I Want You To Do This!

Delegating is not about ordering your employees to do something. Think empowering. One of the most important reasons employees remain with their company is because they have been given responsibility. You can think of this as the ability to make decisions AND to make...

How To Add Energy to Your Meetings

Many of you hold regular meetings either with your staff or certainly with your management team. And there is probably an annual multi-day strategic planning retreat on the calendar as well. How many times have you been in a meeting like this or reflected on it...

I Notice That…

I love teaching moments, times when I can share a learning with someone.  This month it happened twice in two different situations. The first was during a one-to-one coaching session.  Actually it was a two-to-one since both owners of the business wanted to use their...

What An Executive Coach Can Do For You

Here is an article by Jeff Boss, entrepreneur, executive coach, author and speaker that appeared in Entrepreneur Magazine. It highlights how working with an independent business coach can help you run your business more successfully. If you would like a complimentary...

Am I A Leader?

One of our speakers joking asked my members “if you think you are a leader but you turn around and no one is there, are you one?”  Dictionary.com defines a leader as “a person or thing that leads.”  But what does “lead” mean? The...

What’s The Rest of the Story?

I was reminded in a recent coaching session with one of my CEO members just how often we fall into the trap of making things up.  Not only is this a waste of time and energy but it usually causes us undue anxiety. The situation was this.  One of my member’s key...