December 31, 2019

New Year, New Decade

Find All the Good First

December 20, 2019

How to Make 2020 Your Best Year (and Decade) Yet

Before reading further, if you’re beating yourself up for not being where you want to be, especially with the added “pressure” of entering a new decade, then stop. Take a deep breath, and exhale slowly. Now breathe in the present […]

Give thanks

It makes you a better leader

November 5, 2019

Leading Across Cultures?

Fine-Tune Your Executive Presence

October 18, 2019

Women leaders: Your high self-awareness isn’t enough

The best leaders demonstrate high self-awareness. And research shows that women leaders generally have higher self-awareness than men. Women also rate themselves higher on their level of self-awareness than men do, and so do their direct reports, managers, and peers. […]

September 9, 2019

Lead with Feedback: Two Essential Tips for How to Receive It

We All Love Getting Feedback – As Long As It’s Positive

September 4, 2019

Lead with Feedback: Two Essential Tips for How to Give It

To help people excel, point out their excellence, not their failure

June 9, 2015

Leading with Mindfulness

The power of contemplative practices

May 15, 2015

Leading with Empathy: Kindness Trumps Toughness

Worried you’re too “soft” a person to ever be as successful as your more intimidating peers?

April 10, 2015

Do Your People Trust You?

It takes more than personal integrity

March 15, 2015

Difficult Conversations

How to use them to help people grow

December 11, 2013

Put Yourself on Your Holiday Gift List

The other day I asked a client what was the one single thing that would change his work life for the better?

September 23, 2013

Why end the summer holiday?

Michael Paterniti describes 13 years living under the spell of a tiny Spanish town

As summertime comes to an end, we found this delightful story by Michael Paterniti about how he turned a trip to Guzman, Spain into something much more–for his life, his work, and his family.

August 21, 2013

A tennis lesson in leadership

W. Timothy Gallwey shows us how to play ‘out of our mind’ and through our body

The other day a client was coming to terms with her communication behavior when she’s in competitive situations with colleagues, which leaves her vulnerable to underhanded office politics and gets in the way of her doing her job successfully.