Don’t be lazy – Give Specific Feedback!

Don’t be lazy – Give Specific Feedback!

Imagine you check in with a remote team member in your own team and you give them feedback during your 1:1 “I hear a lot of good things about how you engaged our new customer over the past weeks. Congrats and well done on that!” Is this already a good way...
Being Present – And why we keep failing at it

Being Present – And why we keep failing at it

Being Present – Sounds mundane but it’s the trickiest skill for any Coaching Leader to pull off. Being present means to single-task, to focus on what (or who!) is right there in front of you at this moment. Why are many of us bad at it too often (I am...
When a direct challenge is simply aggressive

When a direct challenge is simply aggressive

This HBR article rightly points out that a healthy level of disagreement at work is vital for performance.   https://hbr.org/2018/01/why-we-should-be-disagreeing-more-at-work After all, it is through good debating culture that any existing cognitive diversity in teams...