Getting Real

Getting Real

Getting Real   Getting Real by Susan Campbell was the first book I read when I started coaching school. Of the scores of self-help, psychology, neuroscience, coaching theory, and coaching practice books I have read since then, this one remains the most valuable....
Leaders Develop Their People

Leaders Develop Their People

Leaders Develop Their People Hitting Your Level of Incompetence In 1969 Laurence Peter and Raymond Hull published a book titled “The Peter Principle.” They argued that people are promoted through the corporate ranks until they reach their level of incompetence. People...
Leading with Fear Doesn’t Work

Leading with Fear Doesn’t Work

Leading with Fear Doesn’t Work   I spoke with Jonathon Westover on his Human Capital Innovations podcast recently, about the dangers of using fear in your leadership style. Needless to say–leaders who use fear are usually fearful themselves. Like...
Personal Mastery

Personal Mastery

Personal Mastery   You know them. The people who radiate calm, compassion, and power. Those who can say what needs to be said, who lift others up, who stay centered regardless of the chaos raging around them. They are unstoppable, their lives work, and they make...
Resilience Unravelled

Resilience Unravelled

Resilience Unravelled I was honored to be on Dr. Russell Thackery’s Resilience Unravelled podcast. Russell is a British coach with an intense interest in personal and organizational resilience. We talk about busting people out of their ruts, ontological...