The (Contradictory) Qualities of a Good Executive Coach, Part 1

As an executive coach for nearly 20 years and a trainer of coaches, I’m often asked what…

“What Business Books Should I Read?” My Personal Top Five, and a couple of others….

It should be a simple question, but I’m usually a bit perplexed when people ask me for…

Why Change Efforts Fail—Culture and the Instinctual Biases

One definition of culture that I like is “a group’s collection of implicitly agreed-upon ways of solving…

The Navigating Instinctual Bias: Trust, Reciprocity, and Managing Dunbar’s Number

I’m fortunate enough to have a lot of friends, but not nearly as many as my Facebook…

Introduction Chapter to “The Notes and the Melody: An Introduction to the Awareness to Action Approach to the Enneagram”

 (This is the introduction to my new mini-book, “The Notes and the Melody: An Introduction to the…

The Three Instinctual Biases

This article is excerpted from “The Notes and the Melody: An Introduction to the Awareness to Action…

Recommendations for Growth: Appropriate Self-Promotion

There are as many paths to leadership success as there are successful leaders. There are successful introverted…

Study the Awareness to Action Enneagram™ in Paris!

Interested in a practical and dynamic approach to the Enneagram? Attend our certification program in Paris September…

Self-Assertion and the Transmitting Instinctual Bias

A recent post covered the “broadcasting/narrowcasting” aspects of the Transmitting instinctual bias; this post looks at the “asserting”…

What is the Awareness to Action Enneagram Certification Program? FAQs

We’re frequently asked about the content of our certification program and what separates it from other Enneagram…

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