Tripartite Coaching: A Wonderful Gift

Some of the most rewarding coaching journeys I have had the pleasure to participate in are ones where the manager of the coachee is engaged in the process. In this piece I will share some of my observations of tripartite coaching: what works and does not work, what success might look like…and a wonderful anecdote […]

Take a look in the mirror: when developing others becomes an opportunity for your personal growth

One of the most remarkable moments when developing people is realizing how it can be at once a selfless activity, and at the same time, an opportunity for your own personal growth. I have learned that people development involves three inter-related elements: (1) Coaching (encouraging, championing, and facilitating decision-making); (2) Mentoring (sharing personal lessons learned […]

As MEECO 2018 Wraps Up…

This was my first time attending the MEECO Conference and I was inspired and compelled to share my thoughts on my amazing experience in Estes park Colorado. So before I boarded my plane on my way home late last night, I decided to write on a piece of paper my main takeaways that have left a lasting imprint […]

Engaging Talent – Sustaining Competitive Edge

Greatness is not paved by a string of successful outcomes. In fact, it is made up of failures, disappointments, and wrong turns in the road, some bad decisions, as well as high, unforgiving cliffs, and incredibly low, abysmal valleys. When I analyzed the life stories of leaders who have reached greatness in their lives, I […]

Time is a Thief

Far too often we find ourselves working with leaders who delay making critical decisions. In some cases, decisions are required to manage talent. In other situations, decisions are necessary to cut losses and turn a corner. And, in other cases, a decision is needed to invest in an opportunity. The cost of not making the […]