“Nothing ever gets done.” “We spent two hours discussing something I could have decided in five minutes.” “We started on one topic and jumped around all over the place until we came back and decided on the first topic in 3 seconds.” “There’s no agenda. I don’t know why I’m there.” “We all take [...]
About Sandra NormanUnder Sandra’s consult, leaders are able to redefine their focus and individual leadership contribution. Sandra leverages her experience as an educator and trainer to develop strong coaching partnerships with leaders.
Recently, one of my clients was working with a team of people of who just didn’t seem to be gelling. After months of working with them, she was growing more and more concerned about the deteriorating dynamic within the group. Discussion points would fall flat, out of the 8 participants only 2 or 3 [...]
Every organization has them. You know, people who are great at getting things done, movers and shakers, get right down to business when it's time to act. I could be talking about two categories of people at this point. The Superstars or the Toxic employee. Yes, according to a recent study, toxic employees are often [...]
I used to be overwhelmed when a new client would seek coaching to have a complete overhaul of their personality. When we embark on a new coaching process most clients are in a situation where something has to change, and fast. Now, don't get me wrong, this doesn't mean that you have to be in crisis [...]
Brene Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.