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What happens when clients block self-awareness?

May 4th, 2019 | Leave a Comment

“You can’t handle the truth.” Spoken by Jack Nicholson in A Few Good Men Sometimes a person will get a…



REASONS FOR REASONS – WHY GIVING THE RATIONALE FOR TASKS CAN BE MOTIVATING

May 1st, 2019 | Leave a Comment

“They tell us to do tasks, but don’t give the reasons. “They create artificial rules with no justification.” These are…



LEARNING DIPLOMACY

January 12th, 2018 | Leave a Comment

The feedback from Helen’s colleagues went like this: “She is direct. She gets to the point. Tells it like it…



REGULATING STRONG EMOTIONS

December 26th, 2017 | Leave a Comment

“I’m a fiery person. I’ve always been that way. When I’m angry, I’ve learned to wait a day before responding…



SOCIAL STATUS – ALPHAS, BETAS AND LEADERSHIP

March 15th, 2017 | Leave a Comment

A new client asked me if I could help him get promoted. Sensing his interpersonal presence, I immediately thought that…



The Magic of Dialogue

May 10th, 2016 | Leave a Comment

As soon as I read Lilian’s email I knew we had a problem. We had designed what we believed was…



A DELICATE BALANCE

May 10th, 2016 | Leave a Comment

As an R&D director at a pharmaceutical company, Rick met regularly with each of his team members to discuss the…



Becoming a Global Leadership Coach

January 31st, 2016 | Leave a Comment

A little over ten years ago I began my transition from an American executive coach to a global leadership coach….



Deepening Awareness Leads to Change

November 17th, 2015 | Leave a Comment

When David, the CEO of a large hospital system, would be publicly challenged by an employee, he would become enraged…



Softening Aggressiveness

October 2nd, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Bruce leaned forward, pointed his finger at the employee and said loudly: “This was supposed to be done by Monday,…



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