â€œIâ€™m not sure about that new guy. He doesnâ€™t seem to be fitting in and doesnâ€™t seem to know what heâ€™s doing. Whyâ€™d you hire him?â€ Ever have someone walk into your office and say something like this? Ever find yourself wondering why a new person on the team isnâ€™t fitting… Read More »Leadership 101: Team Dynamics and the New Hire
Recently, time management has been a recurring topic during my coaching calls with clients. Then at breakfast this morning I read a great article on conquering the email monster at Entrepreneur.com. This, of course, led me to read additional articles. The great thing for me is, when I call it… Read More »Time Management Link Roundup
Jill[*] was a little depressed when I spoke with her. She had just started a new job and should have been happy. She wasn’t. A little probing revealed that her previous supervisor, Jack, had made some negative, and completely unexpected, comments in her final performance report. Apparently, Jack didn’t like… Read More »Leadership Tips – The Courage to Coach
As 2015 gets underway, we want to take this opportunity to thank you for making 2014 a wonderful year for both of us. Working with great people seeking to be great leaders makes what we do extremely rewarding. Whether you are a graduate of one of our programs, a corporate client,… Read More »Thank You for a Great 2014!
Was out in Indianapolis this past week having a great time facilitating a leadership development workshop. The only downside was the opportunity to write didn’t present itself. I did, however, come across several articles pertinent to our readership. Enjoy the roundup: The Difference Between Successful and Very Successful People 8… Read More »Leadership Articles
Most of us have done it. We get towards the end of a one-on-one meeting with a team member and we ask, “So, do you have any feedback for me?” Response? Most often, you can hear crickets playing outside, followed shortly by, “No, I can’t think of anything.” Occasionally, however,… Read More »Stop Asking for Feedback!