Mental Training for Leaders: Video Series

Elite performance in any genre includes mastering the mental game.  Athletes and leaders alike know they must work to master their minds to accomplish their goals. John Evans, PhD, Director of Mental Conditioning and Suzann Foerster, Leadership Coach discuss the key skills to improve focus and consciously direct attention to improve leadership performance. In these videos, […]

How to Improve Your Focus

  Staying focused during these complex times can be very challenging.  Maximize your mental resources with these 8 practical tips. How To Improve Your Focus 7_1_20

How can you inspire commitment?

  Communication that inspires commitment is a critical skill for high performing leaders. We’ve created a model that provides a step by step process for clear and effective communication.  Our Communication Model has many uses.  It’s impactful for presentations, daily interactions with people and helps format written content.   It’s very simple to use and incredibly […]

Do you lead or manage?

  The leadership challenge is to leverage both disciples and discern how they can balance each other. Management is coping with complexity. The goal is to create order & consistency. Management involves planning, allocating resources, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is coping with change. The goals is to inspire people to adapt and […]

People Quit Managers, Not Companies

50% of New Managers FAIL IN THEIR FIRST YEAR1. Moving from an individual contributor to a first-time manager is one of the most difficult leadership transitions.  It requires new ways of thinking, behaving and working.  Many new managers receive little or no training to prepare them to succeed.  The consequences are costly; both financially and to the culture.  Companies lose good people because of […]

FeedFORWARD: The Future Is Positive

Feedback is hard for us to hear; especially if it challenges our “desired idea of ourselves”.  It makes us feel bad & we avoid feeling bad.  This means some of the most valuable information we can receive to improve our performance goes unheard, unaccepted. FeedForward can change that dynamic. It focuses on the future, not […]

Mad Presentation Skills

Creating a killer presentation can be overwhelming.  Following these key steps can get you laser focused & ready to rock the podium in no time.  Download this Mad Presentation Skills worksheet to guide you through the process & check out our infographic on Concise Communication.  We’ve also compiled some great additional resources below. >> Before Define […]

Make a Difference In Your Relationships By Creating More Safety

Safety is paramount to creating relationships & communication to deal with the difficult challenges of leadership. Safety doesn’t mean we aren’t uncomfortable or experience some pain.  That’s part of being human.  What it does mean is when we work to make it safe we have the best shot of honest, meaningful dialogue. So how do […]

What Gets Measured Gets Done

Practice, Practice, Practice. This is my mantra daily to clients that want to develop or change behaviors. Many behaviors are automatic reactions & habitual in nature. By consistently practicing new behaviors & actions, we can train our brain to do it differently. And what’s cool about consistent practice is we develop a new habit – […]

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