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On Podcasts: Stick a Fork In Me!

Always a late adopter, I’ve been listening podcasts the past six months.  I’m not one for regrets — but, I wish I started listening to them earlier. I started with an easy transition from NPR radio to NPR podcasts. I’d follow Ira Glass...

Finding Your Sweet Spot

During a coaching session this week, I said to my client,  ” Life is best when we are in our sweet spot.” My client was explaining to me why he wanted to transition out of his current management role — and return to an individual contributor role. He...

Say What You Need To Say

Recently, I attended a volunteer luncheon for an organization where I donate my time. The event was perfect; great turn out, wonderful people, a nice venue, and delicious food that didn’t break the bank – it is a volunteer organization, after all. Except there...

Why and When to Use a Facilitator for Work Meetings

Happy New Year!  As I look out on January 2016, it’s filled with exciting meetings to facilitate for dynamic client groups. Below is some important information on why and when to use a third-party facilitator to optimize productivity for your meetings.  ...

Optimal Meeting Tip – Call ELMO!

Ground Rule for Meetings I frequently use: “ELMO” acronym – Enough Let’s Move On – Give all attendees the opportunity to call an “ELMO” in a meeting. It’s a polite and fun way to keep conversation focused and avoid...