I just returned from my first coast-to-coast trip of the year. I flew from Orange County, CA to Nashville to speak to the Portable Sanitation Association International at the fabulous Gaylord Opryland Hotel. http://psai.org/convention-trade-show/ But there’s far more to the story than that.
While many of you know that I had a major health challenge last year as my... Read More ➝
In my last post, in discussing the AMA/Institute for Corporate Productivity team defining coaching as “a short- to medium-term relationship between a manager or senior leader and a consultant (internal or external) with the purpose of improving work performance,” I commented that I found it unfortunate that coaching has become thought of in such a limited way. Our findings are... Read More ➝
Over the centuries, the value of coaching has been established in sports in the skills and attitude of athletes. In the twentieth century, it became a practice in companies—specifically, a responsibility of managers to address the work performance of staff. Increasingly, however, companies are utilizing it to address the career and job needs of their senior executives, and they... Read More ➝
I mentioned in my last post that I had spent an entire day last week training a group of individuals at Linkedin in Sunnyvale, CA in the Unshackled Leadership philosophy. I mentioned that I was exposed to the amazing lifestyle that exists at companies like Linkedin. At the lunch break, we all went up to the cafeteria where everyone... Read More ➝
Every once in awhile I get an opportunity to work on a project that, for one reason or another, stands out from the rest. I’m sure you’ve had that experience yourself. One of those happened last week. It all started when I had the opportunity to speak to a group of senior executives at a convention in Washington, DC,... Read More ➝