Category Archives: Exercises

How to coach leadership and executives actively and experientially [video]

on June 30, 2017 in Exercises, Leadership

I led a webinar at this year’s World Business and Executive Coach Summit (WBECS) online summit earlier this month. If you coach, you’ll find value in the annual summit and my talk in particular. My talk, “Experiential Learning and Coaching,” was popular, with nearly 5,000 registrants. I put the video below. I find this active, experiential way of coaching helpful. If you learn from the video and practice it, please[…] Keep reading →

What is Wrong with Leadership Training for Sustainable Success?

on June 29, 2017 in Audio, Education, Exercises, Leadership

Chris Salem hosts the Sustainable Success radio show on Voice America, Wednesdays at 11am. He interviewed me yesterday and posted the interview. Live radio means no retakes or editing, which makes everything more dynamic. Also, we practice the Meaningful Connection exercise from Chapter 17 of my book and leadership course, so if you’re working on them and want to hear it in action, listen to this episode. Here’s the episode[…] Keep reading →

#2 on Amazon in Category

on June 4, 2017 in Education, Exercises, Leadership

Leadership Step by Step is #2 in “Communications in Management,” with almost 4 times more reviews than the book above. Buy it on Amazon, or just click to read the 56 5-star reviews Here’s the screen shot: Buy it on Amazon, or just click to read the 56 5-star reviews

Sidchas lead to achievement like nothing else

on May 29, 2017 in Exercises, Habits, SIDCHAs

Interviewers tend to ask me two questions: What’s with all the burpees? How did you do all the accomplishments? They don’t realize that doing the sidchas is what achieves the accomplishments. I wouldn’t have expected that connection before starting the sidchas. I can’t really explain it now, but I know that doing the sidchas gets the other things done. From the outside you might see sidchas as taking time and[…] Keep reading →

Reinvention Radio with Steve Olsher interviewed me

on May 21, 2017 in Audio, Education, Exercises, Leadership, Relationships

I’m honored and privileged for Reinvention Radio with Steve Olsher to have interviewed me. There’s nothing like live radio to make a conversation exciting and spontaneous. We did exercises from the book on the air. Now the conversation is online for you to listen to at your leisure. About Reinvention Radio: Reinvention Radio … Obliterates the limits of possibility Boldly reinvents average Unequivocally expands your knowledge Massively impacts the trajectory[…] Keep reading →

The Inspirational Chronicles with Emilio Ron, parts 1 and 2: Building Discipline and Become an Exceptional Communicator

on May 20, 2017 in Audio, Education, Exercises, Fitness, Leadership, Relationships

I met Emilio Ron at an event for public speakers. We started talking and he invited me to be a guest on his new podcast, Inspirational Chronicles. The following fits into the conversation we recorded: He invited me to record in the studio he set up. Somehow, despite living in Manhattan, I agreed to take the train—not even the subway, but the Long Island Railroad—all the way out to Long[…] Keep reading →

Learning social and emotional skills is hard but worth it

on May 9, 2017 in Choosing/Decision-Making, Exercises, Leadership, Relationships

Ultimately all the advice in the world leads to one simple starting point: You have to act, practice, and rehearse new skills to get their benefit and those first acts, as with any new skill, will be clumsy, embarrassing, and full of other challenges that will lead the novice to feel bad. If you try, you will fail and feel bad, worse than if you never tried, but if you[…] Keep reading →