Polarized Thinking

A hand holding a lightbulb

During a recent coaching session, one of my CEO clients had concerns about hints that he was picking up that he may be getting adverse reactions from community leaders regarding his high energy, gregarious style. The dialogue went as follows: Coach: “If your perceptions are accurate, what could you do to modify these perceptions assuming … Read more

Feedback Anemia

Coworkers discussing over paperwork

Most successful executives navigate the essential experiences necessary for their roles. They honed their skills and advanced their knowledge. Most have had mentoring, coaching, progress monitoring, and performance feedback – all helpful in moving them towards their upward path. Once leaders reach top executive levels, most of their colleagues are subordinates. The mentoring, coaching, and … Read more

The Negative Brain

Man sitting in a dark room

Do you ever feel as if you have the evening news running in your head, and all the news is bad? Based on research, approximately 50% of the evening news is negative. Our brain replicates the evening news, and for some, the statistics are worse; their percentage of negative thinking is much higher.  Our brains … Read more