Karen Darrin
A 4-Step Coaching Model for Leaders

A 4-Step Coaching Model for Leaders

Coaching is an essential leadership skill that works best when the leader is in the right frame of mind.  Your best mindset is to approach coaching interactions by being open-minded, non-judgmental and always assuming positive intent. Here is a framework you can try....
3 Ways To Thrive with a “Debbie Downer” Co-Worker

3 Ways To Thrive with a “Debbie Downer” Co-Worker

Being around people who have a consistent negative disposition is a challenge. Some playfully call these individuals “Debbie Downers.” Others call these individuals “energy vampires” and for good reason. As you may have noticed, it’s really hard to be...
What Makes High-Performing Teams Work – Part 3 of 3

What Makes High-Performing Teams Work – Part 3 of 3

Daniel Coyle, the author of The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups, spent four years researching many successful teams to better understand how groups thrive, along with what doesn’t work.  “While culture can feel like magic, it’s not,”...
What Makes High-Performing Teams Work – Part 2 of 3

What Makes High-Performing Teams Work – Part 2 of 3

Daniel Coyle, in his new book, The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups,  explores and answers two primary questions: Where does great culture come from? And how do you build and sustain it in your teams or strengthen in a culture that needs fixing?...
What Makes High-Performing Teams Work – Part 1 of 3

What Makes High-Performing Teams Work – Part 1 of 3

Daniel Coyle, the author of The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups, spent four years researching many successful teams to better understand how groups thrive, along with what doesn’t work.  “While culture can feel like magic, it’s not,”...