So, You Think You’re a Good Leader?

So, You Think You’re a Good Leader?

One day, decades ago, I endured an intimidated boss who realized I knew things about his leadership style that were, let’s say… unsavory. He thought it was OK to pace close behind me as I ran meetings. This “leadership” style led lots of people...

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...

Is Authenticity at Work Possible?

More and more, I see the term “Authentic Leadership” becoming a tag line for companies that want to demonstrate, truthfully or not, that their leaders are somehow doing things differently, better, than other companies’ leaders. Programs are being...