Am I Missing Something?

In the past two weeks the subject of disconnection has come up over and over. Questions like, “How do I know that I fit in to this organization if all I’m asked is to complete busy work everyday?” or “If I am not privy to the evaluations of my...

I’ve a Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

As a coach, it’s not unusual that people call me in crisis. I actually work pretty well under pressure, especially when I can call the shots. An analyst once called me “the sweetest bad-ass coach he knew.” Another colleague called me a “Steel...

Take Your Company’s Pulse 

So, let’s start at the beginning. I want you to think of your company as if it is one living organism. It’s the thing we use to get from one place to another, but it’s way bigger than our bodies! It’s easy to think of our bodies delivering us...

PROBLEMS GLUE IT ALL TOGETHER  

Thirteen percent of people worldwide are engaged at work!  Thirteen percent is quite low, to say the least.  They show up and are physically there, but they’re not really engaged. Often managers can’t describe their companies’ strategic vision or how...

KARMA’S A BITCH

Gina started her third job out of college. She had about 4 years professional experience, and hoped this was for the long-term. She was excited to be hired in a position where she could make decisions with a small team, instead of being told what to do every day. On...