How will your CEO deliver on the demands the public is making?

How will your CEO deliver on the demands the public is making?

Remember this April 2015 tweet? “There is a third political party emerging in this country called: ‘CEOs’.” -- Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. Who knew what would happen in 2020? Now the public is putting its trust into businesses and requesting CEOs to step in and fix...

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14 daily habits that every business leader should adopt

14 daily habits that every business leader should adopt

In this expert panel from the Forbes Coaches Council, 14 of us shared daily habits that "inspire you and keep you centered on what matters most." These habits "can also help you become a more effective leader." My suggested habit, #6 on the list, is to listen outside...

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Why I’ve committed to be explicit in 2021 

Why I’ve committed to be explicit in 2021 

Be explicit is my focus word/phrase for 2021. The definition is “(of a statement or piece of writing) clear and easy to understand, so that you have no doubt what is meant,” according to the Oxford Dictionaries. Choosing this focus phrase helps me practice empathy for...

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How and why to focus on making your hidden player a superpower

How and why to focus on making your hidden player a superpower

Meet “Miss Communication,” also known as miscommunication in our VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) world. She’s the hidden player who along with misspeaking, misreading, and misconstrued contribute to the immeasurable communication mistakes that hurt...

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How to be planful to improve your success with goals

How to be planful to improve your success with goals

Want to improve your chances of successfully reaching a goal you set? Start by being more mindful about planning. That can help you overcome your natural inertia as well as other barriers you may face. It's also important to ask yourself “how” you're going to get the...

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How to get motivated for 2021; sign up for Momentum now

How to get motivated for 2021; sign up for Momentum now

Motivated to start the new year? Do it with momentum on Saturday, Jan. 2. How? Join me at Momentum 2021, a free online conference designed to motivate you to do almost anything positive. The conference host, Coach.me, is bringing together experts in productivity,...

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How to listen deeply, speak up and challenge your thinking

How to listen deeply, speak up and challenge your thinking

Want to think and act more intentionally, especially by listening and using your voice? These books can guide you. As is my custom now, every December I deliberately share a short list of my favorite business books for the year. My goal is to curate essential, not...

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5 ways a happiness researcher influenced my life

5 ways a happiness researcher influenced my life

The New York Times headline Happiness Won’t Save You grabbed my attention as soon as I spotted it on my phone late last month. Before I even read the subtitle “Philip Brickman was an expert in the psychology of happiness, but he couldn’t make his own pain go away,” I...

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