How to stop self-sabotage as it’s happening!

(Originally Published on Medium and just as relevant today as it was then.) If you are human, sometimes you self-sabotage. No matter how many self-help courses you’ve done, in some area of your life, at some moment, sometimes you just Do The Wrong Thing at a time when...

Gossip: Identifying and Stopping Gossip

This is the first in a series of posts about the kind of talk that’s destructive in a working environment. Here we talk about gossip. First, the definition of gossip: Gossip is any talk about another person which does not make any difference. For example,...

Firing People: The Essential Tip

Do it now. Throughout my time coaching managers, one of the most common questions I get is “What should I do about so-and-so.” Managers ask me this question when they know exactly what to do, but want to find a better way to do it. So let me tell you the best way to...
The 1 and Only Reason Your Marketing Sucks

The 1 and Only Reason Your Marketing Sucks

“Not only did I get the contract,” I said to my business partner, “but he decided to change his entire marketing strategy according to what I told him.” It was the day after a 2-hour “sales” meeting with a total stranger who is creating a mobile app. It was twice as...