The traps of negative self-talk

The traps of negative self-talk

I’ve coached hundreds of leaders through deep dives on their teams to understand each person’s individual development needs. One of the common themes that come up in these sessions is this idea of a leader being too hard on themselves.We found that these...
How to handle excuses

How to handle excuses

“Sorry, I got swamped with some other stuff.”  “I thought Scott was going to take care of it.” We’ve all had to deal with excuses and we’ve all given excuses to others in both our personal and professional lives. Life happens....
Four ways to find purpose in your work

Four ways to find purpose in your work

I seem to coach and help a lot of leaders looking for their next job or step in their career. One thing I always stress is for the person to find their job, not just any job. (Ep 228-231) There is an intentional reason behind the distinction between the two; your job...
Showcase your work ethics

Showcase your work ethics

Your work ethic is a driver behind how you go about doing your work. Companies are continuing to increase the value of those that lead themselves with a strong work ethic, not only because of how productive they are but also because the world is changing. Customers...
Feedback in the right setting

Feedback in the right setting

Feedback in life and in work is essential for our personal growth. It’s important for you as a leader, friend, and family member to share feedback that adds value to the person that you are giving it to.  Equally important to the actual feedback that you...