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3 Key Benefits of Executive Coaching That Can Change Your Career

It’s exciting to once again be entering a new year and a fresh start (although I’m a little concerned about a year that sounds like “2020 Won”). A new year always feels like a chance for positive change.  I’m not talking about grandiose New Year’s resolutions (although those are all well and good). Instead, I’m … Read more

An Introvert's Guide to Networking

Excerpt: An Introvert’s Guide to Networking

The following is a brief excerpt from my new book, An Introvert’s Guide to Networking, available from Amazon and wherever books are sold. You Have a Lot to Offer You have a lot to offer, and it probably isn’t your style to toot your own horn. On the other hand, if people don’t know anything … Read more

11 Benefits Of Being A CEO

Go For The Top Job: 11 Benefits Of Being A CEO

Every organization needs a leader. Motorcycle gangs have (officially and unofficially) designated leaders, as do Red Cross workers. Children on school playgrounds follow the leader. Even dogs follow a leader of their pack. In business, you have lots of leaders (Manager, VP, CFO, etc.) but the “top dog” above them all is the CEO. At … Read more

Be Unstoppable: The Importance Of Persistence In Business

Be Unstoppable: The Importance of Persistence In Business

In life there are few things you can control. You can view that fact with anxiety or with exhilaration knowing that the unpredictability and uncertainty are what make life fun.  Still, the unpredictability of life doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take ownership of what you can in your career. If anything, it means you should be … Read more

Handling Rejection in Business

The Art of Handling Rejection In Business

If you have been investing in your career (even a little), then you have run into rejection. Rejection is inevitable in life, especially if you’re making an effort and putting yourself out there.  It’s not fun. Handling rejection in business, and in life, is a skill that we aren’t always taught and, quite frankly, don’t … Read more

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

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

Be A Virtual Executive: How To Succesfully Lead From the Home Office

Be A Virtual Executive: How To Successfully Lead From Your Home Office

Over twenty years ago, I started my life as a virtual executive. I had been looking at office space in New York or San Francisco, when along came a cowboy and swept me off my feet. (When I say cowboy, I mean a real cowboy. A mountain living, cattle wranglin’, horse riding man who personified … Read more