5 Things to Do Before Hiring a Coach

By Dana Phillips. You know coaching works.  You've reached a point where you feel stuck and want to hire a coach to get you moving again.  If you haven’t hired a coach before (or even if you have), you may be concerned about what you’re getting into and receiving value for your money. Once you know a [...]

By | 2018-09-17T06:43:34+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments

21 Questions to Ignite Your High Performers

By Neil Phillips. How would you ignite a high performer to create a high-performance team?  I was talking with an executive about someone she thought would really grow through coaching.  I asked her an obvious question, “What would you like to see happen?”  Her answer was “I really like to see her develop a high-performance [...]

By | 2018-09-04T09:40:57+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Coaching, Goals, Leadership|0 Comments

How to Get Your Team Members Personally Motivated

By Dana Phillips. The word motivation comes from the root word for “motor” or movement and interestingly also the same root for emotion.  As a leader you can influence others to actions, you can create an environment that taps into personal growth and achievement, but you really can’t “motivate” a team member to get up and [...]

By | 2018-07-30T14:18:52+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Coaching, Goals|0 Comments

ABC Coaching Strategies for Goal Setting That Works

By Dana Phillips. We know goal setting works.  Coaching goal setting works even better because the coach, you, can hold the space for your team member to get real clarity on what they want.  Here are a couple of strategies that have served you well when you are in coach mode. Ask for details about [...]

By | 2018-06-28T06:10:40+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Coaching, Goals, Leadership|0 Comments

Failing and Loving It!

By Neil Phillips. I love it when my coaching clients fail.  Not because they fail; I’m not that cruel.  I love when my clients fail because of what they gain along the way. Usually when we say “it was a great learning experience” we get a feeling that is right up there with kissing your [...]

By | 2018-06-18T14:47:33+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Best practices, Coaching|0 Comments

Create Your Summer Game Plan

By Neil Phillips. Is it too early to be thinking about summer plans?  I already see myself fishing in July.  How about you?  Are you ready to start packing for your big summer trip?  How about that day at your child's playoffs? Maybe you are daydreaming about the family sidetrip after your convention and how [...]

By | 2018-05-15T06:36:31+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Focus Management|0 Comments

5 Things You Can Do to Help Your Team Find Their Own Solutions

By Dana Phillips. Do you really want to help your team find their solutions or would you rather that they found what you think they should do? I’m not just being a smarty-pants.  I have found many leaders say they want to help their people find the solution that is right for them, but too [...]

By | 2018-04-17T11:18:53+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership: Take Responsibility

By Dana Phillips. As a leader, you have the opportunity to work on YOU first:  “who” you are will show up in what you do and how you lead. Be More. This is the part that is totally in your control.  Who do you want to be?  When you think of leaders you admire and [...]

Why Work At Self Improvement?

By Neil Phillips. Unless your goal is to gain 100 pounds and become a couch potato, self-improvement is probably a good thing for your future.  The real question is not whether you should create change in your life, but what you should call the process of creating change in your life:  Should you call it [...]

By | 2018-09-04T09:44:34+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Coaching, Goals|0 Comments