coaching Tag

I once worked for a very difficult woman, who on a bad day was pathological. But that taught me that you can't negotiate with a bully....

People and teams who feel safe at work contribute more and collaborate better. But let's face it: organizations just aren’t very psychologically safe....

Work is way more interesting and much easier when think, ask questions and lead. So make your work interesting. And please don’t stay in your lane....

I recently worked with a great guy named Josh, who’s a very thoughtful leader. In our work together, we tried to focus on his business strategies and ambitious goals. But we kept getting sidetracked because Josh was so irritated with his boss....

Confusion points the way to creativity, ideas, and new thinking. So be confused. And give yourself permission to think....

I once suffered a crushing career blow that nearly led me to quit my job without notice. Nothing I did was working. Everything felt upside down, and my role had shrunk in scope and prestige. This, I think, happens to most of us, probably more than once....

You know the drill: your job requires you to complete an annual goal setting process. This exercise usually ranges from mildly irritating to infuriating. But can we make it less annoying?...