Category: Team Leadership

Next Level Leadership

Real Time Feedback

Real Time Feedback … a Game Changer

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…
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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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building high performance teams

How to Build High Performing Teams

When starting a new job and position, the main focus for the ON Point leader should be building a strong and high performing team. A few of my clients were emerging leaders and high-performers in their organizations and since been promoted to first-time directors or managers. In their new positions, they need to excel at…
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handle stress

Handling Stress and Pressure with Grace

Having the ability to handle stress and pressure with grace is a critical skill for anyone, especially if you are in leadership. Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how we react to these situations. There are so many life experiences that can happen from tragedies, at work or home and for many…
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What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There

In working with executives, and also from my own experience, what got you in that chair won’t get you up another rung in the ladder. There are many things one must do to deserve a promotion and take the next step in our careers and business. Marshall Goldsmith wrote the book, “What Got You Here,…
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5 Keys to become a better communicator

5 Keys to become a better communicator.

The most effective leaders are great communicators! I can tell you from my past experience as an athletic coach and now an executive coach, we can all become better communicators. Throughout your teams and your organizations, we work with so many different types of people that having the skill to communicate effectively is such an integral…
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3 Ways to Help Your Team Reach Their Full Potential

I am constantly asked by leaders, coaches, entrepreneurs, managers, and others how they can get the most out of their teams.  As an ON Point leader, there are many different ways to get your team to perform to their full potential.  The old school way was being negative, authoritative, and in your face – those…
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Becoming an Influential Leader

Becoming an Influential Leader

What is an influential leader and how can I become one?  How and Why do people follow me, create a workplace where people want to work, and go the extra mile? How do I get my staff to work harder and make that extra phone call? How do I develop cohesive teams? Ultimately, the climate and culture is due…
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How to Cultivate Team Dynamics

How to Cultivate Team Dynamics

By now everyone knows that I was a long time athletic coach. I coached Division I Women’s College Basketball for 27 years. Everything I did while coaching was centered around cultivating teams and working with those team dynamics. I’ve now spent the last couple years cultivating team dynamics in corporate America. The way we assemble…
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