Making a Resolution that Matters

To make resolutions that matter, don’t look forward. Look back.

Why Even Thinking about Retirement – Can Be a Bad Idea

We often dream about all the things we’ll do once we retire. What we don’t think about is how much might not like it when we get there.

Stuck on Suck-Ups

Part of my job involves reviewing and rewriting custom-designed leadership profiles at major corporations…

Account for Soft-Side Values

Given our addiction to measurement – and its value – you would think that we would be more attuned to measuring “soft-side” values.

Give Yourself a Chance

The stories that we tell about ourselves can turn into traps.

Achieve Your Goals

A key to developing yourself is setting — and achieving — meaningful goals for personal change

How to Learn the Truth About Yourself

To find out how you come across at work, check in with the people at home.

Learn the Truth About Yourself

Remember the character Gordon Gekko in the movie Wall Street? Michael Douglas won an Oscar for his portrayal of this rude, larcenous wheeler-dealer.  Well, I worked with a real-life investment banker…

Becoming a Soft-Side Accountant

To build a better organization – or family, we need to account for the soft-side values.

Adding Value — but at What Cost?

In his debut column, the world’s top executive coach explains why half of what a leader says may not be worth saying.