Soft Skills

Interview with Tammy Dunnett for the Leadership Communications Expo

This week’s Vlog post is an interview I did a few weeks ago for the Leadership Communications Expo hosted by Tammy Dunnett. It was my privilege to be one of many communication experts and gurus speaking on communications from the leadership perspective. It’s a bit longer than my usual vlog…

Why Soft Skills part II

This is a reposting of a vlog post I produced in the fall of 2019, and is part two of last week’s post. The IBM Institute for Business Value recently surveyed approximately 5,670 executives across 48 countries to learn more about the skills needed to execute business strategies. The top…

Why Soft Skills

Watch a replay from one of my blogs form October 2019 – This is still really relevant and important for those seeking leadership roles as well as for  emerging and senior leaders looking to improve thier leadership skills John K Whitehead & Associates coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more…

When the Buck Stops Here

Marshall Goldsmith in his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, calls Passing the Buck “one of those terrifying hybrid flaws” where you take “a healthy dose of needing to win and making excuses. Mix it with refusing to apologize and failing to give proper recognition. Sprinkle in…

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…