Category: Leadership Development

Conflict in the Workplace

5 Keys to Conquering Conflict in the Workplace and in Your Life

The only thing worse than conflict…is unresolved conflict! Avoiding conflict creates a dysfunctional culture, destroys relationships, and derails teams. I’m sure you can think of several examples off the top of your head. Unfortunately, the most common way to deal with conflict is to avoid it. It’s only natural. We self-protect. Can you think of…
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Making Tough, Timely and Crucial Decisions

Making tough, timely and crucial decisions is one of the hardest skills for most people. And within that, by far one of the toughest decisions to make is about personnel.  The people we surround ourselves with will make or break us.  Can you relate to any of these scenarios? Hired the wrong person Kept someone…
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Leading Former Peers After Being Promoted

Leading Former Peers After Being Promoted

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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Improve Your Communication Skills

Improve Your Communication Skills: Key to Happiness and Wellbeing

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).

Resiliency and Stamina

Developing Next Level Resiliency and Stamina

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…
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Inspiration or a Pep Talk

Do you need Inspiration or a Pep Talk?

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…
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“Coach” Has Always Had The Biggest Impact On Our Lives… They Still Do!

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…
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Stay True To Yourself As A Leader – Courage and Grit

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.

Is it the Kids Who Have Changed?

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…
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Leadership Lessons from a Final Four Coach

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,…
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