coaching

How to Keep Your Virtual Teams from Languishing

During the Q&A portion of my presentations in the last few weeks, I’ve had multiple leaders ask questions with a common theme. Essentially, they wanted to know how to improve the connections with their now-permanently-virtual team members when those relationships (and some of their employees) seem to be languishing. What was once a temporary, pandemic [...]

2022-11-28T18:30:33-06:00By |Leadership|

The Competitive Advantage of Leadership Coaching

I’m truly in awe of the leaders today who have remained agile despite a barrage of crazy, unforeseen obstacles. Global pandemic. Talent shortage. Economic crisis. The hits keep coming, but these adversity ninjas somehow continue pivoting and finding innovative ways to survive. The problem is, even the best leaders are struggling with several major [...]

2022-11-02T10:19:14-05:00By |Leadership|

Understanding Professional Blind Spots: Video Tip

What you don’t see can hurt you. Is your professional reputation what you think it should be? Watch this video to discover if subtle behaviors and unconscious habits could be sabotaging your success. Know someone who might benefit from this career tip or find it interesting? Go ahead…pass it along. Better yet, leave [...]

2017-08-22T22:42:24-05:00By |Blind Spots|

Identifying the Turning Points that Make Us Great

Please join me in welcoming a new guest blogger, Bernie Swain, co-founder of Washington Speakers Bureau and today's foremost authority on the lecture industry.  Over the past 35 years, Swain has represented former US Presidents, cabinet members, business executives, public figures, media leaders, and sports legends.  His new book, What Made Me Who I Am, [...]

Boosting Your Resilience: Video Tip

The most successful people almost always exhibit resilience in dealing with life’s curveballs. In this video, Sara shares valuable tips to help you boost your ability to bounce back and remain agile despite adversity. By working to become more resilient, you’ll position yourself as a smart leader who is ready to handle whatever comes your [...]

Conveying Executive Presence: Video Tip

Certain leaders just seem to have that “Business X Factor”—something that propels them to the top of an organization almost effortlessly. Opportunities emerge. The big interview happens. Doors open. Advancement occurs on a fast track. Some people refer to this intangible, success-attracting quality as executive presence. What is it exactly? And how can you incorporate [...]