Hire the Best Leader, not the Best Interviewer

Hire the Best Leader, not the Best Interviewer

Hiring an executive director is a high stakes proposition for many organizations. When a Board of Directors asks me to conduct an executive search, one of the ways I help them make a good hire is to incorporate activities into the selection of final candidates that... Read more
When Coaches Collaborate, Everyone Benefits

When Coaches Collaborate, Everyone Benefits

I’ve worked with many of you as a leadership coach and/or consultant to help you solve problems of all sizes and scope. Every so often one of the questions I hear from you is, “just how big of a coaching or consulting project are you equipped to take on”?... Read more
Starved for Time? Snack on This.

Starved for Time? Snack on This.

Many leaders are hungry for time. Last year, the Center for Creative Leadership conducted a survey that found 88% percent of leaders report work as a primary source of stress in their lives and that having a leadership role increases the level of stress. One of the... Read more
Coaching Leverages Your Leadership

Coaching Leverages Your Leadership

Finding Leadership Inspiration I enjoy coaching leaders like Maor Daniel from Microsoft. He wasn’t at a crisis point in his career. In fact, he’s at the top of his game. He didn’t ‘need’ a coach, he wanted one. He was interested in how coaching could develop his... Read more
To Be a Better Leader – Talk Less, Listen More!

To Be a Better Leader – Talk Less, Listen More!

Great leaders listen. They listen to understand where their team members are at and what sort of obstacles they are facing. Great leaders use this information to craft personal strategies that work specifically for each team member, rather than squeeze everyone into a... Read more
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