Are You Hiding?

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“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”
~W. Clement Stone

If you’re like most leaders, you’re not getting out of your office enough.  If so, what’s your excuse?

The informal organization drives the bus. If you want to influence them, you need to know who they are and what they’re thinking, feeling, and saying. You’re in the wrong role if you’re hiding behind a middleman.  We’re talking about close human contact, not a check-the-box exercise. It’s time to get your butt out of the seat, and have the courage to connect with the folks doing the heavy lifting.

The only way around is through. Are you hiding? The toughest obstacle is getting to the starting line.

 

WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING

  • “Other coaches didn’t have what Chris has; we wouldn’t be where we are today without him.”

    — Peggy Rupp, Vice President, Rupp Seed Company
  • “Chris creates new options and direction that break companies out of entrenched situations.”

    — Charles Sullivan, Retired Chairman & CEO, Interstate Bakeries Corp.
  • “Chris provided a critical ear to hear myself talk.  Our conversations surfaced the issues I needed to deal with.”

    — Steve Hirzel, President, Hirzel Canning Company
  • “Chris applied heat and pressure at the right time.  He accelerated my ability to move from contemplation to decision to action.”

    — Kurt Miller, President, Miller Diversified, Inc.
  • “Chris’s process made change a positive event.  It eliminated fear and uncertainty, allowing me to achieve more than I thought possible. Every coaching session yielded significant value.”

    — Jim Whalen, Former CEO, Gem City Engineering & Manufacturing