Increasing Our Personal Productivity

We’ve all had days when, at the end of the day, we’re driving home with the feeling we’ve accomplished absolutely nothing.   Seize that moment!  That moment of dissatisfaction can serve as the motivation we need to make the changes necessary to increase our personal productivity. When a team of management consultants works with a company […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: Our Career Roadmap

With our compass set and our vision of where we’re going clear, our next step is to develop a roadmap for our executive journey.  Regardless of where we are on the journey it’s never too early or too late to lay out a roadmap. Our roadmap might include multiple positions and opportunities or it might […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: Our Career Vision

A colleague of mine was sharing a story that struck me as one of life’s ironies.  In the days before GPS was available on every phone, he and his wife were travelling cross country.  She was driving and he dozed off.  Upon awakening he asked her how they were doing. She replied, “I don’t know […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: The Personal Compass

Our personal compass is the warning system that signals how congruent our actions are with our principles.  When what we’re doing is incongruent it lets us know we’re on the wrong path. Regardless of where we are on our executive journeys – at the beginning of our career, a CEO of a Fortune 100 company, or an […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: Executive Appearance

An executive’s appearance, and the importance it has to career progression, is often under-estimated, much to the detriment of many executive careers.  This is regrettable as it’s not tough to master. Even in today’s casual and often virtual environment executive appearance is still so important it’s rare for an executive to be hired without a […]