Three Ways to Gain More Clarity

Why is it important to gain more clarity?  According the the American business philosopher Buckminster Fuller, “clarity is power,” and I couldn’t agree more.  Clarity allows you to focus you time, energy and attention in ways that will move you … Continue reading

When it Comes to Asking Tough Questions, How Well Do You COPE?

Recently I was asked to provide some advice to inexperienced managers about asking “tough questions” to their boss.  Examples included asking for a raise or special consideration, seeking clarification on expectations, getting some feedback or direction about performance and future … Continue reading

3 Signs You Are Not A Good Leader

In my experience coaching, training and facilitating leadership teams, there are three common scenarios that I often hear. Do any of these sound familiar to you? You are continually frustrated with your team’s ability to follow through in a way … Continue reading

5 Benefits of High Performance Coaching

This weekend, I am heading to Santa Clara, California for my annual re-certification as a High Performance Coach. I’m looking forward to 5 intensive days of training and learning with other coaches from around the world who are dedicated to … Continue reading

What’s Your Choice?

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” – Viktor Frankl I have used this quote many times … Continue reading