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If you think that you have a problem…you do!

This is a reprise of a blog from a few years ago, but the topic seems to come up more frequently in coaching sessions these days.The title of this blog is a direct quote from a venture capital investor when referring to a founder/CEO of early-stage companies, but it...

Looking Back on 2021

I wrote a blog in January 2021, titled “A New Year’s Resolution: Building Stronger Relationships” and thought it would be appropriate to look back at how I fared.  Here is my assessment. From January 2021:  What if we all focus our energies in 2021 on...

To Thine Own Self Be True

The words from Shakespeare’s Hamlet ring true in many circumstances but none more so than for the authentic leader. Have you asked yourself who you are deep inside and what drives you? How you feel internally, and how you present yourself externally needs to match up...

Think…Differently

As a young IBM sales trainee, more years ago than I would like to admit, we were introduced to the THINK slogan which was even painted on the steps inside the training facility in Endicott, NY. Here is a brief history from Wikipedia: The “THINK” slogan was...

Avoiding an In Extremis Situation

If you have been in the Navy, Merchant Marine, or an airplane pilot, you are familiar with the term “in extremis.” It is a Latin phrase meaning “in the farthest reaches” or “at the point of death.” Simply put it means that you are now in a...