Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on May 24, 2024
Jamie was frustrated. He had just been assigned a new project, and a new project team to support it, but he couldn’t seem to get them on the same page. They made decisions without consulting each ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on May 06, 2024
Kate was nervous. Still in the first week of her role as VP of Client Relations, her boss, Amy, had sent her an email asking her to stop by. She couldn’t imagine that anything was wrong, but felt ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on April 03, 2024
At long last, you’ve made the final hire to round out your executive team. Fully staffed and ready to dive into your organization’s new initiatives, you’re confident that your leaders will guide ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on March 20, 2024
Cheryl sat at her desk and picked up her cell phone. It was late on a Friday evening and she was alone in the office. She sent a text letting her college friends know that she was going to have to ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on February 16, 2024
It happened again. Doug sat in the conference room surrounded by his leadership team. After asking what he thought was a simple question, he was met with quiet stares. This had been a regular ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on January 19, 2024
Naomi was ecstatic to have been placed in charge of her company’s new initiative. Leading what could be a game-changing project, the timing couldn’t have been better for her to meet with her mentor, ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on November 28, 2023
We recently worked with a newly-hired leader, Luis, who had his hands full. Although well-equipped with a track record of success in his industry, Luis entered his new role with a critical challenge: ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on October 31, 2023
Jill had been hired as her company’s new president. One of her first board-assigned tasks was a big one: creating measurable improvement within the overall culture of the organization. Although a ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on September 28, 2023
When Jasmyn entered her manager’s office, she found him sitting at his desk with a pensive expression. Gazing toward the window, he didn’t appear to be taking in the view. “Is everything okay?” she ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on August 22, 2023
Just between you and me… how comfortable do you feel when providing feedback to your team members? If you replied, “Very! I just spoke to one of my direct reports,” that’s terrific, and we’ll explain ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on June 28, 2023
One of your leaders has a standout team member who is always there when he needs her. Just two years into her job, his enthusiastic direct report is self-motivated, innovative, and respected by her ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on May 16, 2023
“Her department has a lot of turnover, but she’s our most experienced employee.” I hear this a lot. And, I’m guilty of saying it myself. But with a shrinking workforce and a highly competitive talent ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on April 12, 2023
With a staggering 10,000 Baby Boomers predicted to retire from the workforce every day for the next 19 years, employee retention has taken on a whole new meaning. The pool of workers ages 16-64 is ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on March 21, 2023
No matter the industry, two areas of scarcity keep organizational leaders up at night: not enough time in the day, and not enough funds in the budget. Due to this, leadership development is often low ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on February 14, 2023
Within your company’s hierarchy, they’re your boots on the ground. Your peacemakers. Your interpreters. Your motivators. They’re your direct managers. Take a moment to think about how many frontline ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on January 17, 2023
As you dive into the new business year, you may be reflecting upon your leadership team. You’re thankful to have these high producers in place, and their consistent track records never fail to move ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on December 12, 2022
Think about the last time you attended a leadership training. What do you remember most about the day? Can you name your top three takeaways? And finally, how many of these have you incorporated into ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on November 14, 2022
As organizations across the world continue to battle the Great Resignation, they may be overlooking a valuable practice that will help them today… and ensure continued success tomorrow. Leadership ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on August 02, 2022
It’s a phenomenon I see all too often in my clients, my friends, and myself. Women leaders who are bright, hardworking, and successful, but can’t shake the feeling they are somehow failing.
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on July 25, 2022
Success is an ever-present concept, especially if you’re serious about leadership. We all want to feel successful and to be seen as successful by our peers, and there’s certainly no shortage of ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on July 25, 2022
We probably all have a horror story about an overbearing boss – one who had an explosive temper, set unreasonable expectations, or micromanaged every move we made. These “bad bosses” are the subject ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on July 25, 2022
As an executive coach, I spend a lot of time with people who are seeking some kind of change. They want to be better at managing their time, or communicating with their teams, or responding to the ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on July 25, 2022
The turnaround specialist. The corporate savior. The inspirational CEO who sparks innovation with a single sentence.
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on July 25, 2022
Discipline. Just the word is likely to make you cringe. It calls to mind images of punishment, pain, and sacrifice. But, there’s no denying that self-discipline is a key to accomplishing your most ...
Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
By Leslie Beale, PCC, JD
on July 25, 2022
As a leader, one of your key responsibilities is to foster trust between the members of your team. Yet, this is a skill few of us are actually trained to perform.