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A Compelling Reason to Get Out of the Office … and Out of Your Comfort Zone!

January 17th, 2016|blog|

My heart is racing. The adrenalin is flowing. I’m trying to act brave, but inside I’m a bundle of nervous energy.   “Just lean back into the crevice and let go,” he says. I conceptually understand that I am in my safety harness and there is no way I am going to free-fall to the bottom [...]

Beyond the Ropes: Sharing Your Life Story

November 10th, 2015|blog|

Say “team-building” and most people immediately think of the annual golf outing or groan and roll their eyes, thinking, “Here we go again, they are going to blindfold me and have my colleagues catch me as I fall backwards.” The premise is that team-building events drive camaraderie (for example, those golf outings where you essentially [...]

We All NEED Blockers: WHO’s Got Your Back?

October 26th, 2015|blog|

Who knew I would have an opportunity to write another post about college football so soon after my last post: The Cost of Arrogance: Why I was Rooting for Michigan Last Weekend? If you missed the amazing final 10-second ending to the Michigan-Michigan State game, you can watch it here. It was unbelievable. I never [...]

The Cost of Arrogance: Why I was Rooting for MSU Last Weekend

October 23rd, 2015|blog|

Arrogant is a word that has always left a bad taste in my mouth. I like “confident.” I don’t mind “pride.” I can even handle a little bit of “cockiness.” But arrogant brings to mind an over-the-top presumption of superiority that may not be earned, but rather simply assumed. Last week was the Michigan (UM) [...]

The Last Piece of PIE: Performance, Image & Exposure

October 12th, 2015|blog|

Consider the successful rising star who performs well and has the right image, but who has spent all of his time behind-the-scenes getting the work done that he has failed to devote the energy needed for personal exposure and visibility. When he is finally teed up for the big job, no one knows who he [...]

GUIDE: 5 Steps to Become a Better Leader-Coach

September 23rd, 2015|blog|

Are you leading a team of Rock Stars? Or a team of Duds? Seriously! Do you lead Rock Stars … those people who are aligned and engaged, who are fulfilled, motivated, delivering and performing within your organization. Or, are you leading Duds … those individuals who are not aligned with your organizational goals, are certainly [...]

Goldilocks and the Three Candidates

September 18th, 2015|blog|

I recall my parents “encouraging” me to watch the presidential debates when I was a kid. They would call me out of my room, and urge me to sit on the gold and brown plaid couch in our family room while they turned on our big floor-console TV to whichever of the four channel options [...]