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Feb 4, 2021

This month’s coaching conversation features a leader too talented to lose but too troublesome to keep. Tom talks with him about blind spots and how he might reduce his.

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The Johari Window

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Jan 22, 2021

In this special episode, Tom tells a story of being onstage one night in front of a packed theatre audience when the show most definitely did NOT go on. He also shares the lesson he learned from that calamity — a lesson he has subsequently shared with the hundreds of leaders he’s coached who need confidence...


Jan 14, 2021

This month’s coaching conversation is between Tom and Courtney, another executive coach. What traits, they wonder, do effective executives share? If rising leaders wanted to reverse engineer what it means to be executives, what would they put in the mix?

The five qualities Tom and Courtney identify are:

Resilience --...


Dec 10, 2020

This month’s coaching conversation features a newly promoted leader. He and Tom explore the tools needed to build a strong team quickly.

Lots of links this month!

At one point in the episode, Rafael mentions his impostor syndrome. For tools about impostor syndrome, check out:
The Executive Impostor

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Nov 20, 2020

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