5 Practical Steps to Protecting Your Energy

Ever find yourself exhausted, but in need of energy? You know you’ve already been to your favorite coffee shop— twice, but you think just one more espresso will do the trick. I know I’ve been there! So, how do you protect your energy? Even more importantly, how to increase it, harness it, avoid burn out, get more of it, and Read More >

Interview with the Trusted Advisor: Tom Henschel!

  Considering Tom Henschel’s background in television and theater (a graduate of The Julliard School of Music), I focused this interview on uncovering how he helps leaders polish their executive presence. Not surprising, he shared some valuable strategies for: Overcoming the greatest leadership challenge, Conquering exhaustion, Dealing with critical feedback (via 360 assessments, and the like), Achieving the remarkable results Read More >

SHI(f)T! Turning Fecal Matter into Feedback that Matters! (podcast)

For the past month or so, I’ve been telling you about an upcoming book launch I have called “SHIFT: Turning Fecal Matter into Feedback that Matters”. It’s an ebook that I’ve been working on that uncovers the hidden gems of receiving feedback. This podcast is going to highlight 2 chapters from that ebook. Want this book? Or the workbook? Both the Read More >

5 Practical Steps to Protecting Your Energy

Ever find yourself exhausted, but in need of energy? You know you’ve already been to your favorite coffee shop— twice, but you think just one more espresso will do the trick. I know I’ve been there! So, how do you protect your energy? Even more importantly, how to increase it, harness it, avoid burn out, get more of it, and Read More >

How to Avoid Disengagement

Companies lose precious time and money on employees who simply are not motivated. The Gallup Organization is famously quoted for their research on disengagement – billions, in the U.S. alone.   The days of threatening people (with their job) to get them to care more, or produce better results, are gone. Well, not entirely. They might work harder, but they Read More >

How to Keep Good People

Negative people drain the energy of your entire team, and they encourage good people, with positive energy to leave. No one wants to spend time with negative people. But how to you fuel the good energy, and let the negative ones shift accordingly? What is it that good people, with positive energy, look for within companies and leaders that they Read More >

How to keep your power

Why does one person see “passionate” while another sees “offensive,” or “disagreeable?” Why does one leader see problems while the other sees potential? Because everybody sees through the lens of their own unique experiences, challenges, and successes. Understanding this puts you in a position of power. When you agree that what you’re seeing is based on your perspective, you have Read More >

How to get them to care

Want to see an increase in energy and enthusiasm in folks on your team? Are you ready for the rewards of a highly accountable, determined, and committed team? In this podcast, I interviewed LN Lurie, my audio engineer, to give some insight into the key factors that cause 25,000 people to climb Mount Kilimanjaro every year. The interview is less Read More >

Feedback – Podcast

Feedback is critical to personal advancement. In fact, according to a recent Forbes study of 51,000 leaders, those ranked in the bottom 10% in asking for feedback were rated in at the 15% in overall leadership effectiveness. Conversely, leaders ranked in the top 10% in asking for feedback were rated at the 86% in leadership effectiveness. Receiving feedback is not Read More >