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Mar 5, 2020

This month’s coaching conversation is with a high-performer who was passed over for a promotion. Together, she and Tom identify tools to make sure she doesn’t get passed over again.

Core Concepts in this episode:
> Aisha chose to NOT be self-promotional. In your organization, a more vocal approach may be...


Feb 6, 2020

This month’s coaching conversation isn’t so much a conversation as a fencing match. A newly installed president grills Tom about the coaching he’s been delivering at her company for years.

There are two different strands you might follow from this episode. One is about coaching. You might listen to...


Jan 9, 2020

This month’s coaching conversation examines phrases we use that lead us into self-deception. Tom and his client explore why thinking errors so often remain invisible and, once revealed, what other words might be possible substitutions.

SHOW NOTES:
Tom mentions two books in this episode:

“How To Raise Your...


Dec 5, 2019

This month’s coaching conversation wrestles with the eternal struggle to depersonalize the events in our lives that feel so personal. Is it even possible to actualize the adage, “Don’t take it personally?”

Tom mentions two books that can help you manage yourself so you don’t take things personally:
The Four...


Nov 14, 2019

This month’s coaching conversation explores how hard it can be to say ‘no’ sometimes. Together, Tom and his client come up with four strategies for setting better boundaries.This month’s coaching conversation explores how hard it can be to say ‘no’ sometimes. Together, Tom and his client come up with four...