Meetings: The Purpose, The Pain, The Possibility
Monday, 9 Jan, 2017
Meetings: The Purpose, The Pain, The Possibility

As business folk, we hold meetings regularly. Yet often we don’t accomplish what we set out to achieve. Why?

Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail
Wednesday, 4 Jan, 2017
Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

Every year, with the best will in the world, we make New Year’s resolutions to make some sort of change, like exercising more or eating healthier. We start off with great gusto and determination, yet by February we begin making excuses to avoid the gym, or convince ourselves pizza would be great for dinner. What happens? We’re approaching change in the wrong way. But we can easily make it right.
BELIEFS DEFINE BEHAVIORS
Here’s the problem. Within each of us, within each person, family, team, or group, are long-held rules and experiences, values and history,

Overcoming Opposition
Monday, 14 Nov, 2016
Overcoming Opposition

I’m regularly flummoxed when I hear people question climate change, or when folks actually believe that people of color are ‘different’ and worthy of being insulted, underpaid, ignored.

How the Sales Industry Colludes in Failure
Monday, 24 Oct, 2016
How the Sales Industry Colludes in Failure

Would you consider a baseball player with a 95% failure rate Successful? Would you choose a..

Why the Need to Build Relationships is a Myth
Monday, 3 Oct, 2016
Why the Need to Build Relationships is a Myth

In 1937 Dale Carnegie published his celebrated How to Win Friends and Influence People – the first book…

Control: What does it give you?
Monday, 19 Sep, 2016
Control: What does it give you?

Control: What does it give you? What do you lose? Where is the real control?
Recently I listened while a coaching client pitc