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9 Steps To Take Tough Feedback

Feedback is the breakfast of champions. The degree to which people are open to accepting feedback often correlates to their willingness to excel. If they’re satisfied with the status quo or unwilling to change, feedback won’t have much impact on

Posted in Career, Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Relationships

Students Need Real Emotional Skills

Too many college students face challenges for which they are emotionally ill-equipped to handle. By mid-autumn when students get their first real feedback on their academic performance, is when college counselors see the first big spike in anxiety. And in

Posted in Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, Generations

Consider Your Approach to Leadership Development

One of my clients, a 160 year old company with 43K employees, will hire 6K people this year.  In 2 years, 50% of their workforce will possess less than 5 years experience.  That means lots of retirement parties and orientation

Posted in Career, Coaching, Commitment, Engagement, Generations, Leadership, Uncategorized

Manager as Business Coach – NOT Life Coach

How many have had a manager you so respected that you didn’t want to let them down?  The quality of your relationship was such that you were motivated to succeed for them as much as for yourself.  How do relationships

Posted in Coaching, Engagement, Leadership, Relationships