When I ask executive audiences, “How many of you know that you need to have a conversation but you have been putting off actually having it?”, almost every hand will…Read more
I write as a way to assist and advance those I cannot work with personally. I write about what it means to lead, communicate and coach well, and about the inner work required to do so.
Last year I traveled to Florida to deliver a keynote to 300 C-suite and executive-level leaders. All were seated at round tables in a very large hotel conference room. Everyone…Read more
As published in CU Management in partnership with my US-firm Syntrina Leadership. Practice these leadership fundamentals to consistently convey your intentions, competency and reliability. Although many of us have had…Read more
Recently I was interviewed for the Insightful Conversations podcast. We spoke about real conversations, compassion, the power of silence, vulnerability, grace and curiosity as powerful elements in leadership and coaching….Read more
In times of crisis, we need to use simple, human language: “How are you? I know this is an uncertain and scary time.” We also need to provide clear information…Read more
As featured in Forbes. Beginning a new executive role is exciting. It can also be daunting and overwhelming, with so many people to meet and things to think about, prepare,…Read more
As published in Forbes. Listen to others speak, and one of the first things you will notice is how often people use words like “we,” “you,” “one” or “they” when…Read more
As published in Forbes. The human mind wanders. A lot. Almost a decade ago the Harvard Gazette reported that 47% of the time we are thinking about anything and everything…Read more
Richard Branson’s Necker Island Inspires Launch of Executive Leadership Firm Executive Development for World Class Leaders Indianapolis, IN – July 23, 2018 – Syntrina™ Leadership, a newly formed network of…Read more
Our world has changed, rapidly and in unexpected ways. As the crisis hit, I offered and held pro bono sessions with leaders from around the world. And I want to continue to do what I can to help. As a result, I now offer hourly sessions to ensure leaders everywhere can quickly get the perspective, clarity and focus they need to lead themselves, and therefore others, well during these challenging and uncertain times.