Rams_having_a_male_fightAs an intern supervisor and project leader on a small team; I’m always looking for ways to practice the many skills I have learned during the leadership and management trainings that I have attended in the past.  Several recent opportunities have given me the chance to practice my skills of having a Challenging Conversation with others.

One of...

In work and at home, we can plan well, we can try our best, and still the unforeseen may arise.  This blog isn’t about that.

No, instead, I’d like you to get honest, and examine any recurring negative circumstances you’ve been experiencing lately.  Perhaps some of these fit your bill:

  • Not prepared for a meeting you KNEW about?
  • Didn’t allocate enough t...

Everyone has incomplete projects.  Perhaps it is sorting the recycling from last year.  Cleaning the storage area.  Fixing the bicycle. Submitting the expense report.  The question is:  is there a reason it is incomplete, (i.e. you have scheduled time to do it, with a plan for an end date) or is it just not done?

In addition to projects, it is...

(Editor's Note: This is not the author's tummy.)

(Editor’s Note: This is not the author’s tummy.)

I’ve always battled with my weight. This last year has been especially tough as I’ve had to take a break from my other career (as a prolific goal scorer in adult recreational soccer leagues) due to nagging injuries that have turned into chronic injuries. I started playing...

Over the past 9 months, we have had the pleasure of working with a global client who is training HR professionals to use a coaching approach with their internal clients. So far, we have trained over 100 HR professionals through 5 global trainings, 3 days each.

From the beginning, our sponsors within the company have been very forward thinking. As a...