7 Lessons You Can Learn from Working with a Leadership Coach

Being a new leader is hard. Whether you’ve founded your own business or recently been welcomed into the C-suite, chances are you’re feeling pulled in a million different directions. As a leadership coach, I’ve seen my high-performing clients struggle with everything from navigating the transition from peer to manager, identifying poor performance, providing critical feedback…

5 Tips to Becoming a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Standout professionals often earn leadership roles because they know their subject matter and industry. Learning to lead, motivate and inspire others requires its own brand of expertise that is often the sum of a different skill set than that which earned the promotion. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) enables managers to finesse the realities between which they…

The Surprising Benefit PwC Uses to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Between game rooms, treadmill desks and state-of-the-art gyms, it can sometimes feel like companies have entered a benefits arms race, each employer up-leveling their perks in order to stay competitive with the rest. But remember: when it comes to benefits, it’s more about substance than flash. In fact, Glassdoor found that career opportunities were the second-highest…

5 Ways to Encourage Professional Development

If you’re seeking to improve your company’s learning program and foster professional development, you’re not alone: 84% of executives surveyed for Deloitte’s 2016 Human Capital Trends Report view learning as an important  or very important issue. Why? Deloitte’s 2015 report Becoming Irresistible outlined several reasons why a culture of learning will help you create a…