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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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High-Performance Driving Lessons

When you are in the presence of someone who is masterfully doing what they were born to do, it’s a beautiful and memorable thing. I’ve watched artists and musicians, chefs and athletes, speakers and trainers perform in ways that I can only describe as divinely inspired, and one of those times was watching my good friend and fellow trainer, Ian …

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Leaving Your Mark

This week, I have a fable to share: The Pencil The pencil-maker took the pencil aside, just before putting it into the box. “There are five things you need to know before I send you out into the world,” he said. “Always remember these five things, and you’ll be a great pencil. “One: You are capable of many great things, …

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Inspire Me!

Like many Americans, I LOVE American Idol. I hardly watch TV at all, but I do watch this show, and it’s not surprising why: I love good music of all kinds. I get inspired watching young, hungry, gutsy kids work their behinds off in the pursuit of their dreams, and it’s exciting to watch them get better and better every …

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Looking Under the Hood of Shoulds

I’ve been paying closer attention to my health lately. I’m eating more whole foods, especially more leafy greens, berries, and protein, and consuming less alcohol. I’m stretching and walking daily and strength training 3-4 times a week. I’m monitoring and getting better sleep by shutting off electronics and getting to bed earlier. I’m drinking more water and green tea. Besides …