My clients – individuals, teams and organizations – are all making a change of some sort. A leadership coaching client has a new, bigger role and needs to delegate to and trust his team more. A leadership team wants to work more effectively together so they can respond to industry-wide regulation changes impacting their day-to-day work. An organization wants colleagues to give one another more direct and timely feedback, which

One of the assessment tools I often use in my leadership development and talent management work is the Hogan Lead Series, part of the Hogan Assessment System. This is a tool with several applications. Hogan Lead Series is a three-part assessment: Values describe what gets you out of bed in the morning and give clues about organizational fit Potential tells us about how you typically show up day-to-day and gives

I’m often asked to help teams work better. I’ve discovered that team building means many things, so I start by asking the potential client some questions: How will we know the team building session has been a success? Why are you looking to have a team building session now? Clients often start the conversation by asking if I can run a session with a specific tool or assessment, such as

While explaining what I do recently, I realized most of my work in leadership development and talent management boils down to helping clients (individuals and organizations) be real, define their happy and keep their rockstars.   What do I mean by that? Be real.   Much of my coaching work is with leaders and others who are making some sort of change.  It might be a leader in a new