Tag: Leadership

Coaching Employees Without Making Them Feel Like Idiots

“High performers need direct communication about what they are doing wrong. They need to hear, ‘this is what you did wrong, and this is how you need to correct it,’” […]

Have You “Found Your Jam” Within Your Organization?

What is the origin of confidence, and how can we get more of it for ourselves and our teams?

Choosing Your Friends in Business (and Life)

I’m standing on stage at John B’s in Arlington, singing my favorite Sublime song (“Santeria”) in front of a room of strangers, aside from the three people I came with. […]

How Your Emotional Needs Can Become Emotional Triggers

It was the most upset I’ve ever been at work. Years ago, a part of my job was to negotiate contracts with vendors. One negotiation reached an impasse. The vendor […]