Leadership Communication to Skyrocket Underperformers to Success
12 Jun

Leadership Communication to Skyrocket Underperformers to Success

While working for years at Macy’s as a senior executive, I had to have numerous conversations with underperforming team members. I’ll admit that I would shy away from having those difficult conversations in the beginning. I didn’t want that person to feel bad or take my feedback in the wrong way. But I knew that […]

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Strategies to Achieve a Successful Negotiation
22 May

Strategies to Achieve a Successful Negotiation

For years, I served as a senior executive with Federated Department Stores (now Macy’s), which was a Fortune 100 company at the time. Throughout my tenure I had to negotiate high-stakes deals, related to my career progress. As a leader you have to continually build your brand. You also must assert yourself to negotiate each […]

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Don’t Let a Lack of Online Presence Impede Your Success
08 May

Don’t Let a Lack of Online Presence Impede Your Success

Way back in 2006, when I launched my own consultancy practice, I implemented a social media strategy to establish a stronger brand. I was an early adopter of social media marketing, and development of my online presence was instrumental to my success. It helped me double and then triple my revenues in record time. Today […]

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Expertly Manage Colleagues for New Leadership Promotion Success
24 Apr

Expertly Manage Colleagues for New Leadership Promotion Success

Many of my corporate and private coaching clients receive internal promotions and are super-excited about the opportunity to lead at a higher level. But they may now be managing people who used to be viewed as equals, peers, and competitors. That has the potential to become a sensitive situation, especially during your transition. If you […]

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Leverage Business Leadership Strategy for Revenue Boost
10 Apr

Leverage Business Leadership Strategy for Revenue Boost

If you’re in a senior role in your organization, the company will expect you to set your own big vision strategy for your division. Your responsibility is to ensure that everyone on your team is working toward ultimate success in all your business undertakings. Ensuring buy-in from everyone involved to make sure they are 100 […]

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Leadership Keys to Confidence
27 Mar

Leadership Keys to Confidence

In February I was asked to speak at a Fortune 500 company on the topic of “5 Keys to Confidence.” While some people think that high-level leaders already have plenty of confidence, that’s a myth. I constantly meet with VPs and SVPs and even CEOs who confide in me that they lack genuine confidence. But […]

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Why Every Senior Executive Leader Needs Coaching to Win
06 Mar

Why Every Senior Executive Leader Needs Coaching to Win

One of the members of the current American Olympic team admitted that despite winning gold in a previous Olympics, he lost interest in the sport. His motivation waned. His head was no longer in the game. I see the same thing happen to high-potential leaders within the competitive corporate arena. It can become difficult to […]

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Key Leadership Strategies to Navigate Your Team Through Any Organizational Change
20 Feb

Key Leadership Strategies to Navigate Your Team Through Any Organizational Change

Leading a team through a company merger or acquisition is like being the ship captain when a hurricane hits on the open seas. But you better get prepared. Almost all the large companies where I work as a consultant and executive coach either experienced those tumultuous changes last year or are currently undergoing them. The […]

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Predictable Promotion™ – Will you be next?
23 Jan

Predictable Promotion™ – Will you be next?

Career promotion is not a one-time-only event. You don’t achieve an upward high-level career move and automatically remain there, coasting along. You have to be fully developed and prepared. Otherwise the reward of greater responsibility can be a liability in disguise. It will expose your lack of readiness just as you enter the bright spotlight […]

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