Monday, July 13, 2020

5 Habits That All Emotionally Intelligent People Have In Common

What does it really mean to be emotionally intelligent? Many of us can say we’re in touch with our emotions but how does this...

Why You Should Say No to Monday Meetings

Mondays aren't usually the favorite day of the week for nine-to-fivers. How can we make them a little better? Certainly not by scheduling a...

Leadership is a Contact Sport!

My career as an executive coach began many years ago with a phone call from the CEO of a Fortune 100 company. I had...

The Pros and Cons of Pros-and-Cons Lists

Pondering an important decision? Chances are that you will consider drawing up a list of pros and cons of the options. The pros-and-cons list...

4 Things Successful Change Leaders Do Well

We know that two-thirds of large scale transformation efforts fail. But that’s not a terribly helpful piece of information―unless we’re looking for confirmation that...

3 Daily Habits of Great Coaches

A great leader is a great coach. For years, I have asked clients who their best leader has been in their careers. Predictably responses include...
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Sinek: Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle...

9 Difference Between Being a Leader and a Manager

When you are promoted into a role where you are managing people, you don’t automatically become a leader. There are important distinctions between managing...

How to Push Through Procrastination

You know that task that’s been on your to-do list for days? The one you keep avoiding? Procrastination is the biggest hurdle to managing your...
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How to Hold a Productive Meeting in Seven Minutes or Less

What's a "daily huddle"? Simple: It's a short, approximately seven-minute, all-company meeting designed to raise your group's energy level and make sure everyone is...