To Promote Positive Change, Start with Grief

Matt, a senior manager, came to see me because he was struggling to perform well in a new management role. He had a lot of anxiety and often became immobilized. In our work together…


To Improve Employee Engagement, Focus on Building Bonds of Trust, Not External Incentives

A few years ago I worked on a project with a division that had a new manager who I’ll call Thomas. After some time had passed and I had more conversations with people…


Leadership Lessons from Bear Grylls: 3 Ways to be a Secure Base

One the foundational jobs of a leader is to create a secure base for employees and the team. A great example of this is Bear Grylls in his show called “Running Wild with…

In business or nonprofit work, two of the most important leadership skills are connecting with people, and helping teams thrive. Dr. Todd Hall has developed a remarkable program for helping you engage with your team, and inspire them to accomplish amazing things.

- Phil Cooke
Filmmaker, Media consultant, and Author, One Big Thing


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