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...
It’s What You Believe, Not What You Know

It’s What You Believe, Not What You Know

Recently, I sat down for a group call with a potential client seeking a delegation skills program for their managers. Our conversation was going well. They liked our design principles, which include: context is king, there is wisdom in and out of the room and highly...
Power without Aggression

Power without Aggression

I have a memory from my early twenties, standing at a table in the New York City restaurant I worked in with a dirty glass in my hand, chatting with a customer. I don’t remember how we got to talking or even what our conversation was about but I remember this one...
Do Your Homework – and Throw It Away!

Do Your Homework – and Throw It Away!

I was a good student. I did my homework on time, studied zealously for tests, and actually read everything I was assigned to read. Math was a hard subject for me, so I took summer classes to try to coax my brain into grasping all those black-and-white formulas and...