Archive for the ‘Career Development’ Category

Self Doubt? Stop It!

No matter how long you have had your company or where you are in your career, CEO’s and company leaders can stay encouraged by learning how to respond more effectively to their

Will Smith

Don’t let the outside get in!

circumstances. The pressure of running a company or leading a large employee …

The Ideal Student LinkedIn Profile (Continued)

Last week after a conversation with my Xavier University mentee about his LinkedIn Profile I wrote a post on a couple key components for an ideal student profile. Well the list was completed so I thought this week I would give you the rest of the key components for a …

I Don’t Understand – Getting Employees Onboard

Young man with doesn't know gesture

What happens when employees don’t understand?

What is the hardest part of implementing new processes in your business? For most companies, it is learning the new process and actually getting people to do things differently?

Michael Hammer, the business-process-reengineering guru, stated “The hard stuff is the soft stuff.” What he …

Feedback is Useless: FEEDFORWARD for Productivity

When I dig into the most frequent failure of managers – the failure to give timely, effective feedback – I find both fear and frustration. Fear that giving feedback will make people angry or shut them down, that they will disengage with their manager. Frustration that conversations often turn to …

The Performance of Others will make you a Great Leader

Hello I AM The Boss

Hello I AM The Boss

When I facilitate my “Leaders vs Manager” workshop for clients, the most important quality of great leaders people will mention, the one quality for which many want to be known, is extraordinary performance, with the goal of achieving extraordinary results.  These results then serve …

The Role of the Executive Coach

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Executive Coaches are essential

Several aspects of organizational management are challenging to new company leaders. In recent years, companies throughout the world, particularly in the United States, have begun collaborating with executive coaches and building in-house coaching teams. Executive coaches specialize in smoothing the adjustment process after a promotion for …