Career Coaching

Is Executive Coaching is right for you or your organization?

Is Executive Coaching is right for you or your organization?

The War for Talent by Michaels, Handfield-Jones, and Axelrod offers the following to support the need for coaching and leadership development: One-third of Fortune 500 CEOs last fewer than three years. Failure rates among all top executives range between 30% and 75%. Over half of first-time senior managers stumble; some never recover. Studies indicate that executive leadership quality accounts for as…

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Be 100% Replaceable (at work)

Be 100% Replaceable (at work)

If you are not 100% replaceable at work, there is a serious problem. Huh? Don’t you want to be indispensable for greater job security? Absolutely not. Besides your strong character and masterful charm, you are better, in so many ways, if your company has put in the effort to make you completely replaceable. When you are not replaceable, the number…

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The existential crisis of a child…and what we can learn

The existential crisis of a child…and what we can learn

I’m in bed the other night, and my 11 year old climbs in next to me. He actually tucks me in each night, since my bedtime is about 30 minutes before his. (Yes, “le sigh,” I go to bed REALLY early.) My son gets into the full-on spoon position and says to me, “What is the point, mommy, nothing that I…

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The Obstacle is the Way

The Obstacle is the Way

A colleague of mine sent me a book summary recommendation that is spot on for the times.  It is a quick read and an excellent reminder of the mindset we could all benefit from right now. The Obstacle is the Way by Ryan Holiday A book summary provided by the book summary service, Readitfor.me Every obstacle we face on our…

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I Don’t Know Sh*t about F**k, Parts I & II

I Don’t Know Sh*t about F**k, Parts I & II

This hilarious meme based on a leading character in the Netflix hit show, Ozark, found its way into my social media feed this week. Most of us not only relate to the phrase in the meme but probably wish a number of  “experts” on Covid-19 would relate to the sentiment as well. As I kept thinking about the phrase, “I…

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