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...

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...

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...