Receiving Feedback as a Leader

Years ago, when I was dating my future wife, I was a single dad. My daughter was in high school and I was trying to be healthy and had several Lean Cuisines in the freezer at home. One day I got home and found out my daughter had eaten three of them. I was upset. I...
Uncomfortable Awareness

Uncomfortable Awareness

Executive Coaching Provides Feedback Even though there’s snow on the ground in Milwaukee after literally 75 degree weather a few days earlier, it’s graduation season for many families across the state. Graduation is an interesting time because on the one hand there’s...
Uncomfortable Completion

Uncomfortable Completion

One of the key successes for SPEARity as a company is setting goals and plans to reach those goals. It doesn’t matter if it’s our business coaches, the executive coaches or the leadership trainers, everyone focuses on the goals. One of my goals was NOT coaching my...
Uncomfortable Delegation

Uncomfortable Delegation

This past Friday, we facilitated our quarterly business planning session, the BIQ (Business Improvement Quarterly). For most meetings, I’m the lead facilitator, spokesperson, and general quarterback. From a scale perspective, this is not a good plan. Therefore, I’ve...