Are You Ready to Catapult to Life-Changing Leadership Success?
24 Aug

Are You Ready to Catapult to Life-Changing Leadership Success?

Viktor Emil Frankl (who was a neurologist, psychiatrist, and Holocaust survivor) said: “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” To me, this quote says it all. There are many things that we cannot control, and worrying about them doesn’t help. But we can change ourselves, in […]

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Want to boost value? Build diversity!
22 Jul

Want to boost value? Build diversity!

Most of today’s forward-thinking organizations embrace diversity in their mission statements. But identifying your core values is not the same as acting on them. Unfortunately, many companies give lip service to diversity without actually reflecting it in their ranks. Leaders talk about building more diverse and inclusive teams, but knowing and doing are two very […]

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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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