By Diane Dempster, Executive Coach  One of the most valuable exercises in leadership coaching is when the coach and the client take out the magnifying glass and really look at what’s going on with a situation; bringing in some transparency. Through more holistic exploration (let’s even call...

Think about that person or project that frustrates you. Do you have something or someone specific in mind? Great. Now what if you didn't have to be frustrated? Not by changing that project or person, but by making a different choice about how to think. Attitudes...

Huntsville, July 21, 2014 — Laura Huckabee-Jennings, founder of Transcend in Huntsville, Alabama, announced today that Transcend has expanded its services by adding three coaches to its team. “We are committed to growth and to delivering the best in leadership development programs. Adding these highly...

We often encounter clients who resist trying out new behaviors because they are concerned about not appearing "authentic".  The word authentic has been used so much in leadership circles without being accurately defined, so here's an approach that we suggest. Authenticity starts with defining "who" you...

Who do you think of as a leader? What makes them a leader?  How do you differentiate good leaders from great ones? We define leadership as the ability to motivate oneself and others to take positive action toward a goal.  Note that we start with motivating...