Written by

Marcia Reynolds

Three Easy Steps for Maintaining Psychological Safety

Psychological safety has become a buzzword in corporations and conversation-based professions. It is a misunderstood concept because it’s not something you say to or do for people that eases their minds.

How to influence instead of argue

You can’t convince a closed mind, but you can influence someone once they open up to you.

How to Overcome the Annoying Assumption of Knowing

Effective Conversations, Outsmart Your Brain Tips.

Do You Have the Courage to Coach?

Call forth your courage so you can ignite courage in others.

When They Look to You to Lead

When They Look to You to Lead is the Perfect Time to Coach

Stop Trying to Ask Good Questions

Many leadership practices and coaching competencies outline rules for asking good questions. Common ones include: Ask open questions that start with What, When, Where, and How. Avoid Why questions...

Learning Leadership Skills is a Waste of Time

If you are questioning whether you have what it takes to be a leader, the last thing you want to do is enroll in a training class. And please don’t read another leadership book thinking that will help. Attempting to become a good leader by just learning leadership skills is a waste of time and money.

The Greatest Fear Effective Leaders Have

When I teach coaching skills for leaders, I do a demonstration for the participants so they can see how the skills fit together into a coaching conversation.