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Interview on Valley Business Radio

I was honored to take part in this interview hosted by Adrian McIntyre from Valley Business Radio on the Business RadioX network.  Adrian’s authentic style, expertise, and deep interest in people made this a really great experience. Click on the image below to...
7 Tips on How to Win and Keep Clients

7 Tips on How to Win and Keep Clients

1.  Build a trusting relationship with your clients (Authenticity + Value) x Trust = Clients. These core values can help build a trusting and authentic relationship with clients of your business and thereby allows you to keep them as loyal business assets. Trust is...
Empathy:  A Critical Leadership Skill

Empathy: A Critical Leadership Skill

If you think the words leadership and empathy are contradictory, then think again.   When my clients sign up for the Executive Influence coaching program, I ask them to list and prioritize their goals.  Developing empathy is the top priority for over 70% of these...
Problem Solve with an Opportunity Mindset

Problem Solve with an Opportunity Mindset

In most organizations, problems occur daily and it’s important to address them quickly. A problem is generally a question or situation that involves doubt, difficulty, uncertainty, or choices.  You can tell when there is a problem because there will be roadblocks,...
Too Busy?  Delegate to Mitigate

Too Busy? Delegate to Mitigate

Are you constantly putting out fires, micromanaging your team, or simply want to accomplish more? If you have problems like these, then change your thinking to get different results.  Make delegation part of your mitigation plan.All successful leaders know how to...
7 Behaviors That Put Your Leadership at Risk

7 Behaviors That Put Your Leadership at Risk

Today’s workplace can be challenging, even dysfunctional, and many things may seem outside of your control – like climbing the corporate ladder.  Are you trying to be an effective leader, improve your skills, and get promoted amidst these roadblocks?  Did you...
Get Fit for Leadership

Get Fit for Leadership

What does fitness have to do with leadership? So you know the drill….long hours spent putting out fires all day long, no time to think or process information, quick decisions (that may or may not backfire on you), barely time to eat, over 500 emails per day that need...
Giving Performance Feedback That Matters

Giving Performance Feedback That Matters

One of my biggest pet peeves is hearing about direct reports that receive performance feedback that is NOT based on performance and is NOT based on fact.  I witnessed this many times during my corporate career and I hear it, also, from my coaching clients.  Here is an...
Four Steps to Creating a Civil Workplace

Four Steps to Creating a Civil Workplace

Executives have a responsibility to lead by example.  Yes, there are the “common” leadership skills that will help a leader lead well.  For example, good decision-making skills, enhanced communication, and knowing how to collaborate and delegate.  With...