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Solving and Supervising are DEAD! It’s Coaching for the WIN!

My grown son calls and has an issue with his father. One of my coaches tells me they are struggling with one of our clients. An employee of a client team schedules a Zoom session to complain about a co-worker or boss. A colleague casually reports that a mutual friend has hurt their feelings. Do these things happen to you? …

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Leadership and Laughter

I’m really enjoying the coaching we’ve been doing lately around leadership communications (Courageous Conversations) and growing leaders into amazing coaches for their team. And the results have been nothing short of amazing which makes the work all the more rewarding for me. My clients come in every imaginable shape and size—young and old, new managers and seasoned pros, those with …

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The Slow, Deadly Boil

You’ve probably heard the old (slightly morbid) fable of how to cook a frog. If you throw it in a pot of boiling water, the frog will immediately jump out of the pot to save its life. But, place the frog in a pot of cool water, put the heat on low, and slowly increase the temperature, and the frog …

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Supervision or Coaching?

One day a man walked by a cocoon and noticed a tightly wound butterfly within it, struggling to emerge. As it hung vertically from a branch, he noticed a small hole at the bottom through which the butterfly would have to squeeze to make its way out into the world. Given the size of the butterfly, the man was convinced …