Leadership

Framework for Having Transformational Conversations

Relationships are messy.  Our clients often ask us for help having difficult or courageous conversations.  We challenge them to have transformational conversations instead.  Here are a couple of recent examples: A high performing employee asked…

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How to Receive Negative Feedback

Receiving feedback has always been hard for me. I grew up in a community and in an environment where I felt the persistent pull towards perfection. Part of it is in my nature. Part of…

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Feedback in the Time of Now

The Time of Now Praise is normally easy to give and accept. Feedback, especially corrective feedback, is not always easy to accept. It is also not always easy to give–especially now and in the months…

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The Future of Management is Now!

In the months ahead, managers will need skills and capabilities we have spent decades not preparing them to have. We have weeks to get them ready. Let’s get on it. Today, April 5, 2020, we…

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Garage Shoes: A Love Note From the Front Line

Many of us have friends and loved ones on the front line, fighting Covid-19. One of our clients sent me this picture of her “garage shoes.” I asked her to share her experience with us…

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