Trust is one of the fundamental pillars of organizations that go from good to truly great, and the difference between LITO (leaders in title only) and effective and fearless Leaders. Trust consists of three elements occurring at the same time: knowing the positive benefits of a...

“Everybody needs a coach. Every famous athlete, every famous performer has somebody who is coach — somebody who can say ‘Is that what you really meant?’ and give them perspective. The one thing people are not really good at is seeing themselves as others see them. A coach really, really helps.” - Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google

As a very successful CEO, why would someone like Eric Schmidt suggest that he needs a coach and so do you?  I see executives every day who

With all the support mechanisms we've reviewed over the past few months in place, you are well on your way to realizing your goals and achieving your personal vision, in line with your most dear values.

So what remains to define your journey to a more fulfilling life?  Simply making the changes needed to integrate this process into your life on an ongoing basis.  As your life changes and you achieve key elements of your vision, you may find that your vision begins to

At yet a higher level of engagement than simply getting feedback, is developing partnerships to support you in pursuing your vision. Partners can be colleagues, family members, friends, or anyone who has an interest in helping you meet your goals and achieve your vision.  When considering who you might enroll as your partner, think about who might share your vision, benefit from you achieving it, or be pursuing a similar vision themselves. The purpose of partnering is to find continuing support from someone who truly wants you to achieve

So now you are working toward your goal, you are holding yourself accountable for implementing your plans, and probably beginning to feel more focused and like you are on the path to your vision.  What helps keep you on the path?  How will you know when to make course corrections?  What are you measuring to see what progress you are making?

Of course tangible goals like losing weight, or eating better can be measured on a scale, or by tracking your meals and looking back to see how you did.  But what about other goals you might have like losing your temper less often, or listening better?  Because these goals are measured by how others perceive you and your behavior, you may need