Multi-Tasking isn’t a Thing

Multi-Tasking isn’t a Thing

I was at a party this weekend and a gentleman complimented me on my multi-tasking skills. His compliment stemmed from the fact that I referred to an obscure fact he’d mentioned several moments ago, while presently focused on whether I should help the hosts pass food...
Let Yourself Be Surprised

Let Yourself Be Surprised

When my best friend and I met over 25 years ago, we actively disliked each other for over a month before an all-night talk changed our minds and led to a life time of love and support. You’d think such an experience would be enough to keep me from ever making a...
The Spectrum

The Spectrum

I learned an invaluable lesson my second year at drama school that I find myself sharing with my corporate clients all the time. I was doing a scene from Shakespeare’s A Winter’s Tale, playing the role of Hermione. Really bad things happen to Hermione; her husband,...

RECEIVING FEEDBACK

Over the past several years I’ve spent hundreds of hours working with people to become more effective deliverers of feedback. It’s a topic most organizations are willing to invest in because what makes individuals and companies improve most quickly is an environment...
EVALUATING LESSONS LEARNED AND MY DATING GUIDELINES

EVALUATING LESSONS LEARNED AND MY DATING GUIDELINES

A topic that comes up often in coaching and leadership development is what people and organizations are doing to look back and assess lessons learned on successful and unsuccessful ventures. Some of the most powerful and frequently asked coaching questions are “When...