The Online Gift that Keeps Giving

The Online Gift that Keeps Giving

LinkedIn is a friendly environment within which I find my inspiration and community by keeping up with people’s activities.  It keeps me feeling in touch and grateful even with COVID.  I’m often amazed at the good works and contribution people find to do from their...

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A Chicken/Egg Leadership Recipe

A Chicken/Egg Leadership Recipe

Question: Which Should Come First, Being or Doing? Answer: Being. A leader’s greatest potential to contribute [to people they lead and their outcomes] is granted by followers who perceive a leader as “BEING leader.” Unlike the title “manager,” the title “Leader” is...

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Begin 2021 with Stop. Start. Continue.

Begin 2021 with Stop. Start. Continue.

I have played this game with CEOs I’ve coached and it’s clearly not a game. It is an assessment of where you are now and how you might essentially reconstruct your future based on what is working and what is not working to get you to your goals. Simple and profound,...

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4 Steps to Master the Art of Hiring Smarter

4 Steps to Master the Art of Hiring Smarter

This question is for the senior executive team to ask themselves or an HR discussion with the executive team: "Are we tolerating less than ‘A’ player performance, perhaps by not clearly defining ‘A’ performance?  Or by letting ‘B’ performers slide even with clear...

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