Tips, tools and thoughts for top performance

It is Not all in Your Head

By |2018-06-22T18:56:27+00:00June 22nd, 2018|

Most coaching for leader or workplace effectiveness is focused on the mental aspects: developing perspective, emotional intelligence, projecting positivity, etc.—all worthy topics. However, there are also physical aspects that should not be ignored and that cannot be compensated for with sole focus on the mental game. Just like a person [...]



By |2018-05-16T18:45:01+00:00May 16th, 2018|

While low engagement is flogged as a leading cause of poor business performance, incompetence is an obvious, but often, down-played factor. Leaders don’t like to talk about it. Even “experts” like to gloss over it...



By |2018-05-09T21:29:57+00:00May 9th, 2018|

When people say they are not creative they are practicing a form of self-amputation. Creativity is not limited to artists. Creativity is not limited to technology or products....


Be Spring not a Sponge

By |2018-04-11T17:14:33+00:00April 11th, 2018|

Do not just soak up irritations, problems or emotions of others...


Garbage Solving

By |2018-03-28T20:08:45+00:00March 28th, 2018|

People (all with good intentions) try to solve too much. They try to solve everything with one grand, elegant strategy when sometimes we just need a net and some focus to get rid of the garbage....


Open to New Opportunities

By |2018-03-14T21:01:45+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Often when we see this phrase (especially on LinkedIn) it means “I’m looking for work,” but we should all be on the lookout for new opportunities to learn and grow.


Running at 4 percent

By |2018-02-22T13:51:35+00:00February 22nd, 2018|

A good deal of success is managing conditions so that conditions do not manage us.