Is the glass ceiling a mind-set issue?

Contrary to what you may have heard, the fabled glass ceiling that holds women back from top jobs – is still alive and well. A 2013 Harvard Law Review report noted that, although there has been progress in both the

Posted in Leadership, Women in Leadership

You may be heard, but are you being understood?

How often do you find yourself feeling surprised when a global team member or colleague reacts in an unexpected way to something you say or have asked them to do? Do you find yourself thinking: “They just didn’t get it!”

Posted in Communication

3 Questions to Coach Others to High Performance

How do we turn a person’s talent into performance? This question has been of great debate. Many organizations believe that each person’s greatest room for growth is in his or her areas of weakness. Yet, others support the idea that

Posted in Executive Coaching, Performance

Leadership is knowing how to ask…

If there is ever an opportunity to add in an eighth deadly sin, then I am putting my hand up to nominate “assumption”. In my experience, assumption is already the #1 business sin; the destroyer of deals, the terroriser of

Posted in Communication, Global Leadership

How to maximize your coaching experience to create positive, lasting change

Two month ago, I hired a coach, Gerry Rose, to help me make positive changes. Over the last 3 years, my business has been good. Now I want it to be great. I want to strengthen my brand and boost

Posted in Executive Coaching