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May 7, 2020

This month’s coaching conversation is with a leader who wants to keep strong connections despite the quarantine. She and Tom explore the barriers that make connecting over video so difficult.

Four essentials to attend to on video:

  • Angle
  • Lighting
  • Background
  • Sound

From Tom to you:

These difficult times can...

Apr 2, 2020

This month’s coaching conversation explores how to project your personal brand into the workplace. When done well it can seem like a Jedi mind trick – but it’s really just personal branding.

Here are the five links Tom mentioned in the episode.
Looking good in video conferencing

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.

Tom mentions two books in this episode:

“How To Raise Your...