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11 Ways to Find Balance in an Unbalanced World

How to use performance management skills to cope with COVID-19 Working from home is a reality for most these days. And while it’s nice not to have a commute, working from home presents significant challenges for many, from lack of space to young kids to Wi-Fi issues and beyond. We’re now seven months into this reality, and it has been a strain on the psyche of many, if not all of us. The reality is, though, that this is our new reality. It won’t … Read More >

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Does Your Family Business Need a Coach?

Are you planning to pass control of your family business to a new generation? Is your family business stuck in a growth rut? Are you experiencing issues like personality clashes or operational mishaps? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you might need a family business coach. A family business coach is essentially a performance coach that can help your company enhance performance on both an individual and group level—and ultimately boost your company’s bottom line. Coach or Consultant? Business consultants and … Read More >

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Resiliency. Now More Than Ever.

How resiliency training can help companies survive and thrive in the era of COVID19 Stress, anxiety and fear can have far-reaching consequences on a business and its employees. In normal times, business leaders can deal with these issues in a vacuum, helping individual employees work through stress via counseling and other methods. In the pandemic era however, stress, anxiety and fear are the norm for just about every person on the planet. Short of a vaccine—and let’s hope one is coming soon—business leaders must … Read More >

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Are You Unconsciously Undermining Your Employees?

I’ve seen this story a million times—an otherwise well-meaning leader hinders the progress—or even causes the failures—of an employee, without realizing what they are doing. Eventually, the issues come to a head and the result is finger-pointing and confusion. Leaders undermine their employees every day. Most just don’t know that they’re doing it. It’s a passive form of sabotage, but the result is the same. Undermining your employees is rarely a conscious act. Rather, it is caused by inaction. The three “U’s”, as I … Read More >

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Creating Harmony in a Conflicted Leadership Team

It’s been said that leadership is lonely, but in reality, leaders are more often than not part of a leadership team that must function like a well-oiled machine. And like a machine, if any single part malfunctions, the domino effect takes everything down. Conflict within leadership teams can happen for a variety of reasons, but it is often the result of personality clashes. In my years of working as an executive coach and psychologist, I have had many requests from clients to intervene and … Read More >

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