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How High Diving Prepared Me for a Life of Coaching

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Before I became an organizational development professional, I was a professional high diver with the U.S. High Diving Team. Every day for seven years, I climbed to the top of a hundred-foot ladder, stood atop a

When There’s Conflict—Deal With It!

It’s your first day as a “leader” and you’re basking in the glow of your advancement! Life is good, your ego is riding high from your promotion, your first cup of morning coffee is perfect, and you’re

Strong Leaders Turn Conflict Into Opportunities for Change

As a leader, you should expect a fair amount of uncomfortable conflict as part of your role. Conflict is an inevitable part of the job. At some point in time, members of your team will disagree with you, or with each