Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Do Your Employees Represent Company Culture?

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:20-07:00 January 10th, 2016|News|

I’m kicking off the year in a different environment and my talent filter is always observing how teams operate and team culture, even while on vacation. For over a decade I’ve been visiting my home away from home, Puerto Vallarta. During these visits my family and I always visit new places and return to some [...]

Achieving Through Your Team – Give them the CEO!

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:20-07:00 December 9th, 2015|News|

Managers and team leaders rely on their employees to get the job done. It’s an artful balance to achieve results through your team when you are ultimately accountable for the results (or lack thereof) of your team but need to entrust someone else’s ability to get it done! The Problem: When working with clients I [...]

A Tale of One Team: Expressing Your “Self” through Strengths

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:20-07:00 October 1st, 2015|News|

It never ceases to amaze me how much can be gleaned from our strengths and the depth of the connections we can build with others through our expression of these. Recently I was working with a team of 17 in a training event. It was our third workshop together, they had been progressing nicely on [...]

Focus on Strengths

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:20-07:00 July 29th, 2015|News|

Does it make more sense to invest more time on things you do well, or things that you don’t do so well? Many people argue that you have to invest more time on the things that you don’t do as well, in order to become “well rounded.” And, in time, you will improve and the [...]

The Ultimate Test Drive for Teams – has your team passed the test?

By | 2016-05-02T23:00:32-07:00 February 11th, 2015|News|

Has your team passed the ultimate test drive? A few months ago I was working on a large financial transaction. It was important not only because of the financial implications, but more so because it represented a significant milestone for my family and because I was a sort of fiduciary, in the sense that it [...]

Lead through Core Values

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:20-07:00 November 3rd, 2014|News|

On multiple occasions I’ve pointed out that certain words become “trendy,” and in that trend they can lose their power. Let’s take a step back and look at one of those words, “Authenticity.” Let me lay out a common ground we can all start from, the definition that I share with my clients - Authenticity: [...]

The Strengths Journey. Move from Disappointment to Mastery

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:20-07:00 July 18th, 2014|News|

There was a time when I had no idea what my natural Talents were, let alone what my Strengths were. You could say that I wasn’t very grounded in my “Self” environment… Have you ever been there? Are you or your team there NOW? I knew what I was good at doing professionally, I was [...]

Time Management is an Illusion

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:21-07:00 June 11th, 2014|News|

Time management is an illusion, a mere mirage… I can already hear many of you saying, “But, what about all the time management books, classes, etc. that I’ve heard about and invested time in?” Entertain the idea that time management is the superficial symptom of the real issue - Priority Setting (or lack thereof). There [...]

CREATE Celebrations for Accomplishments

By | 2017-04-27T15:47:21-07:00 June 4th, 2014|News|

I’m excited to start this week and this new month with a clean slate, great attitude and major FOCUS! Why? Because I set the intention and actually scheduled time and an activity for CELEBRATION weeks ago to close the month with a reward for all my hard work. What motivates you? What do you have [...]