I’m a runner. I can’t believe I am writing it (much less saying it) if I’m honest. I’ve been in good shape on and off throughout most of my adult life thanks to activities like weight lifting, tennis, biking, walking, swimming, and skiing. But, running? Absolutely not. In [...]Read more Running Into Leadership and Teamwork
The best leaders are those who seek out opportunities for growth and learning in every area of life. As someone who has worked with many CEOs and other C-Suite executives to enhance their leadership skills and enhance their organizations, I’ve come to find that many of the best managers and [...]Read more How to Step Up to the Plate and Score a Leadership Home Run
Our workplaces are going through a disruptive time, the likes of which many CEOs and other C-Suite leaders haven’t seen before. We work longer hours, and have lost an entire week of vacation time since the year 2000, and increasing numbers of workers are feeling overwhelmed by their [...]Read more Building a Disruptive, High-Impact HR Model in 4 Simple Steps
If you’re like me, then you may have found the recent news of Kate Spade (Valentine’s) recent death by suicide a shock. At first I was shaking my head in disbelief…and then, I wasn’t. I, like so many, admired Kate from afar. She built her business from a conversation over dinner with [...]Read more What Color Would Your Scarf Be?
The circumstances for women in the modern corporate workplace are changing. With a wide array of coaching and mentoring programs available for current and high-potential leaders, plenty of women are reaching new heights in the organizational hierarchy and leading from the C-Suite level. [...]Read more Building a Global Female Leadership Network
This post was penned by our CEO, Michelle Tenzyk. I am feeling a bit black and blue. Two of our high-profile clients were ousted within 24 hours of each other. That makes five in a year. Wow. As a strategic advisor and executive coach of CEO’s and C-level leaders, I know that outcomes, business [...]Read more When Executive Coaching Doesn’t Work, Sometimes
A workplace isn’t successful simply because of the efforts of those at the top, but because of the well-being and effectiveness of every employee. A major part of the overall well-being of your employees and peers is their mental health. As leaders, we have to erase the stigma surrounding [...]Read more The Connection Between Good Workplace Mental Health and Organizational Success
No sports coach would dream of coaching only some players. From rookies to the best quarterback, sports coaches train all of their players. So why is it different in business? Why do we resist the very idea of coaching and developing all our team members to be their best? And how can we change [...]Read more Want to be a Hall of Fame Coach? Make This Touchdown Now!
Strategic alliances have the potential of strengthening both organizations, but as you would in any relationship, you need to carefully assess the benefits and risks before making a commitment.Read more Competitor or Collaborator: Creating Strategic Alliances