Category Archive: Coaching

4 Practices to Make Coaching Easy and Effective

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Marcia Reynolds, PsyD, Master Certified Coach, to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of her new book,… Continue reading

The Way You See Yourself is the Way You See the World

Perspective is a way of seeing. We see the present and future as we are. Your way of seeing doesn’t change the world; it shapes your approach to the world. Perspective births attitude.… Continue reading

3 Hard-and-Fast Rules for Dealing with Negative People

Negative people stir the slop and smell the same stink over and over. It’s exhausting.   3 hard-and-fast rules for dealing with negative people: #1. The three-time rule: It’s your responsibility when Dark… Continue reading

Quick Strategies to Energize One-On-Ones

You don’t have time to waste AND your team members need time with you. Successful one-on-ones: #1. Give your full attention: Hide your cell phone. Put your computer to sleep. Distraction is disrespect.… Continue reading

Two Cures for Novice-Arrogance

A first-time manager knows about management like a single person knows about marriage. A novice-manager understands managing like a couple without children understands raising children. DOING explodes the myth of perceived knowledge. Knowing… Continue reading

How to Stop Wasting Time in One-on-Ones

Unfocused spontaneity ends in triviality. A squirrel on steroids chases every nut, but gets none. Schedule things that matter most or things that matter least will replace them. Don’t spend a little time… Continue reading