Business Leadership Coaching

Business Leadership Coaching

Business leadership coaching is a strategic investment. Working with a seasoned coach creates a confidential setting in which to discuss personal performance and think through important aspects of business that influence competitive advantage in today’s marketplace. It allows the owner or executive to talk through and flesh out strategy, discuss … Read More

What Hinders Productivity and Performance?

People create performance and productivity.

What hinders productivity? In most organizations, it’s people, their attitudes and actions that will determine performance and productivity. People are critical to success. It’s people who interact with each other and the systems that are in place to get the job done. When both leaders and employees or volunteers are … Read More

Help Choosing an Executive Coach

Key reasons for knowing the Clarity Model

If you are looking for help choosing an executive Coach for personal and professional development or for coaching to advance the organization: Be clear on what you want to achieve Engage a full-time professional Coach Ask about International Coaching Federation affiliation If Christian, ask about Christian Coaches Network International affiliation … Read More

Who Uses a Personal Coach as a Sounding Board?

Executive coaching for productivity and performance

Leaders and executives probably make use of a personal coach as a sounding board more often than others. There are perfectly good reasons for this. Top position really is a quite isolated place to be. Decisions involve issues that cannot be made public yet. Millions or billions of dollars may … Read More

The Problem with Professional Development for Executives

Professional development

There is a problem with professional development for executives. Much of it is learned by the seat of their pants. Growing professionally will happen in three ways: The Individual Takes Charge – A self motivated leader steps up and develops their own executive learning and development plan. They take responsibility and … Read More

An achiever gets things done.

An achiever gets things done. They bring projects and priorities to completion. But not just any projects or priorities … they focus like a laser-beam on executing on those things which will make the biggest difference moving forward, and contribute to what matters most to them. All of us get … Read More

How to Achieve Projects and Priorities Faster and Easier

When you or your organization is uncertain about how to move a project or initiative forward, everything can come to a screeching halt. Chances are, the right decision is right in front of you, but you are too close to it to see it clearly.  Here are some possible scenarios: … Read More

The Servant Leadership Smart Management Imperative

On the Job Leadership

The Servant Leadership Smart Management Imperative   “How Can I Serve You?” This one question captures the servant leadership, smart management mindset. There are books in my library that I continue to go back to over time. Often my return visit is to a single well marked page or two, … Read More

7 Reasons I Wouldn’t be Without the Clarity Model

Key reasons for knowing the Clarity Model

  Here are 7 reasons I wouldn’t be without the Clarity Model. All of them relate to the fact that on any given day I need to move priorities forward. It doesn’t matter what hat I happen to have on, personal, professional or leader, I need the tools to get the … Read More

Failing Forward, Revisiting John Maxwell’s Book

Find new ways. Learn from failures.

A recent client mentioned something he’d once read in John Maxwell’s book, Failing Forward. He also mentioned that he’d lent his copy out and should get it back and revisit what was said. Since I happened to have a copy, I wrote out several of my underlined passages that I … Read More