Executive Presence: The Devil is in the Details

We frequently coach leaders who are transitioning into roles where they have increasing exposure to more senior levels of leadership.  This can be a particularly challenging transition to manage and we often hear comments that the leaders involved need to develop...

Multi-Tasking: Truth or Fiction?

The number of productivity tools we have seen introduced in the last fifteen or 20 years is staggering. Things like email, instant messaging, online calendars, smart phones, scheduling software, and so on, all hold the promise of helping improve the way we manage our...

Best Boss Ever!

It happened several years ago during my meeting with one of my direct reports, Karen, on her last day of work. She had been the Director of Physician Relations at the hospital where we worked and she was moving out of the area as a result of her husband’s relocation....

Too Many Meetings? Stop Going!

Researchers estimate that the average professional spends over 60 hours each month in meetings and that over half of that time is wasted or unproductive.  Recapturing some of this time would be a huge boon for many but doing so first requires us to reconsider why we...

Delegation is a Long Term Investment

  “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” — Harvey Firestone   Recently I facilitated a small group coaching session for new leaders in our Leading People, Managing Work training program at Tandem Solutions. Near...

Change Your Team Culture to Manage Your Time

I was coaching a senior level executive in a large company a few years ago and, like many of us, her number one issue was that she was overwhelmed with too much work, and needed to find a way to better manage her time.  As I often do at the beginning of a coaching...

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