One of the most important things I’ve learned as an Executive Coach is that high performing leaders are comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. And it’s one of the greatest challenges my clients struggle with. Why do we avoid difficult conversations?
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For some, this is a beautiful reflective time, looking back at the accomplishments of the year and dreaming of the possibilities of a new year, just around the corner. Harvesting all of the hard work that you’ve put into the year and enjoying the fruits of your success…And for others, this is a “butt’s on […]
As a Talent Management Consultant, working with business owners and team leaders who lead a wide variety of individuals and teams, I have learned that it isn’t the day to day “business stuff” that keeps great Leaders up at night; it’s the “people stuff”.
Planning and facilitating off-site company planning retreats and team building events is one of my favorite things to do as an Executive and Team Building Coach. Usually the team leader or HR director reaches out to me for help in designing a meaningful, off-site event that will stimulate change and create alignment for everyone on […]
Re-balancing team talent never ends. And once you have the right people in the right spot, paddling in motion with everyone else on the team, things begin to happen. A great example of directing your team is in setting clear goals: Measurable and specific goals for which everyone feels ownership.
Time and time again I’ve seen great leaders expend countless hours stressing about keeping an unproductive team member on board just because the person is “so nice.”