Category Archives: Management Skills

How to Switch Up Your Perspective to Assess a Difficult Situation

Liz Kislik December 3, 2020   Last week I worked with a coaching client who has a technically skilled but interpersonally challenging team member we’ll call “Ermengarde.” She had a reputation for being particularly annoying to some of her teammates, who did not enjoy collaborating with her. My client and I used a technique that’s … Continue reading How to Switch Up Your Perspective to Assess a Difficult Situation

How to Help a Manager Who’s Struggling Right Now

Liz Kislik September 24, 2020 Not surprisingly, in the last few weeks I’ve been contacted by board and C-level leaders, asking how they can rally and galvanize managers who appear to be buckling under the pressures and disruptions of the pandemic. These clients are grappling with issues like operational and supply chain problems, management of … Continue reading How to Help a Manager Who’s Struggling Right Now