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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....