Executive Coaching

I was talking to someone the other day about a work issue. He is fairly junior and is working on a project that does not particularly engage him. A few months ago, he asked his supervisor if he could split his time between the boring...

To make changes, either on a personal or organizational level, you need to know what is going on. Which often means you need to get some data. But a number of individuals and organizations are uncomfortable with this idea. Why is that and what can...

I can't believe that I haven't already written a newsletter on energy management, as it is a topic with which I am somewhat obsessed. So many organizations emphasize time management, but managing your energy can actually be much more effective....

This month I read Wait: The Art and Science of Delay, by Frank Partnoy, who is a professor of law and finance at San Diego University. Wait is a fascinating examination of the topic of delay through a variety of prisms including, but by no...

This month's newsletter examines what happens when individuals or organizations want to take risks but do not want to make any mistakes. Ultimately it is is impossible to do both of those things all the time. But managers often send mixed messages to teams, asking...

It is the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, which means that I have today and/or tomorrow to write my May newsletter, assuming I want it to arrive in your inbox before the end of the month, which falls on Tuesday. So I thought, "What better...