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Leading Through Uncertainty

I have been fortunate to experience so much unplanned change and uncertainty over the years that taught me some great skills. I thought I would share a few to sustain your success: 1. See the Change. The ability to see the change, tell the truth, and not fight it has served me

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The Tale of Two Styles of Leadership

I have been fortunate to work with so many unique people over my career.  Some were leaders and some were not. It was always easy to distinguish between those who managed a position and those who developed an amazing team to achieve uncommon results. I’ve had to report to both

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The Leadership Platform

We are in an unusual time in our history and many look outside themselves to see who are the good leaders managing their platform to the greater good. Before we go further, let’s define what is a “platform.” It is a community of people who are connected to the message,

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Mosaic Thinking

I’ve had the privilege of working with amazing leaders. There are many things which make them outstanding, different, successful, dynamic and motivated. As I reflect on our coaching conversations, there is a consistent pattern of thinking that I term as “mosaic thinking.” Mosaic thinking is this ability to have conversations,

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What got you here, will get you there, if…

What got you here, will get you there, if…you remember the practices that allowed you to be successful. I have noticed in myself and in others that when the same solution is applied to a different group of people or company, it typically does not work. The reason is quite

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Leading at the Top

To be an executive, your skills and practices change to adapt to the situation you have in front of you. By working with many executives, I have learned the following: those who quickly see the need to let go of and shed the skills and practices that led them to

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Feedback Your Way to Success

I have been fortunate to have great success in my career and personal life. When I reflect upon the moments which allowed me to achieve my goals and realize my dream, there is a common theme and it is feedback. There is a quote that says, “When the student is

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Clear Vision

In leadership, people often confuse authority and clarity. When there is chaos, confusion, uncertainty and doubt, there is a strong need for clarity.  As a leader, it is important to have clarity and be clear so that others around you can thrive. “More important than the quest for certainty is

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Take Stock of Your Day and Leadership Ability

Leadership is not an easy path and requires moving into areas that are uncomfortable, yet necessary for your growth. Practicing reflection and taking stock of your day is as important as being present, clear and focused in each moment. Reflection is a practice that has the greatest impact on your

Continue Reading »

Leading Through Uncertainty

I have been fortunate to experience so much unplanned change and uncertainty over the years that taught me some great skills. I thought I would share a few to sustain your success: 1. See the Change. The ability to see the change, tell the truth, and not fight it has served me

Continue Reading »

The Tale of Two Styles of Leadership

I have been fortunate to work with so many unique people over my career.  Some were leaders and some were not. It was always easy to distinguish between those who managed a position and those who developed an amazing team to achieve uncommon results. I’ve had to report to both

Continue Reading »

The Leadership Platform

We are in an unusual time in our history and many look outside themselves to see who are the good leaders managing their platform to the greater good. Before we go further, let’s define what is a “platform.” It is a community of people who are connected to the message,

Continue Reading »

Mosaic Thinking

I’ve had the privilege of working with amazing leaders. There are many things which make them outstanding, different, successful, dynamic and motivated. As I reflect on our coaching conversations, there is a consistent pattern of thinking that I term as “mosaic thinking.” Mosaic thinking is this ability to have conversations,

Continue Reading »

What got you here, will get you there, if…

What got you here, will get you there, if…you remember the practices that allowed you to be successful. I have noticed in myself and in others that when the same solution is applied to a different group of people or company, it typically does not work. The reason is quite

Continue Reading »

Leading at the Top

To be an executive, your skills and practices change to adapt to the situation you have in front of you. By working with many executives, I have learned the following: those who quickly see the need to let go of and shed the skills and practices that led them to

Continue Reading »

Feedback Your Way to Success

I have been fortunate to have great success in my career and personal life. When I reflect upon the moments which allowed me to achieve my goals and realize my dream, there is a common theme and it is feedback. There is a quote that says, “When the student is

Continue Reading »

Clear Vision

In leadership, people often confuse authority and clarity. When there is chaos, confusion, uncertainty and doubt, there is a strong need for clarity.  As a leader, it is important to have clarity and be clear so that others around you can thrive. “More important than the quest for certainty is

Continue Reading »

Take Stock of Your Day and Leadership Ability

Leadership is not an easy path and requires moving into areas that are uncomfortable, yet necessary for your growth. Practicing reflection and taking stock of your day is as important as being present, clear and focused in each moment. Reflection is a practice that has the greatest impact on your

Continue Reading »