Attention Leaders: Do you have an “Eeyore” on your team?
Leaders, do you have an “Eeyore” on your team? Someone who acts as if the glass is half-full? Someone who acts as if he is resigned? Many of us read the classic Winnie the Pooh as children (or had it read to us). You may recall one of the key characters was a donkey named […]
Can Yoga Make You A More Effective Leader?
You already know that yoga is useful for health and well-being. Yet what’s it got to do with being an effective leader? A lot! I have been a practitioner of yoga for over 17 years. Because of its immense benefits, I have invited my leadership clients to consider beginning a practice of yoga. For those […]
Are You Missing Out on the Easiest Leadership Fix of All?
What’s the most underrated and simple tool to improve leadership performance? Sleep. In spite of many, many Americans running on fumes, more folks are coming out of the shadows to admit this important fact: I do not sleep well or enough, and am chronically exhausted at work. What we may not know is how this […]
One Simple Act to Avoid Leadership Depletion
It’s almost a fact of leadership life. While most leaders enjoy the human and business challenges of leading (much of the time), what I often hear is how exhausting it all can be. Leadership depletion has almost become expected in many circles. Many assume it comes with the territory. A 2017 Gallup survey reports that […]
Strategic Thinking and Leadership: Are You Leaving Out What’s Most Important?
As an executive coach and consultant to entrepreneurial Founders, CEO’s and their teams, one of the most vexing challenges I often observe with clients is a perceived lack of time for strategic thinking. According to an article by Dorie Clark in the Harvard Business Review, “In one survey of 10,000 senior leaders, 97% of them said that […]