Are You in a Rut?

Do you feel you are not getting anywhere fast? Do you feel that you are in a rut and can’t seem to find your way out? We might use the analogies of being “In a rut,” “Stuck in the muck,” or “Not getting off the treadmill.”...

Practice Makes Perfect

“Practice makes perfect,” is an old saying, that we all have heard many times over the years. In looking at these three words, two questions come to mind. What does practice look like? What does perfect mean? You see, you may habitually practice, whether...

What do you expect from your staff?

This is from Coach’s Corner in the June edition of my monthly eMag The Leading Edge. Recently, with a number of my coaching clients, we discussed the topic of expectations. This led to the conclusion that clear expectations are important in the relationship...

Ideas for Becoming a Better Listener

This is from Coach’s Corner in the June edition of my monthly eMag The Leading Edge. Recently, I was presenting a workshop for managers. As I coach people I find that most challenges, especially with managing and working with people, surround communication. And,...

Overcoming the Fear of Failure

This is my Coach’s Corner Column in the May edition of my monthly eMag The Leading Edge. “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield (author of Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books) Often the barrier to people...

The Importance of WHY

This post is from The Coach’s Corner which is part of the March issue of my monthly eMagazine, The Leading Edge, for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Both Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why and Amanda Lang’s The Power of Why focus on the...