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CU MANAGEMENT – Your Inner Game, How’s It Going?

This past November I gave a keynote to 40 CEOs of some of the largest credit unions in the United States. The #1 and #2 “Best Places to work” in the entire nation were among them. The event was a part of my US firm Syntrina Leadership and it was held at the beautiful, world-class […]

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FORBES: Between Stimulus and Response, Where Are You?

As featured in Forbes Your CFO resigns. A merger proceeds. A key leader is let go. You lose a major deal. Your direct report handles an important task poorly. A water pipe bursts in your home. Authorities warn of a pandemic virus. Your children make decisions you wish they didn’t. Your spouse uses a certain […]

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WHAT TO FOCUS ON NOW: Your Own Development

I have been a home-office entrepreneur for over 19 years. Some years I did exceptionally well (annual income in the top 5%). Other years, there was little to no work (ie. 2008-2009). I remember countless days of staring at my laptop, wondering how I would pay my bills, let alone create the life I dreamt […]

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LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION NOW: Clear. Human. Focused.

In times of crisis, we need to use simple, human language: “How are you? I know this is scary.” We also need to provide clear information and direction, often: “Today, this is what we can do and it matters that we do it well.” Now is the time to communicate, communicate, communicate: What is happening […]

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FORBES: Joining the Executive Ranks? Begin With The End In Mind.

As featured in Forbes. Beginning a new executive role is exciting. It can also be daunting and overwhelming, with so many people to meet and things to think about, prepare, do, and achieve. The role begins as soon as your position is announced and everything you do from that moment on communicates and has a […]

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HOW YOU CAN HELP OTHERS (and yourself) NOW.

It has been said that the feeling of being heard is so closely tied to the feeling of being loved that most of us can’t tell the difference. As an executive coach, I primarily listen for a living. Over the last week, I’ve offered pro bono coaching to do my part. It has been some […]

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FORBES – Become A Better Communicator: One Simple Change That Changes Everything

As published in Forbes.  Listen to others speak, and one of the first things you will notice is how often people use words like “we,” “you,” “one” or “they” when they are really talking about themselves. For example: We are getting frustrated … You try to connect with millennials, but If one hasn’t bought into […]

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CEO Magazine – Up Your Mental Game For Your Strongest Business Year Ever

This article first appeared in The CEO Magazine 2019 When stress builds it becomes harder to relax and enjoy your downtime. It’s time to take back control of your thought processes so you can raise your mental game. A number of clients have recently shared that last year turned out to one of the hardest. […]

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For Those Who Write (Or Aspire To)

My dear friend Dana Isaacson, senior editor and writer, formerly at Randon House in New York City, asked if I would write a short piece for Career Authors … this is my post. If you write or aspire to write more, I hope this helps you define your own best process – for sitting down, […]

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Keynote at Pebble Beach – The Inner Game of Executive Leadership

This past November I gave a keynote to 40 CEOs of some of the largest credit unions in the United States. The #1 and #2 “Best Places to work” in the entire nation were among them. The event was a part of my US firm Syntrina Leadership and it was held at the beautiful, world-class […]

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