Coaching a Weary Team through Change

 By Gerri Leder and Brigitta Gyoerfi In the face of unprecedented challenges, how are your company’s ambitions and limitations impacting your team? Understandably, the pressure to grow is on.  A leader’s first instinct may be to focus on employees and their productivity.  Are members of your team feeling stressed, drained, unappreciated or unfulfilled?  What is read more…

I’m sorry. You’re forgiven. Let’s move on: The art of apologizing

By Gerri Leder If only apologies were that easy; they’re not. Many of us find it painful to concede fault, to acknowledge when we’re wrong. I often struggle with making a pure apology, one that skips a defense of my actions or worse. Apparently, I’m not the only one. Remember last spring’s well-publicized United Airlines read more…

Eat. Sleep. Law. Repeat.

Sound familiar?   Neil had set his career on autopilot. Every day, the same old routine. He found himself just going through the motions until one day, he realized his firm wasn’t working for him anymore. He was billing the hours, his clients were complimentary of his work and he’d been named partner. His “success” read more…

Your authentic self at work

Authentic Leadership: Bringing Faith to Work By Gerri Leder What do leadership and spiritual faith have in common? How can leaders integrate their professional and personal selves to become authentic leaders? As a member of the Woodstock Business Conference, an organization of executives striving to integrate faith and business practice, I’ve been exploring this topic of authentic leadership. Rev. James L. Connor read more…

5 Powerful Questions for Networking

As a Leadership and Transition Coach, I’ve learned how powerful questions can help you connect and get to the heart of the matter. When you are networking, use these questions to demonstrate your good faith and offer your help in advancing the other’s business interest: 5 Questions to understand a business connection and provide value: read more…

What’s Past is Prologue: Using Curated Content to Enhance Your Financial Marketing Efforts

By Teresa Dougherty When Shakespeare used the phrase, “What’s past is prologue,” he was generally referring to the notion that what has passed may be used as a prelude to the future.  Curated content serves a similar purpose. By gathering published digital articles (content), sorting through the best, most relevant pieces (curate) and sharing them through email, online and via website, you can boost your read more…