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“How often are significant changes made…?”

In working with leaders and their teams, a question I frequently get is: “How often are significant changes made within the structure of the team?”   Now, while not always, what they really are asking is: “How often does... Read More »

They’re different and that’s OK!

This morning, I had the pleasure to once again hear Dr. Tim Elmore speak on leading Millennials.  Today’s focus was specifically about leading, given a generational gap in the workplace.  The context of what Dr. Elmore presents applies to... Read More »

Virtual Coaching

A question that arises frequently in the arena of coaching is whether one can benefit from virtual coaching.  Several years ago, I had my first one-on-one experience coaching via Skype internationally.  I was surprised how well it worked and... Read More »

“Never had a better day!”

   Spend anytime around my mother-in-law and you’ll likely hear her say, “never had a better day!”  Yes, for years, any time someone ask, “how’s your day?”, Mary Lou (aka Buddy) normally responds with “never had a better day!”. ... Read More »

Are you setting off fireworks?

   This 4th of July weekend, I was reflecting on leaders who set fireworks off in their teams.  While I’m all for some great fireworks, I tend to see more “duds” when it comes to leaders and their teams.... Read More »

Do you talk about “faith” in your environment?

I was having coffee with a new friend today.  We both commented that getting out and getting to hear people’s stories on a regular basis is so encouraging.  Candidly, while we both were there to share about our businesses... Read More »

“it’s worth the drive!”

I must say there are some conversations I must hold back a bit when it comes to discussing the location of my advisory board meetings.  Within Indianapolis, I personally have groups meeting on both the northeast and northwest side. ... Read More »

“its my gift”

  What an incredible week this past week around the table in our TruthAtWork roundtable advisory boards.  One of the things we long to have is a sense of community for which this weeks’ meetings continued to exemplify.  Additionally,... Read More »

Coaching versus Consulting

I had a discussion the other day with a good friend who asked me a question.  He noticed on my website that I presently emphasize “coaching” where as “consulting” is rarely mentioned.  With my friend knowing my capabilities well,... Read More »

“Sometimes You Need Outside Eyes” by Chris Brady

If you haven’t run across Chris Brady, you’re missing one of the best public speakers in the world today.  Chris profiles himself as a “NYT Best Selling Author, Inc. Mag’s Top 50 Leader, CEO of LIFE Leadership, Speaker, Humorist,... Read More »