Career Crossroads? Ask yourself these five questions.

My client Janice (not her real name) told me she was halfway through her working career and wanted a thinking partner to help to explore whether her career was on the right path or course correction was in order. I love being a thinking partner because that type of coaching exchange draws on the creative … Continue reading Career Crossroads? Ask yourself these five questions.

Imagining the future: Ignite creativity in teams with these 5 behaviors

You have a team dedicated to addressing the emerging trends affecting your industry and your company. They’re a seasoned bunch of dedicated colleagues who know the business and understand their mission. Then why can’t they make any progress? It’s because anticipating and meeting the challenges of tomorrow has little to do with knowledge or experience. … Continue reading Imagining the future: Ignite creativity in teams with these 5 behaviors

Intelligence styles – the great masters in your midst

Janice was a work friend – we often went to lunch together and debriefed about recent meetings. We saw eye to eye on many management concerns in our company. We would take our spouses on “double dates” a few times a year, trade recipes and exchange gifts during the holidays outside of the company Secret … Continue reading Intelligence styles – the great masters in your midst

“Yes, and…” – the other two words that can change your life

As with saying, “I do”, these two little words create a powerful bond between people. But unlike the wedding words, the simple phrase “Yes, and” does not initiate an obligation. What it sets in motion is a relationship of acceptance, which changes the chemistry between people from contracted to collaborative, cooperative and co-creative. If you … Continue reading “Yes, and…” – the other two words that can change your life