Testimonials

Recalibrating Life

After working with Patti, I have new passion and energy for all I undertake. Her teachings have enabled me to recalibrate my life, so that I have more time for myself and for what I hold most important – while reaching higher levels of enjoyment and efficiency in my work.

- Leigh O.
Healthcare Management
Who Coaches The CEO?

"Who coaches the CEO? I coach everyone else. Having a coach who helps you see things from multiple perspectives, who has been there and done that so she understands, who can help me sift through, prioritize, strategize, vision, and take this to action – priceless!"
W.F.; CEO, Healthcare


Trusting My Instincts

Trusting my instincts about decision-making was difficult with the changes we had experienced at our firm. After working with Patti, I have much greater confidence in my instincts and my judgment, which has resulted in a greater efficiency in my team and improved the quality of our service.
N.C.; Director of Operations, Transportation Firm


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Testimonials

Recalibrating Life

After working with Patti, I have new passion and energy for all I undertake. Her teachings have enabled me to recalibrate my life, so that I have more time for myself and for what I hold most important – while reaching higher levels of enjoyment and efficiency in my work.

- Leigh O.
Healthcare Management
Who Coaches The CEO?

"Who coaches the CEO? I coach everyone else. Having a coach who helps you see things from multiple perspectives, who has been there and done that so she understands, who can help me sift through, prioritize, strategize, vision, and take this to action – priceless!"
W.F.; CEO, Healthcare


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Coaching Your New Manager

By | 2017-06-24T16:34:40+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Blog|

5 Paradigm Shifts to Help Them Win Onboarding and training a first-time manager requires time, money, and energy. Some of you have sent your new hire to “first-time manager training” or boot camps, and others have thrown this budding talent into the deep end, figuring they are smart enough to swim. But what happens when [...]

5 Tips to Mentor Your First-Time Manager

By | 2017-06-25T10:13:58+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Blog|

Mentoring Others to Take Charge Your new manager is a talented individual. If they were not, you would not have hired them. Even though a new manager has excelled in their previous position, they may not yet have acquired the skills of managing people to meet success in the new role. If you don’t jump [...]

Why Do 60 Percent of New Managers Fail?

By | 2017-06-06T16:17:57+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Blog|

How Do You Help Yours Succeed? Why do rising stars perform well in one role, only to fail in the next? If you are in charge of overseeing talent in your area of responsibility, you probably already know this by experience. You promote a promising star, only to be disappointed by her inability to perform [...]

A Multi-Million Dollar Company with No One Leading

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:12+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Blog|

Mediation and Conflict Resolution All names and other identifying information have been changed to protect confidentiality. I was called to work with one of the largest construction companies in the Midwest, which was a recent merger of three very successful smaller construction companies. “I want you to find out what’s wrong with these employees of [...]

When Leadership Abdicates the Throne

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:12+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blog|

Most know the romantic short version of the story of King Edward VIII and American socialite divorcée Wallis “Wally” Simpson. The young king gave up the throne so that he could marry and spend the rest of his life with his love. The longer version of this story is seldom discussed, and it’s not quite [...]

How to Bring a Dream to Fruition in 3 Critical Steps

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:12+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog|

Last week, I shared how my father lost one million dollars and was forced to bankrupt his corporation – all due to the absence of one critical conversation. If you haven’t seen that part of the story, click here. Of course, that chapter is a just a snippet of a much larger success story, because [...]

The Time My Father Lost a Million Dollars and Went Bankrupt

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:12+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Blog|

Your future can hinge on just one critical conversation. The problem is that many of us don’t like critical conversations. These often deal with tough issues, and most of us prefer to avoid confronting these, hoping whatever needs to be dealt with will just go away. It doesn’t. There was a time, in the 1990s, [...]

What Do We All Really Want in Life?

By | 2017-05-20T14:38:12+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Blog|

January 15, 2009. It began like many other days in his lifetime – checking in at the airport, taking his seat in the captain’s chair, and running through the pre-flight checklist. He had done it thousands of times in his expansive career. As he took off, he remarked to his co-pilot, “What a beautiful view [...]