Resources and Links


Innovate Like Disney, A Practical Approach to Innovation: Innovation can be a delicate balancing act between ideas and implementation. Ed Muzio, CEO of Group Harmonics, explains... 

High Quality Connections: Build them! Jane Dutton, Prof. U-M School of Business, Researcher in Positive Organizational Scholarship.

Here’s a great TED talk from my former radio show guest, Margaret Heffernan.

In this 18 minute talk, she explores the all-too-human thought patterns — like conflict avoidance and selective blindness — that lead managers and organizations astray. Enjoy!

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How to Get Noticed at Work: Be a Cross Functional Whiz
Check out this excellent article about the quickest way to get noticed at work and five ways to become the person that your team/boss/company can't live without. Read more...

Real Change: A Model the Works What makes the difference between goals that get accomplished and goals that get "lost by the wayside"? Those in leadership positions pour over data trying to determine trends only to discover...Read Full Article

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 35,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.

The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the largest worldwide resource for business and personal coaches, and the source for those who are seeking a coach. 

International Coach Federation - Michigan Charter Chapter

ICF Michigan was organized in 2004 to serve the broad spectrum of professional coaches who live and work in Michigan, and to work for the advancement of professional coaching. ICF Michigan's values are: Leadership, Service, Community, Collaboration and Abundance.

Center for Positive Organizations

The Center for Positive Organizations is a community of scholars devoted to energizing and transforming organizations through research on the theory and practice of positive organizing and leadership. They are passionately dedicated to the development and dissemination of POS research.

Coaching Urged for Women - Inadequate Career Development Holds Back Female Executives

Inadequate career development has kept women from reaching the top ranks of the corporate ladder, according to a report by management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

You Can Grow New Brain Cells-Here’s How: Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way.

Amy Cuddy TED Talk: Your body language shapes who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions.

Focus Coaching, LLC founder Lisa Pasbjerg, DCSW, CMC, & PCC

Focus Coaching, LLC founder Lisa Pasbjerg, DCSW, CMC, & PCC

Listen here to my internet radio show: The Leadership Focus, the show which give you new ideas, interesting guests and actionable strategies to help you be an incredible leader with a more balanced life.

I interview a broad range of of leaders and experts from here in the US and elsewhere about their amazing and creative ideas and projects, and, their wisdom and vision on topics and issues in the field of development and coaching. Use the player below or go to The Leadership Focus BlogTalk Radio page.