The world is on fire, what can YOU do today?

I’m overwhelmed. 2020 hasn’t started well. First Covid, and now international protesting occupies our thoughts, visions and conversations. I’m not sure what to do, but I KNOW remaining silent and watching things play out is not it. If you are feeling anything remotely like me, you are wondering what you should do. And you’re uncomfortable. […]

References for Adapting your Mindset and Leadership During Crisis

Are you overwhelmed yet? I am. I’ll admit it, all of this constant new information, old information, changed information, what to do as a leader, as a business owner, as a consumer……It’s difficult to stay focused. Obviously, I don’t have all of the answers, but the best I can do is share the wise resources […]

The new normal: permission to do your best

  Today is not normal. Yesterday was not normal. Tomorrow won’t be normal either.  That is our ‘new’ normal. Let’s accept it and carry on. Even better, let’s find some humor in it. Water Crisis That was the suggestion of my client this morning when I asked her what she’d like to read in a […]

Five Ideas for Virtual Team Building and Connection

  Virtual team building can be a real challenge, especially when you haven’t had time to prepare. It’s no surprise that Zoom calls are exponentially rising with this new normal, where we find ourselves treading water in the unfamiliar. Not only are most of us working from home, we’re having to learn new technology, alter […]

10 Most Valuable Benefits You’ll Receive from a 360 Assessment

“I had no idea I was being perceived that way.” This was my client, a CEO of a $10M nonprofit foundation, after reviewing feedback from his 8 company directors. His feedback divulged a common theme of shutting down discussions and minimizing the opinions and expertise of his directors. In fact, they unanimously agreed that he […]

Set a Culture of Accountability with a 360 Assessment

  According to the best selling book, Crucial Accountability, 93 percent of workers polled, work with someone they find hard to work with. Despite that fact, no one holds that person accountable due to fear. There are many more costs to a culture that lacks accountability. Who wants that? Moreover, how can you prevent that […]

Set a Leadership Example with a 360 Assessment

  Companies are constantly in pursuit of strong leadership.. According to “Leading by Example, How to Lead a Team Honestly and Authentically”, walking the talk is one of the strongest positive leadership examples. “As a leader, part of your job is to inspire the people around you to push themselves – and, in turn, the […]

What To Do with Your 360 Assessment Results

Imagine that you’ve agreed to work with a coach and conduct a 360 assessment. You’ve customized the questions to be posed related to your performance as a leader. We’ve sent the survey to your direct reports, colleagues, leaders, and board members. Confidential interviews have taken place with the participants and all of the results have […]

A Message of Hope and the Corona Virus

  During this time of the Corona Virus, it’s important that we let HOPE garner as much of our attention, while also staying informed. I recently heard a program on NPR discussing how scientists are making good progress on testing known drugs that can treat the Corona Virus. Good work is happening behind all of the […]

Who should you include in your 360 Assessment?

When working with my coaching clients, they are typically concerned about who they should include in their 360 assessment. Because the 360 assessment is an online survey of questions about your performance as a leader, it’s important to consider carefully who you will ask to participate. First, it’s essential to note that the 360 assessment […]