5 Techniques for Overcoming Procrastination

5 Techniques for Overcoming Procrastination

Why do something now when you can put it off until later? Procrastination:  the overachiever’s Achilles heel.Dr. Jeff Kaplan Everybody is unique and reasons vary for why someone consistently procrastinates on tasks s/he doesn’t want to do.  That said, I have come...
Developing Others Conundrum

Developing Others Conundrum

Employees get promoted because of their skills in being able to get the job done. So now they go from being a doer to being a manager, where their success lies not on their ability to get the job done, but on their ability to develop, motivate, inspire and hold...
Top 3 Suggestions For a New Coach

Top 3 Suggestions For a New Coach

1. Coach. Coach. Coach.  Do it for free or low pay if you have to.  This will help build confidence and unleash the power of coaching. 2. “Experiment” – tell your client that you’re new using this approach to helping people but that you are...
Ask vs. Tell – What Does It Mean To You?

Ask vs. Tell – What Does It Mean To You?

What does it mean to you? Positioned as an expert. Ask (in the best possible way, i.e. without leading) – makes the client the expert. At it’s purest, asking keeps the client as expert; though, there are tricky ways one can “ask” that still places the coach as expert....
Stepping Into Your New Role As CEO

Stepping Into Your New Role As CEO

After an extensive, perhaps national search, you were selected to take on the CEO role. You sign the offer and celebrate with a friend or loved one later that evening. It’s now Monday morning and it’s your first day as CEO. What are you excited about? What concerns...