Mindset Matrix of threat and opportunity

The mindset matrix is meant to be explored through your current mindset, and try to different approaches to break stuckness with your current problems.

5 Behaviors Expected of Leaders

Behavioral Value we expect from Leadership. People on teams are influential at creating self-sanctioning actions for maladaptive behaviors.

Better follow up as a manager

What you follow up on is what gets done. The 8 questions will serve as a scaffold to continue to make progress on your work.

Leadership Behavior Change

Have you ever tried to change your leadership behavior? Have you ever received 360-Leadership feedback and attempted to make changes? I am not a fan of dramatic aha moments! I don’t believe that change happens by breaking out of your comfort zone or that for you to change you need some shock to your system. Most change … Continued

solution-focused coaching finding what works video

I had the honor of sharing the SOLVEDmethod solution-focused team and leadership coaching with ATD Buffalo Niagara,  above is an excellent video they made from our time. What Is SOLVED? SOLVED is an acronym for a process of solution-finding. While using the cards, you can choose to use them in the SOLVED order – initially suggested – … Continued

Asking questions is a valuable leadership skill

Asking questions is a valuable leadership skill, and it trips you up. Some challenges that I’ve heard other leaders say about asking questions: What questions do I ask? I’m not sure that they are meaningful enough. But, I know how to solve the problem – why wouldn’t I tell them what to do? I feel … Continued

Managing People is Everyone’s Weakness

Image In a workshop, I was approached by a new manager, and they said, “I am new to managing, and managing people is one of my weaknesses – what can I do?”  I shared that Managing People is Everyone’s Weakness …. and below are 8 ideas I shared for leadership. Managing People is Everyone’s Weakness There … Continued

4 reasons to not announce your goals

In the middle of a meeting with an executive leadership team, the COO yells, “we need to state our companies goals clearly, only then can the staff have the motivation to complete their work.”  This is true and not-true at the same time. Much of the leadership development and planning literature states goal setting as if … Continued