7 Surprising Ways You Could Be Alienating Your Team

7 Surprising Ways You Could Be Alienating Your Team

      Do you want better engagement and productivity from your team?  Perhaps you are doing one (or more) of these things that alienate team members, zap engagement and don’t get you the results you desire. 1. You don’t share information Teams expect...
How to Network in 2020

How to Network in 2020

2020 has been a challenging year for most of us.  In the midst of real struggle, I have also seen some real connections form between people this year.  How do you do “networking” when in-person events are off the table?   Start from a place of giving Think about...
Ask A Coach – Remote Team Engagement

Ask A Coach – Remote Team Engagement

Q:  When we first started remote work, everyone on my team leaned in and just made things work.  Now that we are several months in, it seems that energy if fading a bit – what can I do to keep my team motivated while we are all still remote? A:  Whew –...

Ask A Coach: Party Pooper

 Q: My co-workers are always planning birthday lunches and potlucks and get together after work.  I really hate that stuff.  I just want to do my job and go home.  How do I tell them without seeming like a jerk?A:  That is a tough situation.  It sounds like big crowds...

Ask A Coach: Ready for Promotion

Q: I’ve been working in the same role and team for 3 years.  I know I’m ready for a promotion but not seeing an opportunity to move up.  What should I do?A:  It sounds like you are getting frustrated by lack of moving up in the organization.  The first thing to do is...

Ask A Coach: Floundering after Reorg

Q: We went through a re-organization recently and my new boss doesn’t seem to like me.  Things that made me successful prior to the re-org aren’t working – what should I do?A:  That can be tough, but congratulations to you for recognizing that criteria for your...

Ask A Coach: Vague Feedback

Q: I’ve been told by my boss I need to do better at presenting, but when I ask for examples of what to do better – he can’t really give me much – just saying I need more presence. What do I do?A:  That is frustrating.  Your boss sounds like s/he is trying to help, but...