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Leadership Tips from a Tree

Leadership Tips from a Tree Stand tall and proud Go out on a limb Remember your roots Drink plenty of water Be content with your natural beauty Enjoy the view As a coach, I’m on the look-out for simple reminders that help leaders stop and reflect easily and routinely. I especially like “Advice from a… Continue Reading »

Slow Down by Looking Up

Slow Down by Looking Up So many times, we just keep rolling along in our days, moving from task to task with our heads down or our gaze fixed upon what’s immediately in front of us. As a result, we miss opportunities to see incredible beauty, find inspiration or humor or just catch our breath… Continue Reading »

What Can Crayons Teach Us as Leaders?

What Can Crayons Teach Us as Leaders? I don’t know about you but I love crayons and the possibilities they present. One great children’s book that continues to surprise and delight my three great nephews, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt, has been on the best sellers list for 200+ weeks. It’s a… Continue Reading »

So You need to Be More Strategic?

So You Need to Be More Strategic? Leaders often get feedback that they need to be more strategic and it stumps them, especially when they don’t hold an executive position. They think strategy has to do with the vision and goals set forth in the 10 year plan or outlined in the company’s annual report… Continue Reading »