Catalyst For Change

Catalyst For Change

The magnitude and frequency of change over the past year has been daunting, testing even the most competent leaders. While many were able to right the ship (especially in those organizations amenable to eCommerce and Zoom), few leaders would qualify the last year as one in which their teams and organizations thrived. As organizations begin to shift their attention to a post-pandemic life, there … [Read more...]

The Power of Networking

The case for maintaining and growing your network is compelling. The people in your network can help you find a job, develop your business, fill a position, get a second opinion, and bring a sense of well-being when needed most. Our network includes colleagues, business partners, associations, board members, clients, customers, community volunteers and, yes, our family and … [Read more...]

Mentoring: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Mentoring is like an infinity loop in which both parties benefit and have the opportunity to experience each side of the relationship throughout their career -- and perhaps simultaneously. Meaning, you can mentor someone at the same time you are being mentored by someone else. Either way, a typical mentoring relationship occurs over four stages:  Qualification of fit – Style match, … [Read more...]

Know Thyself … Including Thy Blind Spots

Pop Quiz:  Have you ever felt impatient and annoyed with a person sauntering in late to a meeting you’re running? Have you ever fantasized about something unpleasant happening to a co-worker who has a way of taking all the credit? Have you ever raised your voice in order to be heard in a conference room filled with a lot of opinions?  Or, are you more likely to withdraw in that … [Read more...]

Cel-e-brate good times, Come on!

Join me in celebrating the new Coach2Growth web site and blog!  Heck, join me in celebrating my new coaching initiative, period!  And, if you’ve come this far, then I celebrate your investment of time to learn more. And, there is much to celebrate.  On the top of my list is making the conscious choice to get off the hamster wheel of life.  While I learned and thrived working for someone else … [Read more...]