[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="10/12"][vc_column_text]In our many years coaching and developing leaders, we have learned that giving feedback to employees is a major obstacle for most managers. Many leaders are uncomfortable with having frank conversations with their direct reports and especially...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="10/12"][vc_column_text]Each of us comes with some learned or comfortable modes of operating, which shapes our leadership style.  Let's look at several styles and see how they compare to flexible leadership.  Some of us prefer to think out...

Our last blog post looked at how to establish Ground Rules for your meeting. Now, it’s time to look at how to make efficient use of your time. This means having some structure to hold everyone to the objective you have set out and making...

The first step in conducting a successful meeting is to establish the rules of engagement. It is important to establish standards of behavior that keep the meeting moving, while respecting every participant’s input and value to the group. The tool for this is a set of...

We are taught from a young age that achieving specific milestones of success - getting good grades, getting into a great college, having a prestigious career, having a certain amount of money saved, living in the right house or neighborhood, marrying the right person, having...