Category Archives: Consulting
Many professionals use the terms “Coach” and “Consultant” interchangeably, I don’t. So I always pause before I answer when someone asks me if I’m a Coach. People aren’t all that interested in what I think the difference is; they just want to know if I can help them. Definitions of Coaching and Consulting aren’t really set in stone. In fact, in the corporate environment thy often overlap. The difference however is significant and important to understand. Once I learn more about what a potential client is seeking, we can then determine if it makes sense to move forward and work together.
I’m delighted that these folks want to engage my services. They want to achieve their goals. They just don’t want to simply engagement my services …. they want our work together to be fast, pain free, easy, inexpensive and brilliant.
With the pressures and constraints the boss is working with in our ‘get done more with less’ workplace, workers need to work together with their boss, not simply for their boss.
How can you maintain and foster a healthy workplace for your employees in today’s world of a two second focus?
“Good advice often grates on the ear;” so goes a Buddhist maxim. What kind of consultant, trainer, coach, or facilitator do you want?
How do you get people to ask for help? I know that it is hard to ask for help in an environment that expects and sometimes demands self-sufficiency. A request for support can make people to feel ashamed, fear the loss of control, and worry that they will appear “less than” in the eyes of those who matter. And often those that matter are the same ones that hold the keys to the next promotion.
Fall is traditionally the ‘back-to-school’ season with new clothes, fresh folders, and a clean start to the academic year. You may not still be in school but you might be thinking about changes you hope, want, and might need to make professionally.
Like most people in business, I work hard to attract and get clients, help them in accomplishing their goals and objectives, and I want (for the most part) to retain their business. I want them to become repeat clients as well as ambassadors on my behalf.
Taking on a project yourself appeals to anyone who thinks of themselves as creative, industrious, or simply wants to save some money. There is an entire DIY network that will give you a wide variety of ideas and steps to take on projects for almost every aspect of your home. […]
January is the start for many people to begin a new year with a fresh approach. Attractive goals have been articulated, written up, posted where they can be seen – and now it’s time to take those first steps to making them a reality. Additionally, new employees are frequently hired […]