Leadership

How are you as a leader? Find out now.

Being an effective leader hinges on your ability to be self-aware. Self-awareness is foundational in developing your emotional intelligence. We’ve created a brief individual leadership assessment to provide you with an opportunity to reflect on your leadership. The assessment is based in part on Patrick Lencioni’s work in The Five [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Coaching, Consulting, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership|

Appreciation is the secret sauce – now even more.

Several months ago when we were preparing to write this blog on appreciation, we went on Twitter and entered #AppreciationPolitics, thinking it would be wonderful to find an uplifting story from the political area that we could write about — something that would give us a reason to wax poetic [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Coaching, Communication, Leadership|

Back Pocket Coach Strategy #7: May I give you some feedback?

Delivering feedback is not an easy process, and it is even more challenging when the message is potentially negative.  Just the thought of this type of conversation commonly evokes emotional turmoil for both the giver and receiver. Frustrations with an employee, boss, colleague, or other that are not addressed can [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Coaching, Difficult Conversations, Leadership|