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Bias and the Brain

By Plum Cluverius, MA/ABS, PCC. Recent events, including but not limited to the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer, have awakened many white Americans to the reality of racism and racial injustice in a way nothing else has. Companies small and large are...

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Five Ways to Demonstrate Executive Presence Today

Five Ways to Demonstrate Executive Presence Today

Expressing an authentic sense of executive presence can be a challenge. And sometimes techniques may seem forced. So, perhaps it’s a blessing that we’re seeing fewer cliche power ties and power stances, and subject to fewer awkwardly firm handshakes these days. True...

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Making Room for Personal Time

Making Room for Personal Time

By Steve Hansen, PCC. Many of my clients have a similar issue: they don’t make time for themselves. They take care of everyone but themselves. They are either working (often long hours) or taking care of family which leaves little time left. Over an extended period...

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Here’s Why You Need a 30-Second Elevator Pitch

Here’s Why You Need a 30-Second Elevator Pitch

By Lilian Abrams, PhD, MBA, MCC. Some of us really hate to feel like we are “selling” ourselves. We want to feel authentic with others; we want to connect with them on more important, more “real” topics at hand; and we would strongly prefer that the quality of our...

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Accepting Uncertainty in Leadership

Accepting Uncertainty in Leadership

By Kathy Poehnert, MEd Psych, PCC. The issues of stress and worry are states of being we, as coaches, deal with on a regular basis. In fact, it is pretty safe to say managing anxiety is probably one of the top past times (!) of most human beings… worry is simply one...

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Leading Remote Teams: Our “New Normal”

Leading Remote Teams: Our “New Normal”

By Bryan Nadeau, PCC. Yes, leading remote teams is our new normal. The definition of remote has taken on a new meaning, working from home (WFH), not just defined as distance. Not everyone will be coming back into the office and that is a good thing for many reasons....

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Stop Waiting for Permission

Stop Waiting for Permission

By Neal Eisenstein, MBA, MCC. One of the tricky leadership challenges that all rising leaders face is interpreting the spoken and unspoken expectations above us. We take the boss's past comments literally and we bring righteous and loyal energy to responding to the...

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What’s My Next Step?

What’s My Next Step?

Do you find yourself wondering what’s next for you? Are you reviewing, rethinking, or reinventing your priorities? What do you want from the next year…three years…ten years? At 35, Ana has already accomplished a lot professionally. In the last few years she has...

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Who Are You?

Who Are You?

By Robert Giannicola, ACC. That’s a question I’ve been asking several coaching clients. Why? Well, after having a few coaching sessions with them, I realize that as accomplished as they are, they have lost their identity to their work. A common issue I notice about...

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Self-Management Under Pressure

Self-Management Under Pressure

By Lyne Desormeaux, PsyD, MCC. Yes, self-awareness is important but when it comes to dealing with pressure in the context of work, self-management takes priority. You will need self-awareness to understand how and when self-management is needed. In the end this can...

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Forgiveness and the Power of Release

Forgiveness and the Power of Release

By Karen Delk, M.Sc., PCC. An often-overlooked leadership skill is forgiveness. It is seen as weakness, emotional and vulnerable. As leaders, it is challenging to lead and focus on all the elements of running a successful business even when you have the access to the...

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