Executive Coaching

Book List: Never Go Back

Wouldn’t it be great if we knew how to avoid common pitfalls to success? In Dr. Henry Cloud’s new book, “Never Go Back, 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again!”, he explains some of the key behaviors that are consistent amongst successful people. … Read More ›

Mentoring with Fabio Viviani

A few weeks ago, I ate lunch at the amazing Siena Tavern in Chicago’s River North area.  Afterwards, I did a bit of research for my restaurant review and came across this interview with Siena’s Executive Chef, Fabio Viviani. Besides being charming, dynamic and witty,… Read More ›

The Word: Onlyness

Nilofer Merchant believes the first step to unlocking talent in the #SocialEra is by celebrating something she’s termed onlyness. “Onlyness is that thing that only that one individual can bring to a situation. It includes the journey and passions of each human…. Read More ›

Dave Watkins

I first met Dave Watkins when he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Chicago Public Schools in October 2011. He was the second CFO in as many years and everyone in the Finance Department was anxious to find out how… Read More ›