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What Does Work/Life Balance Look Like When it’s Working for You?

October 30, 2017

Featured on Huffington Post: I’ve recently had a number interesting client interactions that highlighted for me just how personal and how different perceptions of work/life balance are. My client Steve* received…

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Resilience – A Key Concept for Personal & Organizational Change

September 8, 2017

Of all the topics in my change toolkit, resilience has the broadest appeal. During my time at Lowe’s, I taught resilience workshops extensively — the c-suite did it first and…

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Let it Go! Get Unattached.

September 8, 2017

“Whenever we’re trying to succeed at anything—going for a promotion, getting funding or closing the sale, we become attached to the outcome. That focus on a future we can’t control…

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“You are a Warrior; You are Strong; and Sharks are not Real.”

September 8, 2017

95% of our self-talk is negative. 95%! We humans are meaning-making machines, and the stories we make up and repeat to ourselves over and over again are often limiting. What would you…

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Metallica Used a Coach. For Real.

September 8, 2017

Metallica has benefitted from coaching and one could argue was even ahead of its time using a team coaching approach. Very cool. How might team coaching help your team, however…

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The Man Trap

September 8, 2017

A number of years ago I was talking to my Dad on the phone, complaining mightily about something happening at work. My Dad, with a unique ability to sock it…

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How to Avoid Failing Out of Your HIPO Leadership Development Program

September 8, 2017

The Harvard Business Review recently published an article by Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman on why most employees in high potential leadership development programs aren’t actually high potential. Companies Are Bad at…

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Skills are Important, but Capacity is Critical to Success

August 8, 2017

I was thrilled when Forbes published the article I wrote on one my passions — the idea that our capacity is far more critical to our success than learning new…

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