The Power of Reflection

One of the most common reactions I get from people who experience executive coaching is: “Wow, just having the time and space to think about that issue I’ve been grappling with has been great!” When was the last time you hit the pause button? Today’s business landscape is fast paced, complex and demanding, so it’s…

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Four Leadership Lessons I Learned From My Kids

It has been said “the real magic wand is the child’s own mind” (Gasset) and I could not agree more. I am often reminded of the wisdom of children.  In many ways this statement is counter intuitive, after all, are we not the ones supposed to be teaching them of the ways of the world? The truth…

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Using the Difficulty – How to Transform a Challenge into an Opportunity

Challenge: “A test of one’s abilities or resources in a demanding but stimulating undertaking…” (thefreedictionary.com) Challenges are everywhere.  They are an everyday occurrence in our working lives, whether it be a poor profit result, a problematic relationship with a colleague or difficulties in leading others through change.  Dealing with each one effectively is inextricably linked…

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