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Category Archives: Practice

How To Interrupt Overwhelm

How To Interrupt Overwhelm

It seems as though I run into the topic of overwhelm everywhere I turn these days. I recently saw an article from the Huffington Post, “Waving the Overwhelm Banner,” that has been making the rounds on Facebook. One of my clients is struggling with how to manage the multiple things spilling over her plate, and…

Staying Centered in a Virtual World

Staying Centered in a Virtual World

Welcome back to my conversation with John Hall and Raghu Viswanathan, both leaders in a global technology company. In earlier posts, we talked about some of the challenges of leading virtual teams, and the skills and characteristics of successful leaders of virtual teams. Today, we’ll focus on how John and Raghu stay present and balanced…

What – and How – Are You Practicing?

What – and How – Are You Practicing?

As a coach, my work is all about helping leaders and teams change behavior in order to get different, more desirable results. And changing behavior is all about practice. If you have ever put in the time to really learn a new skill – whether it was listening without reacting, or playing the piano, or…

Building Capacity for Change

Building Capacity for Change

Capacity is the third of four critical elements of successful change. It refers to the new skills and competencies you need to develop in order to take the actions necessary to bring about the change you want. For example, a leader who wants more substantive and challenging feedback from his team may need to develop…Continue Reading