Right Sizing: Honing Our Own Leadership Presence

There is something exceptional about Grace. She is an executive with whom I have worked for several years, and recently she was promoted to the CEO role. Grace was somewhat taken aback by her colleagues’ choice. Her surprise was not … Read more»

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Coaching Up

A lot of managers and leaders ask me how they can have better relationships with their bosses. The question comes in different forms, but the essence remains the same. See if you identify with any of these examples: “I need … Read more»

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When Blind Spots Rule

Does this sound familiar to you: Several members of your managerial team make efforts to create a positive workplace and support their fellow team members beyond what is expected.  On this same team, you also have members who do not … Read more»

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The Challenges of a Job Change

Most of us will change positions or relocate, or both, sometime during our careers. How are we going to handle these changes? What if a change is not one that we anticipate or initiate? How will that affect our emotions and our capacity to be … Read more»

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Love Letters and Mirrors, Revisited

In January, 2014, I wrote a blog about how much my clients had influenced and inspired my writing of “Leading Valiantly in Healthcare”. The piece was entitled “The Love Letter and the Mirror”- the “love letter” was my frame for … Read more»

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