Eradicate Complacency

Several months ago, I had breakfast with Yvonne, an executive responsible for increasing profits at a hotel-management company in California. As we shared a delightful breakfast at one of her hotels, she explained, “When I first came on board nine years ago, my team was fired up. They pushed hard to reach new goals, and I rarely had to do Read More >

Why It`s Lonely at the Top

I recently met with Frank, a CEO in the financial industry, to discuss my executive coaching services. He was considering bringing me on board and wanted to make sure that my coaching style matched his belief system. Knowing that I was meeting with a brilliant, successful businessman, I expected the interview to be rigorous, but his intensity caught me off Read More >