How good leaders share bad news…

Difficult Communications

One of the things that sets strong leaders apart is that they personally show up in a decisive and intentional way, no matter how difficult the situation is.

There are lots of situations when a leader is faced with not having a happy story to tell. Read More

4 ways to have a better staff meeting


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Why are we here?

In pretty much every company I work with, people complain about meetings. Too many meetings, useless meetings, a waste of time, I don’t really need to be there…

While you can’t improve the quality of every meeting you are invited to, you can improve the quality of the ones that you run with your staff. Read More

Mastering Executive Communications


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This month’s webinar was on Mastering Executive Communications.

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You don’t get a chance to recover…

The ability to create and deliver clear, persuasive, high quality communications to executives is a critical skill to master in your career. Read More

Managing Your Boss


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This month’s webinar was on Managing Your Boss.

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Here is what we talked about:

This is a useful webinar to download if you need to:

  • Improve how you and your boss communicate
  • Negotiate your compensation with confidence
  • Make sure your accomplishments are valued by the company
  • Get more support for your work, your team and your career
  • Get connected to the organization above and around your boss

Never get surprised in your career

I can say with certainty that a key reason I was able to advance my career so successfully is that I never left my relationship with my boss to chance. Read More

Sometimes, the key to productivity is to stop thinking about it!


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Feeling Discouraged, Stuck, Lazy?

Do you ever have one of those days when every single thing on your task list feels impossible or just too annoying… and you can’t seem to get yourself engaged on anything?

As leaders we will always have hard things to deal with that will make some days feel miserable: Impossible demands, nasty politics, aggressive competitors, arrogant bosses, low performers, schedule pressures, resource cuts, multiple stakeholders, difficult people…the list goes on and on. Read More

Stop Having Status Meetings


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The Monday MOVE Idea

Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week: Stop Having Status Meetings.

Status meetings are almost a form of anti-communication

They do not foster a healthy sharing of knowledge, ideas and risks. Read More

Networking, Mentors and Sponsors



This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Networking, Mentors and Sponsors.

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Members of my professional development program can download this webinar for free. Read More

Strategy without Execution = Talking


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The Monday MOVE Idea

Each Monday until the launch of my upcoming book MOVE, I’ll be sharing an important idea from the book. This week:

Strategy without Exectuion = Talking

A company can be really clear about what it wants to accomplish, yet struggle to articulate the specific tasks that will make those goals come true. Read More

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