Jun 22 2017

Drive Change In BOTH Mechanics AND Behavior

2017-06-22T12:22:59-05:00June 22nd, 2017|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

“The very best practice mechanics you devise – new plans, programs, and processes – will only succeed when you pay careful attention to the human behavior around those mechanics.” Me to Our Clients, Everyday! I am a change agent.  I make my living helping individuals, teams and organizations identify their areas for improvement and market [...]

Jun 6 2017

Triple Your Team Member’s Progress with Three Types of Feedback

2017-06-06T11:45:18-05:00June 6th, 2017|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

Feedback is a hot topic this year at ConvergenceCoaching. Firms are interested in more quickly progressing and growing their staff, and we believe the key to doing it successfully is providing specific, meaningful, and timely feedback to the team on a regular basis. In this blog, we’ll focus on delivering feedback and really drill into [...]

May 24 2017

Maintaining Rapport and Trust In a Virtual World

2017-05-24T13:14:47-05:00May 24th, 2017|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Client Retention, Communication, Personal Development|

“The foundation of the client relationship is in jeopardy.” “How can I build rapport with someone if I’m never face-to-face with them?” “I need to shake someone’s hand to feel related to them.” When we talk about moving toward a more remote service and staffing model and embracing Anytime, Anywhere Work™, we often hear objections [...]

Jun 2 2016

Ask and You Shall Receive Feedback!

2016-06-02T08:43:59-05:00June 2nd, 2016|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

When speaking with young leaders in our Transformational Leadership Program, or meeting with young leaders at firm retreats, one consistent complaint we hear is that people don’t get enough feedback on the work they’re doing and consequentially, on their individual development. We’re talking a lot these days about improving feedback mechanisms, how firms need to [...]

May 4 2016

Millennial Strategies For Taking Career Ownership

2016-05-04T15:26:40-05:00May 4th, 2016|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

My ConvergenceCoaching team members and I have had a great three days attending the BDO Alliance conference in Las Vegas, exploring the theme of innovation and how it applies in all areas of practice management. During the conference, Jennifer Wilson and I taught a super interactive session on bridging generational complaints and ways to collaborate [...]

Apr 13 2016

Personality Approaches to Innovation

2016-04-13T13:00:18-05:00April 13th, 2016|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

In our work with clients as coaches and consultants, we often offer the option of completing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) assessment tool, which identifies sixteen basic personality types to help individuals learn about their personality. Learning your personality type helps individuals work toward their goals in a manner which more comfortably suits their own [...]

Apr 6 2016

ConvergenceCoaching Turns “Sweet 16!”

2016-04-06T09:06:14-05:00April 6th, 2016|Client Retention, Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

Wow! It is hard to believe that on April 1, our ConvergenceCoaching team celebrated our 16th anniversary. What a wonderful and blessed journey we’ve enjoyed so far! Since co-founding our firm with my dear friend, Jim Metzler to growing to an 11-member team focused on making life-changing differences for our clients, I am so grateful [...]

Mar 30 2016

Stop Being a “Problem Pointer-Outer”!

2016-03-30T14:31:50-05:00March 30th, 2016|Communication, Leadership, Personal Development|

One thing that seriously undermines employee and team morale is negativity. One negative comment can frustrate team members and slow productivity. A negative leader or manager can cause subordinates to reconsider their choice for work. When we fall into the trap of pointing out problems without solutions – or complaining – we can easily earn [...]

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