Soft Skills

Adding Too Much Value? When is too much, too much?

Adding too much value is the overwhelming desire to add your two cents to every discussion. You may have a great idea or thought, but what is the unintended consequence you are having on others? As a leader one of your roles is to develop others, by adding value are…

It’s Really All About Self-Awareness

Who am I? How do I tend to behave and communicate? This is the first step, the platform, the foundation to build upon. How can you use this knowledge to grow, move forward? In this week’s video blog post I explore the impact self-awareness has on our personal growth and…

Values

Improving communications skills, time management and values are the three things that consistently bubble to the surface in my coaching practice. In this week’s video I discuss how specifically values show up and how the coaching process can help.   John Whitehead, coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective…

COVID19: Getting Back to Work, What Do You Control?

In my work with leaders in organizations, one of the items that comes up consistently is “What do you control, not control?” Where is your focus? Dealing with returning to the workplace creates the environment where this comes up again. In this week’s vlog post I explore what it means…

Being a Professional, a soft skill?

This week I explore what it means to be a “professional” based on the work of Nido Qubein and his five attributes of professionals which are: A specialized knowledge and skills, a unique relationship with their clients, render a service that people are willing to pay for, are held accountable…