Want to Improve Your Team? Appreciative Inquiry Should Give You Hope

“I wish this was working better, and I’m not sure how to make that happen.” Have you felt this way about a team you are leading? Perhaps your staff has issues with each another, a professional group can’t stay on task, or your Board of Directors can’t discover how to put everyone’s talents to work?  Change needs to … Continue reading Want to Improve Your Team? Appreciative Inquiry Should Give You Hope

Do You Need an Executive Coach?

Working with an executive coach is a powerful way for successful professionals and leaders to create a new vision for their future, identify action steps for attaining important goals, break through the obstacles that are holding them back, and manage change. Many professionals add a coach to their support network, realizing that a professionally trained … Continue reading Do You Need an Executive Coach?

Too Risky: The Story of the 220 Steps

Did you know to “risk” means “ to expose someone or something valued to danger, harm, or loss”? Ouch. Doesn’t sound too desirable, so why would you want to risk something anyway? Risk is a choice many of my Executive Coaching clients make to get to their next level. Maybe you are considering a new venture … Continue reading Too Risky: The Story of the 220 Steps

Still Stuck? Three Coaching Tips to Transform Your Status Quo

You are Invited! Ohio Society of Association Executives 2019 Annual Conference– Toledo, Ohio My Workshop:  “Still Stuck? Three Coaching Tips to Transform Your Status Quo" on Thursday, June 20 from 10:30-11:30 A.M To register for the OSAE Annual Conference and for my session on Thursday morning visit:  https://www.osae.org/aws/OSAE/pt/sp/conference_register Imagine how you would feel if… You … Continue reading Still Stuck? Three Coaching Tips to Transform Your Status Quo

How To Have a Boring Conversation

Conversations are a primary tool of my profession. As an Executive Coach I engage my clients in conversations daily, as a matter of course. How many conversations do you have every day? Are most of them enjoyable, meaningful, and productive? Yesterday I met a colleague for lunch. We hadn’t seen each another for months, yet we jumped into a … Continue reading How To Have a Boring Conversation

Laser Coaching-Five Questions to Save You Time

Are you a busy leader who needs more time?  Do you need to make the limited time you have with your team or staff more productive and more empowering? Let me introduce you to a simple coaching tool that can assist you as you lead your team.  This tool, called “laser coaching”, combines the art … Continue reading Laser Coaching-Five Questions to Save You Time

You Can Increase Your Positivity Ratio

Smart researchers who study leadership behavior tell us we can examine what we are thinking about and understand how our thoughts impact our emotions and behaviors.  In a reciprocal manner, our repeated behaviors affect our thinking. Researchers say we can make desired changes in our lives by noticing what we are thinking and doing, and by taking … Continue reading You Can Increase Your Positivity Ratio