14 May 2024

Wielding Humor Wisely as Leaders

By |2024-05-29T13:08:13-04:00May 14th, 2024|

Apt and Witty Humor as Leaders I recently read a witty joke from Alexandre Ledru-Rollin. The joke went like this: “There go my people. I must find out where they’re going so I can lead them.” Did you let out a little chuckle when you read this? Maybe you shared it with other leaders in [...]

3 October 2023

How do you Avoid Emotional Redlining as a Leader?

By |2023-10-03T13:51:06-04:00October 3rd, 2023|

Client Story #1 A long time ago, I asked a question of a client during an already tense morning for him.  The question tipped his anger into rage. He threw a paperweight at me.  Fortunately, I dodged it, and no one was hurt.  He stormed out of the room.  I began to pray for him. [...]

25 July 2023

Imposter Syndrome

By |2023-07-25T12:47:33-04:00July 25th, 2023|

Two leaders spoke in quiet voices as if someone could hear their private phone conversation. One was an accomplished author who traveled the world speaking and training prominent CEOs on how to be more effective in leading their teams, the other a training and development professional. Both admitted that they struggle with Imposter Syndrome. On [...]

5 April 2023

Inside The Mind of A CEO

By |2023-04-27T08:12:05-04:00April 5th, 2023|

The last couple of years has weighed heavily on the minds of CEOs. There are times when I as an Executive Coach wish I could make things easier for them operationally.  I feel for them. The shortage of labor is real. Poaching has become the norm. Board members put pressure on publicly traded company CEOs [...]

1 December 2022

Increasing Organizational Performance through Interference Awareness

By |2023-05-11T12:22:07-04:00December 1st, 2022|

Have you ever experienced a moment where you couldn't think clearly to get to a decision or to speak intelligibly on a subject or perhaps to represent yourself accurately in a potentially threatening environment? You might be experiencing what I call "Interference." This article is intended to help the leader become more aware of interference [...]

13 April 2021

Authentic Executive Presence

By |2022-04-12T17:15:14-04:00April 13th, 2021|

Empowering Others Franklin Covey® hired my company, C3 Advantage, as the first external company to do internal training. The cohort graduates went from being told how to fix their problems to being empowered to fix their own problems. The difference is executives can use their knowledge in a new more valuable way, such as increased capacity for [...]

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