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CEO Challenges: Are the Termites Eating Your Culture?

Has your culture changed because of coronavirus? Has the insidious disease crept into your organization like a stealthy criminal? Not overtly, but like a termite eating at your foundation.  It’s not the disease, of course, that might be gnawing on your culture, but rather the changes it caused. Asynchronous communication, delayed feedback, stilted social bonding, […]

What’s Next?

My friend, Paul, called the other day to trade thoughts on how the coronavirus pandemic was affecting the business world. While still deep into the crisis, he was thinking about the future of a company where he’s a board member and asking, “What happens on the other side?” Great question! Is it too early to […]

CEO Coaching: Sharing Joy

If you lead an organization and can experience joy alone, without your team, you’re not a leader — you’re a selfish boor. I don’t mean you need others’ accolades to feel successful; that’s just low self-esteem. Rather, I mean that real leaders feel the most joy when they can celebrate and share the rewards of […]

What Is Executive Coaching?

Executive coaching is about setting objectives, questioning, listening, prodding, a little bit of ass kicking, rewarding and supporting. Any other questions? OK, for those who want more detail, let’s explore this for a minute. You can’t throw a rock in a crowd without hitting a few executive coaches. Some are wise old business veterans, and […]