The Importance of Coaching in Succession Planning

      During a strategic planning session with an executive leadership team, the SWOT analysis revealed a large number of leaders in the organization were 5-7 years away from retirement. When this fact was highlighted, the team realized they had a huge...

      How to Support Senior Leaders in New Roles

      It’s an interesting phenomena in organizations. When you hire an external candidate there is usually a very thorough and supportive orientation program.

      Why Coaching Should Be On Your 2021 Goals List

      For anyone who has set goals, whether they are really big ones or small ones, they will often talk about what makes them successful in achieving them…and almost always it has to do with accountability and having someone to talk it out with...

      How Are You Shaping Your Story?

      It’s been an interesting time to read and listen to people’s perspectives on moving from 2020 to 2021. I must admit I’m not much of a ‘new years’ person.

      The concept of making grand goals that I know I will likely not follow through on is...

      Building Influence From The Bottom Up

      Sarah* is a new graduate who is excited about her entry level role in a large international organization.

      Virtual Executive Coaching and Learning & Development: How Well Does it Work?

      As we move into the fall season it tends to be a peak time of year for training and development conversations. It’s kind of like back to school for children and young adults is a signal to businesses that we should be offering learning...

      How to Grow Your High Potentials

      It’s one thing to identify a high potential employee (HiPo) on your team.

      It’s another thing to keep that person engaged. 

      Unconscious Bias Part 1: Are You Seeking to Prove Yourself Wrong?

      The answer to the question posed above for most of us is a resounding NO!   

      Lead With More Influence & Impact

      Leaders wear different hats for different situations. Situational awareness is an extremely important leadership skill.

      If there is a fire in the building or a critical decision that requires an immediate answer, a leader needs to put on their...

      Optimism and Wellness

      Don’t Worry…Be Happy!  This song, by Bobby McFerrin, came out in 1988. It paints a picture that if you worry your troubles will doubleso don’t worry, just be happy!