The Inner Edge

Join the Leading Network (Yours!)

To get an edge – any edge, as a leader, in your life, on the competition, against your old limitations, toward your new self – you don’t have to go it alone. In fact, you shouldn’t go it alone. You can do so much more with a team. Call it a … Read More »

Identification, Please?

Who are you as a leader? I don’t mean your title, I mean, what kind of a leader are you? At IBM, Senior Vice President of Human Resources Randy Maconald shares this advice: “Do not cast yourself in the image of what a leader is supposed to do.” What … Read More »

Look for the Perfect

“Everything works out for the best.” “If it’s meant to be, it will happen.” Have you ever uttered these words? While many people believe at some level that “things happen for a reason,” they act as though they don’t trust the idea. If it … Read More »


Leah Zellner, the president of a national resort group, dashed into her office, throwing off her coat. “I’m sorry I’m late!” she gasped. “It’s been a crazy day!” For the next five minutes, she raced through a litany of concerns: leading her … Read More »

Losing Your Edge

In a few hundred years, when the history of our time is written…the most important event historians will see is not technology, nor the Internet, not e-commerce. It is an unprecedented change in the human condition. For the first time – literally – … Read More »

12 Books Group

I have an amazing resource to share with you! It’s called 12 Books Group, and it’s the largest online book group in the business genre, with over 4,100 members. This month I will be leading the discussion. I hope you’ll come and join us – and help me … Read More »

Just Have a Taste

One of the most powerful strategies known for achieving your goals is visualization. You’ve heard the stories – the ones about the world class athletes who envision the perfect performance in their heads over and over before they compete, or the seminar … Read More »

The Secret Wish

What is your secret wish? This is one of my favorite questions to ask clients. It’s not the kind of question you normally expect from a leadership coach, and it takes people by surprise. Almost always, the response I get is a thoughtful silence, accompanied … Read More »

Parting Gift

 Wherever you go, go with all your heart. -Confucius Today, in taking Confucius’ advice, I’d like to share what I see in you from the heart. I want to acknowledge you for taking the responsibility and the opportunity to be your best as a leader. You are … Read More »

Leading on the Edge

As an executive coach, I know the heart of a leader, and here’s what I know about you: You are amazing. You are dedicated, smart and capable. You are accomplished and have had many successes. You are already a masterpiece. But you know something deep in … Read More »