my work forced me to take a look at my life. I decided to give something up so that I have space to pick up more happiness. It was a bold move, […]

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When to work with an executive coach

You hire a plumber to fix a plumbing problem. You hire a doctor to deal with a health issue. Likewise, you need to hire a coach for the right reasons. Otherwise, working with an executive coach can be a waste of effort. An executive coach can help you to realize your full potential. However, working […]

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