Coaching Leadership

Starting with “No,” “But,” or “However”

If failing to communication is one of the biggest mistakes of leaders, starting with a “no,” “but,” or “however” is anathema. Now, we may not think much while slipping these words in our day-to-day conversations, but they act like subtle qualifiers that say, “I’m right, you’re wrong.” And the messaging doesn’t change regardless of the […]

Business Coaching Leadership

If you can’t explain it, you don’t know it

The other day I tried to explain a fiscal challenge to one of my clients. I tried my best to break down an explanation from my Finance team but it just didn’t work. The client had to call me to understand what I was trying to say; a clear indication that I sucked at the […]