Here is what I know to be true. The success or failure of a startup is determined in the first months of staffing that start up. Observing and participating in staffing and coaching those staffs for decades, I can report absolutely, what works, what doesn’t work. Continue reading
Be Promotable, Get a Higer Salary and Be in Demand
There is one single function you can perform to insure your promotability, increase your compensation and endear yourself to the Board of Directors. Skeptical? Don’t be. Continue reading
Is this you? Your role as executive comes with an array of challenges you have not yet faced or previously faced, but not well. You could use confidential support for problem solving. Or you confess you don’t have the road map to be the leader you want to become. You need someone other than your colleagues as a sounding board. Perhaps it is time to change employers and you realize the skills for job search have changed and you are not certain you have the magic to open the right doors. You appreciate most of the advice offered is geared for people much younger in their career.
Welcome to your online executive coaching resource. You will find answers to many questions on leadership, solutions to significant problems and discussions of trends and topics only executives face.
You are invited to comment, submit questions and participate in discussions. Need more support? Contact me to see if executive coaching is a match for your needs. We can create a personal program to get you where you want to be. Contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ready to change jobs and find the challenge daunting, even mystifying? Finding moving from Director to VP difficult? 97% of my clients have reached their career goal within six months when they follow my coaching advice for job search. Contact me to discuss your particular challenges to see if coaching makes sense at this point in your career.
Are your employees obedient or empowered?
New to the executive ranks, a current client struggles with delegation. He asked when and what to delegate and what to expect? He complained that when he delegated, he was bogged down with constant questions from the person in charge. He assured me he had good people on the team but that they needed a lot of guidance. How do I do this? Is this what you want? What should this look like? And other process questions. Continue reading
Do you have what it takes to become a strong leader?
Recently, Bill Gates opined, “No matter what industry you’re in, the people on your team matter most.”
Most successful CEO’s admit it is the employees who make a company successful. No strategy or golden opportunity can survive an unmotivated and/or unproductive team. If you accept the premise people make companies successful, then it follows, how a leader treats employees is the make/break of company success. Continue reading