How to Coach Anyone on Anything

As most of us are already aware, adults often have a difficult time making significant behavior changes. That’s why so many of us stay stuck in negative behavior patterns. It’s not so much that we don’t want to change – it’s more that we don’t understand how to go through that change. The way it…

What if Difficult Didn’t Exist?

What if it were really true? What if difficult doesn’t exist? I taught a “How to Coach Difficult People” course for managers this week. Each manager came with their example(s) of how employees are difficult. They gossip They interrupt They are disrespectful They are rude They don’t do their work They come to work late…

Tools for Every Day Leaders

Ep #21: How to Coach Anyone on Anything

As adults it’s difficult to make significant behavior changes. That’s why so many of us stay stuck in negative behavior patterns. It’s not so much that we don’t want to change, it’s more so that we don’t understand how to go through that change. People often present with a “pain point” – something isn’t working…

Tools for Every Day Leaders

Ep #18: How to Manage Difficult Behavior

Over the course of my coaching career, I’ve worked with many different leaders and taught them how to deal with and coach difficult people. One of the things that I often find during my workshops or one-on-one sessions is the incredibly wide range in which we define behaviors as difficult. It is crucial to understand…