Leading a change is among the most challenging tasks executives take on. Change management guru, Dr. John Kotter, says that 70% of change efforts fail. Sometimes I wonder if the actual numbers are even higher. There are many changes you might like to lead – a change in culture, staff structure, new products and services, maybe a new financial model. But inertia and … [Read more...] about Improve Your Change Effort
Are you “Successful” and yet – there is something bothering you about it; like its not giving you the satisfaction you thought it would? If so, you might be telling yourself you just need even more “Success” and that satisfaction is at the top of the next mountain you will climb. But maybe not. Sometimes “Success” does not lead to life satisfaction and fulfillment. … [Read more...] about Maximize Your Life Fulfillment
Imagine what your workplace would be like if you – and everyone you worked with – shouted YES to this question. What an amazing world that would be! Unfortunately, our current reality is distant from this dream. Resignations are at an all-time high and organizations are having a hard time filling vacancies. A recent article in Harvard Business Review gives us some … [Read more...] about Do You Love Your Job?
Setting SMART Goals can support you in performing at the highest levels in every part of your life. Check out my free series of brief videos on the three different types of SMART Goals. Regardless of the type of SMART Goals you set, it is easy to fall into the trap of defining how you feel about yourself by the outcomes of your work on the goals. We can become “attached” … [Read more...] about Goals Without Outcome Attachment
Getting a Career Coach can be a great idea, but there are also some ways that you can coach yourself. A recent Harvard Business Review article suggests that we focus on these topics and questions in order to coach ourselves: *Build Your Self-Awareness. This is one of the keys to professional development. Create a quick mind-map. Write down your career challenge in the … [Read more...] about Become Your Own Career Coach