Tips for Success
In my recent article, How Great Leaders Stay Ahead, I highlighted the seven critical competencies essential for Leadership Intelligence (LQ): accountability, continual learning, confidence & patience, time management & dependability, risk-taking, adaptability to [...]
We all make decisions every day that shape, enrich, or even detract from our lives and, in most cases, the lives of others. That is the essence of leadership. So regardless of the title [...]
Ah, winter – wonderlands of snow, love-filled holidays, another promising New Year. January is supposed to be a time of new resolutions and self-improvement, right? Unfortunately, this time of year seems to be anything [...]
I was speaking to a small business owner recently, and she asked, “Do you think Executive Coaching is appropriate for me?” She did not view herself as an executive. I asked her, “What is [...]
How many times have you sat on your coffee break, and thought about something you want to do someday? Something that seems a thousand miles away, but that you long for? Maybe you want [...]
You have the power to change your life, and direct the course you want it to take. There is no gimmick, expensive solution, or trick to this. You simply need to first know what you [...]
I am having trouble connecting with my new direct report as well as one of my department colleagues. I am frustrated, since I did not have problems establishing rapport or communicating with the co-workers in my other department. At the risk of sounding paranoid, I almost feel like they are conspiring to see me fail. For example, during our department meeting last week I asked for input on a new idea. As customary, both individuals had little to contribute. Yet, I saw them together discussing their ideas in private the following day.
How do you suggest I handle this?
– Peter D.
I have been with my current company for 7 years, and in my current job for the past 2 years… Now I am not being challenged, my manager hardly interacts with me, and when I do solve a problem or present a creative idea I feel very unappreciated. I don’t want to quit, but I am tired of feeling uninspired and overlooked.
What should I do?
– Stephanie S.