Have you ever been in a situation where you became your peers boss? Have you gone from an assistant coach to the head coach in the same program? The same challenges exist, and if you haven’t, that situation is coming. One day you are joking around, frequently going to happy hour and having those “loose” […]
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Are you evolving professionally, one that is in constant motion and change? One leadership skill that is a constant across all landscapes is being an effective communicator. An ON Point leader is a skilled communicator who has a high level of emotional intelligence (EQ). Happiness is a product of EQ. Most people and leaders in […]
I am back! Many of you have asked where I’ve been the past month. Whew…I have been traveling a ton for my business. I have been speaking, leadership training and have added many new clients in the past two months. It’s been a lot and so much fun! Over the past few months, two words […]
I received an email this week from a very successful senior vice president from the west coast in healthcare. “We exchanged emails a couple of months ago. I need some inspiration and wondered if you would have a few minutes for a phone call, maybe during your airport time or whatever is convenient. Please let […]
There are many programs and professionals available to help us to achieve all types of goals — people hire coaches to help them with almost anything. Setting goals are easy and fun, finding motivation for achieving them can be challenging. It is no different when it comes to our professional goals. One’s DRIVE is an attribute successful […]
It’s easy to say, hard to do. The further you climb up the ladder, there is more expected from you as a leader. Changing your title, new skill sets are needed and required – more is expected.
Feedback is a gift and real time feedback is Breakfast for Champions! One of the greatest gifts a leader can give is immediate feedback. If you’re in a leadership position and have a team, you’re a Coach. Imagine a sports coach not providing real time feedback during a 40 minute basketball game or four quarters […]
The millennial generation is a common topic of discussion and on the minds of many coaches, teachers and employers. Many people I have spoken to recently, say the conversation is getting old and stale. The general consensus from the public is that kids today are lacking – they avoid hard work, make excuses, they are […]
Leadership styles were on display during the NCAA Final Four last month. Getting to a Final Four as a coach and player is the ultimate goal. There are leadership lessons that every coach at this level has in common. How did their teams manage to get to a final four? While everyone has different styles, […]
March Madness was inspiring watching teams compete and reaching the pinnacle of success in the coaching profession. Every leader, coach, or business should watch how these high-performing teams survive and advance. It’s eye opening and it should motivate you to have a game plan to strive for your own pinnacle of success in life, your […]