Do You Follow These Contrarian Tips for Leadership Focus?
21 Jan

Do You Follow These Contrarian Tips for Leadership Focus?

Here’s a leadership insight that seems to run contrary to much of conventional wisdom. In today’s lightening fast business environment, be wary of speed. When haste makes waste it doesn’t win the race. That’s why I’m advising all of my executive coaching clients to slow down to the speed of predictable success. Otherwise you may […]

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Experience Tiger Woods Level Renewed Leadership
21 May

Experience Tiger Woods Level Renewed Leadership

If you’ve been in organizational leadership long enough to climb the ranks of greater responsibility and pressure, you’ve also known difficult transitions. You’ve likely endured career-threatening setbacks, and maybe even disastrous leadership mistakes or failures. But I can tell you this from my personal experience, as well as that of the 100s of Fortune 500 […]

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Ways to Optimize Leadership Presence & Value Today
23 Apr

Ways to Optimize Leadership Presence & Value Today

One of my areas of expertise is helping high-level leaders in Fortune 100 companies. By elevating their leadership presence I am able to give them a springboard right into a senior management position or even the C-Suite. The higher you rise up in the leadership ranks, the more vital your magnetic presence becomes. A few […]

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To Boost Productivity & Profit, Lead Organizational Culture
05 Feb

To Boost Productivity & Profit, Lead Organizational Culture

Whether we want to admit it or not, company culture does matter. It seeps into the hearts and minds of everyone on your team, to become an essential component of your organizational DNA. I learned about company culture, and its unwritten rules, while still in college. I was working an internship for Ashland Chemical, as […]

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My Top Strategies to Stop Lackluster Team Results
11 Dec

My Top Strategies to Stop Lackluster Team Results

When I’m coaching or consulting with busy senior executives within large companies, I consistently observe the same mistake being made. Today’s leaders have the most advanced communication tools in history. But they still do not take the time needed to communicate more strategically and effectively. I’ve always believed that a lack of communication and not […]

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Leadership Integrity Matters Immensely
11 Sep

Leadership Integrity Matters Immensely

Recently I was working with a high-level client and I provided him with a 360 review. I personally interviewed his employees, colleagues, and senior management to get an honest perspective on his leadership skills.  At the end of a dozen interviews, I observed some revealing common threads that were woven into everyone’s perception of him. […]

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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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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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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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