Showing Up Confident

Emerging leaders often ask for our help preparing for an important meeting or interview. We all face situations where have a limited time to have the person opposite get a favorable impression of who we are. Here are three tips that may help.1. Be the Most...

End Your War With Fear

In her recent book, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, shared some experiences from our coaching work. She recalls me suggesting that “understanding and honoring our fears is instrumental to acts of risk-taking and leadership” and describes a role play where we spoke with her...

Extend Your Influence

I have enjoyed the shift of perspective that happens around the holiday season. In an almost clairvoyant moment, I was taken by a deep feeling of connection with the world. I felt people who had a positive impact on me and the influence I have on others—a few I know...

Unleashing Hidden Potential

What do you do when someone else tells you they aren’t good at something? One of the most common interview questions is “What do you feel is your greatest weakness?”. Whenever a person identifies weakness, there is likely a false belief that the individual has been...

Seeing with a Clear Mind

Many professionals think that they would be better off if their minds were more alert and they were less distracted. The first fallacy that I’ve learned is that people think that there is an ideal mind and that their mind is not living up to the standard. The truth is...