Overcoming Good Enough-itis

Overcoming Good Enough-itis

Many business owners find themselves in a similar place after a while – their business is doing pretty well and they are making a decent living, but there is something missing. They don’t feel as fulfilled at the office as they thought they would, and they feel like...
Correction vs Re-Direction

Correction vs Re-Direction

Do you ever get tired of correcting your team (or spouse or kids)?  Well, if you’ve ever read the book “Whale Done”, you know that trainers figured out early on that you can’t “Correct” a killer whale, but you can “Re-Direct” it instead to accomplish the same thing! ...
Better Results through Clear Expectations

Better Results through Clear Expectations

In my coaching sessions so far this week, the topic of Setting Expectations has come up several times.  It usually starts with, “So-and-so didn’t do what I expected again.”  My first question is almost always, “Are you sure he/she knew what you expected?”  The typical...
Don’t Put an “I” in Team

Don’t Put an “I” in Team

Let’s face it, at one time or another you have experienced the joy and wonder of working in a team environment. (Hopefully, you picked up on the sarcasm here…I’m laying it on pretty thick!) Don’t get me wrong, working in a team can be great when members are aligned...