How To Use Critique Without Compromising Your Vision

      How does a leader maintain focus on their vision when they are encountering a lot of feedback, outside noise, that is suggesting they are foolish, or on the wrong path, or just makes them doubt their convictions and skills to succeed?

      Extroverted & Introverted Personality Types: Myths & Reality

      A question we hear often is, “Who makes the best leader?” or “Is there a personality type that predicts the best chances for success in leadership? 

      Case Study: What does a data-driven approach to leadership coaching look like?

      Human development, especially in a leadership context, is often subtle and gradual, punctuated by moments of profound insight. Unlike training-driven skills acquisition, this type of growth often takes years, which means it can be difficult to...

      What is leadership development? Why should your organization care about it?

      “Leadership Development” is one of those terms that a lot of people use, but not a lot of people can accurately define. This is because, generally speaking, it’s a broad term that describes a wide variety of initiatives and activities.  

      Why it’s smart to prepare your senior employees for retirement with coaching

      If you examine the demographics of today’s workplace, it quickly becomes obvious that there are some big changes that will be happening over the next ten years. According to the Washington Post, over 10,000 baby boomers retire every day – that’s...

      Extroverted & Introverted Personality Types: Myths & Reality

      The Myers-Briggs personality test is still one of the most widespread assessment tools used in business today. Based on the work of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, it sets out sixteen personality types that supposedly determine our strengths,...

      Sustainable Leadership: How to “Turn it Off” When You Leave the Office

      Leaders have a very hard time turning things off. They struggle to stop thinking about important things at work. It’s no surprise that a lot of our clients confess that they can’t stop thinking about important work issues, even when they’re trying...

      How to be influential: Be Human

      This is the second post in a series of articles about influence.

      6 leadership questions to ask yourself as 2016 wraps up

      Taking time to reflect on your year brings great value. Reflection gives you perspective, focus and gratitude to enjoy who you are and what you have created for yourself. It also points you to what you want for the future so that you can...

      3 signs your organization needs a coaching program

      The challenges that most organizations have with attracting, retaining, and developing top talent can’t be addressed by training alone. Because of this, more and more organizations are implementing coaching programs in order to help employees reach...