Considering Remote Executive Coaching? Do It, But Don’t Tell Anyone

By Debra Benton
Considering Remote Executive Coaching? Do It, But Don't Tell Anyone

Recently, I was reminded that coaching is not just about “fixing a problem.” I had a client whose career was significantly impacted because he had the foresight to hire me before he had a crisis. He knew that the steps he took early in his career would impact where his career went. Executive coaching is … Read more

Don’t Underestimate The Power Of Asking Questions

By Debra Benton
Don't Underestimate The Power Of Asking Questions

Do you ever wonder if too much communication is happening? There are so many ways to communicate in person and online and there’s so much information coming at you 24/7 that it’s fair to ask: Can you overcommunicate? Short answer? No. No, you can never overcommunicate. It’s similar to the daft expression people like to … Read more

How to Develop Self-Confidence At Work

By Debra Benton
How To Develop Self-Confidence At Work

Have you ever seen that CEO, executive or rising co-worker who has a certain presence about them? They exude charisma but aren’t trying to impress you. They are eager to learn but are comfortable in their own skin and intellect. These are the people with self-confidence. The person with confidence is the person we turn … Read more

A Comprehensive Guide To Running Effective Virtual Meetings

By Debra Benton
A Comprehensive Guide to Running Effective Virtual Meetings

Love them or hate them, virtual meetings are part of today’s work landscape. With so many people working from home, they’re crucial to maintaining morale and teamwork. According to Gigaom, 87% of remote team members feel more connected to their team when they can use video conferencing.   However, as is true of any conference, you … Read more

Lights, Camera, Action! Making A Memorable Impression In Virtual Group Meetings

By Debra Benton
Virtual Group Meetings

For good or bad, video is memorable. Almost all of us have heard a story about someone who goofed on camera. For instance, I know of a bank executive who joined in on a video call with his team and, carelessly forgetting he was live, picked up the newspaper and started reading while occasionally picking … Read more