Tag Archive: Coaching

Solution Saturday: I Don’t Get No Appreciation

Dear Dan, I’m coaching a business owner who wants more gratitude from his employees. He works really hard and feels that his employees should show him appreciation for his hard work to build… Continue reading

Succeeding with Three Challenges that Derail Leaders

Three Challenges that Derail Leaders: Challenge #1: Self-development during seasons of success. Talent’s halo makes you over-estimate your abilities and under-estimate your need for growth. I often ask audiences to raise their hands… Continue reading

On the Horns of a Dilemma

The first issue is finding a little clarity. The deeper issue is finding courage to act, after the light comes on. Sometimes one question flips the switch. Getting off horns: People don’t call when the… Continue reading

The 10 Practices of Coaching-Leaders Pt. 3

Leaders who neglect their team’s energy, inevitably encounter an energy crisis. Energy management is people management. The ten practices of coaching-leaders pt. 3: #7. Monitor and manage energy. Energy makes results possible.  Spend… Continue reading

The 10 Practices of Coaching-Leaders Pt. 2

You’re a jerk-leader if you aren’t passionate about developing people. Develop your coaching skills in order to effectively develop people. The ten practices of coaching-leaders pt. 2: #4. Cling to forward-facing curiosity. If you… Continue reading

A Stable of Plow Horses

People problems are the biggest challenge of leadership. Low performance and lost potential drive you crazy. The challenge and the answer is people. A stable of plow horses: Success begins with the horses. A stable… Continue reading