Leadership Coaching

Are You Listening?

Not Listening is Marshall Goldsmith’s 16th habit in his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There and of the 20 Habits That Keep You from the Top. Marshall comments that this is the most passive aggressive for of disrespect for colleagues.  In this week’s Vlog post I not…

15. Refusing to Express Regret – saying I’m sorry

Over the past 15 weeks I have been talking about habits that will keep you from the top, this week is number 15 – The inability to take responsibility for actions, admit when we are wrong, or recognize how our actions affect others – What are your experiences with this?…

Clinging to The Past: Leadership requires moving forward

Marshall Goldsmith in his book What Got You Here Won’t get You There talks about clinging to the past as one of the things that will keep you from the top. Marshall talks about this as being a way to deflect blame away from ourselves and onto events and people…

If You Are Hearing Excuses, Look at Yourself.

#12, making excuses in Marshall Goldsmith’s book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There and his list of Twenty Habits That Keep You from the Top talks about how we deflect responsibility for our actions instead of simply saying sorry and moving on. It is “the need to reposition…

Taking Credit When It Is Not Ours to Give

In his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, Marshall Goldsmith lists the 11th habit that will keep you from the top as claiming credit that we don’t deserve and as Marshall puts it “…adding injury that comes with overlooking recognition” (see last week’s blog). “We are not…