Building a Coaching Culture

Business coaching is an inside job. It starts with your knowledge and clarity of who you are; then it emanates outward to your coaching skills and habits. Positive Coaching Mindset×Positive Coaching Habits=Winning Results and Relationships You can see the cultural impact of this new transformative coaching model compared to a traditional coaching model: Every organization…

Leadership Blind Spots: A Lesson from Seinfeld

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All the questions in the world will not help your team if you are not listening. You don’t learn when you’re talking; you learn when you’re listening. Excellent coaches are also excellent listeners and learners. Mark Twain said, “If we were supposed to talk more than we listen, we would have two mouths and one…

Listen with Your Eyes

Video of 8vvE9Dhe9Jk Embarrassingly, this really happened to me! To really listen we must use our ears and our eyes. This was a lesson from my youngest child. There are 12 secrets YOUR kids want YOU to know in Please Listen Up, Parents.  It's a practical parenting book written by my three children. Enjoy this…

3 Ways to Create a Healthy Culture

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After our daughter returned from a recent dining etiquette class, we asked her to debrief us. We really wanted to know what we didn’t know on this topic. She shared with me some new learnings. For example, how do you remember how to properly set a table? The utensils on the right have 5 letters…

Master Your Emotions

Inspiring coaches master their emotions and deal with them effectively. As a result, they are able to keep the main objective in mind and communicate their goal without getting caught up in their emotions. They move from being emotional to being emotionally intelligent. “A leader’s emotions are highly contagious,” writes Annie McKee, a senior fellow…

Thank You!

Tomorrow begins our 23rd year of service, so we want to thank you for your support and encouragement. It has been our pleasure to serve over 100,000 leaders at every level since 1999. Please accept these two small gestures of gratitude: FREE manifestos that address the five factors of Healthy Growth.FREE excerpt from our latest book, The Power of Positive Coaching…

Cultivating Healthy Leadership

Healthy growth starts with the leader, but it’s not about the leader. Leadership matters today more than ever. Leadership matters when your business is improving and when it is declining. Leadership matters in an up economy and in a down economy. Leadership matters when you are in the board room and when you are in…

Your Mindset – Your Mirror

The world reflects your view of it.Change the way you look at things, and things will change the way they look.Your mindset matters!  “Lee and Julie deliver powerful lessons with simple, concise language. As inspirational as it is practical. A vital tool for leaders at any career stage. An extraordinary book!” - Dr. Marshall Goldsmith,…

4 Ways to Master Your Emotions

There are four levels of awareness that inspiring coaches develop to build a positive coaching mindset. Here are a few tips from The Power of Positive Coaching to help you develop awareness of one of these areas: your emotions. Keep a private journal to help you know and manage your emotions.Demonstrate empathy toward the other…