As a leader, have you been trained to give constructive feedback to your team? Are you an expert at giving “sandwich feedback”, or starting with a supportive comment, squeezing in a constructive criticism, then adding a supportive comment to conclude? Some experts recommend a ratio of eight supportive comments to one negative comment when giving … Continue reading Make Feedback Your Friend: How Are You Doing on the Receiving End?
New Webinar! Emerge: Three Strategies to Move Forward
This past year of pandemic has proven challenging. Staying mentally healthy and professionally productive has taken concerted effort.Describing the pandemic as a “Winter” season is an understatement. "Quicksand" or "Black Hole" might be more appropriate metaphors. Perhaps you’ve lost your professional footing. Maybe you feel stuck as you attempt to recover from the disappointments and set-backs of this … Continue reading New Webinar! Emerge: Three Strategies to Move Forward
Leading Virtual Teams? Just-in-Time Training is Here!
You are a leader working more in the virtual space.Team leadership is an art and a skill. Meeting remotely as a team is the wave of the future. You need new and specialized expertise to lead well in the virtual space.Leading people who are not in the same room has a special set of requirements. Are … Continue reading Leading Virtual Teams? Just-in-Time Training is Here!
Irrepressible! Noteworthy Rhythms of Remarkably Resilient Leaders
I have learned much more about resiliency as I coach my clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of my clients exemplify the qualities of a resilient leader, born out of crisis and strengthened by the willingness to rebound. Each of these clients is a noteworthy example of human resolve and resiliency. Descriptions of resiliency abound, … Continue reading Irrepressible! Noteworthy Rhythms of Remarkably Resilient Leaders
Disoriented? Use Five Questions to Focus and Move Forward
Today, do you find yourself facing conflicting priorities and multiple demands? Are you responsible for managing the chaos and finding the new normal? Do you need to help your team or family adapt to change, and find solid ground? The Five Questions coaching tool can assist you as you lead. This tool combines the art and science of … Continue reading Disoriented? Use Five Questions to Focus and Move Forward
Time to Think or Time to Act?
Are you a leader who must hit a multitude of goals, as well as motivate and influence others to hit theirs? Do you need to solve pressing problems, as well as have the time to think clearly enough to innovate? Is the proverbial “urgent” overwhelming the “important” in your world? Busy leaders can get stuck in … Continue reading Time to Think or Time to Act?