Finally, after handling the process of coaching and counseling, and with support from HR, you were able to fire the person whose behavior has been creating problems, both inside your team and with other teams.... Continue reading
This article originally appeared on Forbes. From time to time, organizations face drastic challenges, whether they have to struggle to stay afloat or suddenly have more demand than they can manage comfortably. But even after any... Continue reading
As a consultant and executive coach, I try to listen very carefully to what people are saying. I listen to understand their concerns, gain deeper insights into who they are as individuals, and find the... Continue reading
From my notes this past week on the pandemic: Three things popped out as crucial to leadership. In and of themselves, they’re actually quite small and might seem obvious, but their impact can be truly... Continue reading
This article originally appeared on Forbes. In both good times and bad, it’s crucial for businesses to identify and hold on to their highest potential employees. Research shows that the organizational value of high potentials increases with... Continue reading
Someone recently asked me if the current polarization in both politics and social media is also making people less willing to hear opposing views at work. I responded that even before the digital age, like-minded... Continue reading
This article originally appeared on Forbes. Culture is a significant determinant of company success, and yet it’s a slippery thing to define. That’s why public examples of well-defined cultures, such as the famous 2009 125-slide deck from Netflix,... Continue reading
During a conversation I had recently with Jason Dykstra of the Thriving Leaders podcast about the value of conflict, he asked me about the practicality of using an open-door policy as a tool for encouraging... Continue reading
Recently, on the Relatable Leader podcast, the warm and engaging host Catherine Goggia asked me about how employees can put issues on the table and confront problems in ways that maximize progress while minimizing unproductive... Continue reading
About a month ago, I was interviewed by Jim Karrh, the consultant, coach, and discerning host of the podcast Manage Your Message. Jim recognizes that the way leaders manage their messaging makes a significant difference... Continue reading
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