Reading: My Favorite Trail Guides

Reading: My Favorite Trail Guides

Reading: My Favorite Trail Guides Coaching Focus: renew To Travel Your Trail, This Guideance Is Helpful Every year, there are over 15,000 business/leadership books published. Most of them follow this map: I did something great Here is how I did it You can be great if...
Communication: Can You Hear Me Now?

Communication: Can You Hear Me Now?

Communication: Can You Hear Me Now? Coaching Focus: manage Every human being should read this Your brain is processing information every waking moment, and rarely under your control.  It is on its own autopilot – emphasizing some facts, discarding others, and...
Job Search Guide: Why AM I Doing THIS?

Job Search Guide: Why AM I Doing THIS?

Job Search Guide: Why AM I Doing THIS? Coaching Focus: wonder Are you wondering, “Why am I doing this???” As I was wrapping up a conversation with my new direct report, I asked a question that asked every leader that I had worked with for the last 30 years. “When was...
First 90 Days: Setting Out On The Right Foot

First 90 Days: Setting Out On The Right Foot

First 90 Days: Setting Out On The Right Foot Coaching Focus: partner Starting off on the right foot means… The First 90 Days, a book by Michael Watkins, is one of my favorite topics to work on with new leaders. That time is when they are at their freshest to see...
Management Hygiene: Feed The Bear

Management Hygiene: Feed The Bear

Management Hygiene: Feed The Bear Coaching Focus: observe “No Surprises” …  A basic element of any effective management system is “No Surprises.” “Simple, but not easy” does not even start to describe this critical part of your Management Hygiene. In...