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…

The Paradoxical Habit of Goal Obsession

Goal obsession is Marshall Goldsmith’s 21st habit that keep’s us from the top in his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You there. In my interpretation of this habit, I see it as a paradox, whereas we need to be planning, setting goals, but not at the expense of…

Habit #20 – An Excessive Need to Be “Me”

The excessive need to be me is exalting our faults as virtues simply because they’re who we are. Marshall Goldsmith in his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You Here calls this the “chronic behaviour, both positive and negative”. In my interpretation of this habit, I talk about how…