Read more about the article Take These 3 Steps to Overcome Overwhelm
Learn good time management and balance and let go of overwhelming frustrations.

Take These 3 Steps to Overcome Overwhelm

  Have you had the feeling of being so overwhelmed at work that your well-being, sleep, and energy levels are impacted?  I find that the answer to this issue is to implement a 3-step plan. I follow this plan each year.Step 1: Forget balance, make the right commitments.So how do…


85% of Organizations Value Diversity and Inclusion

Recently, I spoke at a conference on the topic of Diversity and Inclusion. More than 80% responded and said that their organizations either value D&I or has made it a priority in 2019. Take a look at some of the answers given by survey respondents below: With so much attention…


Be A Lifelong Learner: It Does Your Brain Good!

Back in the days when I was taking high school biology, the knowledge of the day was that the brain did not continue to grow and develop once you reached you’re a certain age.  And what makes matters worse, we learned that brain cells were on a slow and steady…

Read more about the article Case Study: Emotions Unleashed
Emotional intelligence

Case Study: Emotions Unleashed

In the following scenario, a client (Michael the CEO) learns of a conversation which ensued between one of his partners and a senior manager on the team.  First read through the dialogue and see if you can tell what went awry in the discussion. I'll give you my views after…

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Whether you have a small or large business, if you don't understand the story your data tells, you may be blindsided.

Big Data

Why companies of all sizes need to develop a data strategy While the first internet interactions date back to the 1960s when the US Department of Defense used packet switching to allow multiple computers to communicate on a single network, the internet became more widely known and recognized in the…

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Design Thinking in Executive Coaching

Design Thinking

What two words are the biggest killers of innovation and thinking outside the box? “Yes, but”. We’ve all been there in the typical office meeting and brainstorming sessions under the guise of coming up with new ideas, someone musters the courage to introduce something new or different and without even…

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Be a Good Listener

Active Listening

To be a great manager you need to learn to be a good listener. In my experience some of the best listeners have the same skills as an investigative reporter! Yes, it’s true. You have to be able to ask a number of key questions while you’re absorbing the information…


Case Study: New Manager

Frequently, I am asked to engage with talented individual contributors who have recently been promoted to a management position for the first time in their career.  Never has it been truer that “the skills that got you here, won’t get you there.” (Link) Liz is a 30 year old female,…


TechDay 2018

@FrederickSmith, founder and CEO of @FedEx which has grown into a $62 billion global enterprise spoke along with his Chief Information Officer, @RobertCarter. FedEx is a very large enterprise serving 220 countries. They move about 12 million shipments around the world. Many of them cross borders, interface with customs, authorities…