My Favorite Reads in 2023

December 25, 2023
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As a regular subscriber to The Fit Leader blog, you know that I am an avid reader, and often make references to books in my posts. As we near the end of 2023, I’m happy to share my favorite reads for the year.   Right Kind of Wrong: The Science of Failing Well by Amy… Continue Reading My Favorite Reads in 2023


My Email Inbox Runneth Over

November 17, 2023
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I once coached a client that had 12,000 emails in his Inbox.  Yes, that’s 12,000, not 1,200 or 120.  He was the clinical chief of a department at a major academic medical center.  I spent a half day with him teaching him how to better manage his emails using The Vanishing To-Do List, our time… Continue Reading My Email Inbox Runneth Over


Wall of Resistance

September 24, 2023
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When I am giving feedback to someone, and they just won’t listen because they are in denial or are viewing the feedback as an attack, I will change the “problem” we are speaking about by making their current behavior the problem. So, even though the feedback I started giving may have related to showing up… Continue Reading Wall of Resistance


Be a Meeting Maestro

July 14, 2023
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If you seek to lead better meetings, follow these tips to becoming a meeting maestro: Set clear objectives Create an agenda Invite relevant participants Start and end on time Facilitate participation Stay focused Encourage productive conflict Use technology wisely Take minutes and assign action items Follow up For more information on holding productive meetings, check… Continue Reading Be a Meeting Maestro


Building a Brand

May 5, 2023
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Managing your professional image is vital for your career success.  Follow these simple steps to build your brand. Clearly identify your strengths, skills and values. Own your dramatic difference. Stay current in your domain of expertise and share your knowledge. Develop and maintain a strong professional network of colleagues and mentors. Proactively seek feedback to… Continue Reading Building a Brand


Prioritizing Employee Development

March 16, 2023
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When we believe our staff are being overworked, and we want to delegate an additional project to them, the best solution is not always taking on more of that work ourselves.  As you can imagine, that will ultimately lead to us being overworked. I recommend that we first take a hard look at what we… Continue Reading Prioritizing Employee Development