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Leadership Conversations: Build Trust or Break it?

NOTE: This article was first written for the Globe and Mail Careers, Leadership Lab. Ahh, that trust thing – when you have it, everything is good. Without it, so much can go wrong. It takes time to build up trust and yet only a fraction of a second to break it. Every leader will face […]

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Primer: The Neuroscience of Distrust/ Trust in Conversation – Blame it on Your Brain!

Every word, phrase, interaction, or even silence can have a ripple effect for good, better, or worse…. What makes a conversation good? Not good? What creates trust? Distrust? Much of my work these past years has engaged others in these and other related questions — about their conversational, communications, and relationship efficacy. I am trained […]

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Who Will Be Your “Teachers” In the Year Ahead?

It’s a brand new day and new year. And I’m already learning. I just received an inspiring email from a coaching client who has often shared with me interesting articles, ideas, and has opened up my mind with her fabulous wisdom. This happens a lot – not just with this client but many. I learn […]

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The Whys and Ways of Assertiveness (with Webinar)

This article was originally written for Charity Village who has graciously invited me back to present another webinar on May 31 at 1pm ET. The topic is “The Whys and Ways of Assertiveness at Work and is complimentary. NOTE: spaces are limited for the ‘live’ event. The first 1,000 to log into the webinar will get a ‘live’ spot. We […]

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What Do You Do When Your Boss Gets Fired?

I was recently invited to comment for an article Workopolis was doing titled: What to do when your boss gets fired. When your boss gets fired it can create uncertainty, some chaos – or, conversely, some opportunity. Some people will feel upset and potentially rudderless without their leader. Others – may feel relieved if they’ve […]

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When Nothing is Wasted – Everything has Purpose

“Nothing is wasted. Everything has purpose.” I’ve been living in this mantra a lot these days. I’ve been using it with myself and with my clients. It’s a powerful perspective booster and the more I live into it the more I truly believe it. Not every experience feels useful, worthy, successful, or even on the […]

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New Offerings: Are Your Communications Hitting the Mark?

NEWS! Eileen Chadnick brings communications support back into the fore; revitalizes Chadnick Communications; starts new blog “Conversations“….. Read more at blog post below and note this post was originally published at the “Conversations” blog at Chadnick Communications, a sister company to Big Cheese Coaching) — New Offerings to Foster Communications and Leadership Excellence We have conversations […]

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Webinar: Goals at Work

How’s your Goal-IQ? More than 11, 000 people have already registered for this Webinar. There’s still room for you too! Does goal-setting give you an edge in life? What is the connection between emotional intelligence, leadership and goal setting? Do you really need goals to stay inspired and fulfilled – or shouldn’t you just learn […]

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The Mindset of Leadership

I was recently invited to share my thoughts on leadership as part the Expert Interview Series at the John Mattone site. John Mattone is a pretty stellar leadership guru himself so it’s flattering that he would want me to participate in this series. In any case, I was asked to respond to a number of […]

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Webinar: Goals At Work!

WEBINAR ON GOALS. Registration Now Open! (complimentary) NOTE: the live Webinar occurred in February but it is still available to see via the recording.   T’is the Season. As we slide into the year-end and think about what’s ahead, many of us will be thinking about our goals for the year ahead. You might also […]

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