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Leadership Guide to Striking Balance

Meet Harry & Harriet, two very busy Leaders in an organization similar to yours. As they interact with stakeholders in different time zones, their day begins at the crack of dawn when they check their work email.  After eating a

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Personal Renewal, Relationships

4 Essential Conflict Management Strategies for Leaders

Managing conflict of any kind can be a frustrating task for most of us. For leaders, resolving some sort of conflict is usually the norm rather than the exception. From competing resources and deadlines, to new project teams, mergers, and

Posted in Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Relationships

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

What do you admire most in a leader?

Posted in Engagement, Leadership, Relationships

It’s Not Working!

Recently one morning I pulled a QTip from the dispenser.  Inserting into my ear as I do virtually every morning… this time it felt different, not as soft, kind of a poking feeling.  It was morning and it was a

Posted in Commitment, Engagement, Leadership, Relationships, Service

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

Someone Saved My Life Tonight

I met a friend for coffee this morning and was served by a woman wearing a unique name tag. In addition to her name, her company has employees share their passion on their tag “my passion is…”  Her’s read “keeping

Posted in Relationships