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Mastering Soft Skills Beyond the Boardroom

Two women talking in conference room February 23, 2024

Another way to elevate your executive presence By Monica Hoyer In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing world, being successful is more than just doing your job well. It’s also about possessing specific skills that enable effective collaboration with others. These skills, known as soft skills, become more important as you move up in your career. It […]

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7 Tips for Effective Goal Setting

January 26, 2024

By Monica Hoyer Setting clear and actionable goals takes time and energy and is crucial to navigating a successful career.  When done well, the investment of time and energy becomes worthwhile, serving as a guiding compass leading you toward success. Goals can help you overcome challenges and fulfill your professional and personal aspirations. So let’s […]

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Discover Your Path to Successful Leadership

January 12, 2024

By Monica Hoyer In today’s dynamic landscape, you may find yourself at a point where leadership skills play a pivotal role in your career advancement. Understanding and adopting the right leadership style can make all the difference. In this blog post, we’ll dive into different leadership styles to empower you to become a more effective […]

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The Forest and the Trees

Dense Forest November 17, 2023

At face value, the idiom, “you can’t see the forest for the trees” is a clever reminder to zoom out and see the bigger picture. Digging a bit deeper highlights an even more important idea – that we can look at any situation from a variety of lenses. Everything is a matter of perspective, and […]

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“Sink or Swim” Onboarding: A Coach’s Lens on Individual Responsibility

October 30, 2023

In today’s business environment, most new hires experience a “sink or swim” onboarding approach. While many organizations have attempted to implement effective onboarding procedures, most are either hastily implemented or do not consistently yield favorable outcomes. As a coach working in the leadership and transition space, I frequently advise clients that, regardless of the organizational […]

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The Impact of COVID

Woman wearing mask on empty train August 17, 2023

It’s three and a half years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and things aren’t quite back to normal. For most of us, 2020 and 2021 now seem like a weird nightmare. A time where life came to a standstill I’ve come to think of the last 3.5 years as a collective shake up […]

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How do I face my fears?

Close up of Spider August 4, 2023

With curiosity. It’s quite simple, so bear with me – I’m going to start with a story. In 2015, I moved into a house with 3 roommates and I drew the short straw. I ended up in a room in a walk out basement in a Seattle neighborhood. The 1970s wood paneling seemed like the […]

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OpEd: Executive Coaching in Higher Education

Leadership Coaching Higher Education June 2, 2022

Executive coaching has become ubiquitous within America’s biggest corporations. It’s not seen as a sign of failure for Fortune 500 executives to have a coach on the proverbial speed dial. We in academia can take a lesson.

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Happy New Year!

New Year 2022 January 6, 2022

I want to congratulate you on your resilience in the face of volatility and uncertainty this past year. We often take for granted our value and the things that make us amazing. We put our heads down and get through the hard stuff and we don’t always see how fantastic we are during the good stuff.  […]

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Happy Hour Coach®: Starting from a Place of Past Reflection

Past Reflection January 11, 2021

We’re often told that we have to know and assess where we ARE to know where we want to go. And while this is oftentimes TRUE, how do we burst into a New Year with a sense of promise and excitement for “fresh beginnings” when 2020 presented so many challenges for most of us?

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