Strategic Alignment: Decoded

Did you know that you don’t have to be friends with (or even like) your co-workers to create a high-performing team? Through my work and experience, I've learned what makes – and doesn’t make – a healthy, effective leadership team that produces a great culture and strong results.

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A Compelling Case For Coaching

The one thing to know about coaching is that it is about change. Specifically, it can be about acquiring new skills, learning new behaviors, or shifting thoughts and paradigms. Growth can be invigorating, it can be motivating, it can be thrilling; growth requires us to step outside of our comfort zones into unfamiliar territory... 

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Cosmos and the Forgotten Power of Wonder

School, adulthood and responsibility replace our wonder with a seen-it-all cynicism. Worse, in the Age of the Internet we think we really have seen it all. That does more than rob us of the capacity to be amazed and overjoyed by the humble. It shuts off our ability to live in the moment and to see the people around us in all their glory...

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And They're Off!

We want our people to perform like thoroughbreds, to do the extraordinary. That means as leaders, it's our job to protect them from distractions; to create environments that allow calm to flourish amongst the chaos...

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Get Your Hands In The Dirt

Gardening and leadership are both lessons in diligence and humility. Our jobs as gardeners and leaders is to prepare appropriately, do the right things, follow our best practices, be as diligent as we can be-and at some point trust our team members will grow and flourish...

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