Iconic Leadership Blog
New Ways of Being And Working
Listening mode. Activated.
What happens when we listen differently? More deeply?Read More
A New Season. A New Start.
Declare a new season and set a new direction. Keep it simple and easy, and notice how much can change.Read More
Tips and Tricks and Tell Me What to Do
Tips and tricks work really well when you’re changing a tire on your car or trying to train your dog, but life can be more complicated. Your emotions, your mood, your language, and your body’s messages are complex for each individual. The signals have very unique and subtle messages for youRead More
Spring 2021 Book Recommendations
Spring 2021 book roundup. A quick list of three books (all very different) that I’ve enjoyed recently. There’s so much good stuff coming out that I haven’t had a chance to read yet!Read More
"Do you guys want to take care of two baby kittens? They’re here in my purse. They are super small. What color kitten would you like?" I reached a hand into my purse, rummaging around as if trying to capture something small and squirming.Read More
The Feedback I Ignored
It’s true. For years… YEARS… I got the same feedback from peers, managers and my team and I actively ignored it.Read More
It's Always Something. Getting Resilient.
When you think about it, it’s a miracle that anything ever goes smoothly in this complex, ever-evolving world. Trade in your expectations of perfection for building a strategy of flexibility and resilience.Read More
How to ask for feedback
Want to understand where you need to grow? Getting feedback allows you to build on your best qualities and shore up areas where you need to build more experience. Here are a few ways to ask for feedback that are quick, easy and painless.Read More
Setting Better Goals
If you’re a manager, what are you doing to help your team members set goals that are meaningful and drive new growth? Beyond metrics, I propose three conversations to have to help ground goal setting and build a better partnership.Read More
Building on 2020 with a Different Resolution.
As a coach, almost all of my clients are on a precipice of change. They are looking into new careers. They are building new teams. They are building lives that require them to step up and become more of themselves. At the new year, many of us are rethinking our path.Read More
Six Ways to Overcome Resistance
Resistance is the stubborn sullen teen stomping his foot and crossing his arms and saying, “No, I don’t wanna. I won’t. And I’m ready to fight you if you try to make me.” Resistance can be a little intimidating.Read More