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Noble Purpose Newsletter

How High Performers Respond to Change

As you look back on how business has changed over and how people responded, it’s a pretty safe bet to say, the person who didn’t want to create an email address or get a website 20 years ago is probably not a CEO today. Like it or not, our.

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How to Work with Difficult People

Maybe it’s someone who makes excuses, someone who has a big ego, or someone who can’t take critique. We all encounter people throughout our careers who are challenging to work with. These difficult people suck your energy and can, at worst, dampen your own performance. But you’re not powerless..

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Why We’re Weird about Self-Promotion (And How to Get Over It)

A few weeks ago, I attended a professional development seminar. On the first day, the leader of the workshop asked the group – “How many people are guilty of underselling themselves?” 98% of the room raised their hand. Almost every single person in the room. Here’s the kicker: This.

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How to Give Feedback that Sticks

Whether your feedback is positive or constructive, giving feedback is an opportunity to make a difference in your organization and build deeper relationships with the people we work with. Yet, too often, we fire off a “good job!” email or “could be better” comment without taking a minute to.

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What I Learned from 3 Days with The World’s #1 Leadership Coach

Marshall Goldsmith has been voted the world’s #1 leadership coach; He’s coached Alan Mulally (Ford), Hubert Joly (Best Buy), and countless other esteemed CEOs. Now, Marshall has a cohort of 100+ leadership coaches from around the world (the MG100), of which I’m thrilled to be a part. Last week.

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How to Make (And Keep) Friends at Work

There’s an old-school belief that in order to be professional, you shouldn’t be friends with your colleagues, much less your subordinates or boss. I’m calling BS; Work is a GREAT place for friends. I suspect the notion of ‘no friends at work’ was likely propelled by a generation of.

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Is Your Company Headed for Trouble? Here Are 3 Red Flags to Look For

Is it just a weird vibe or is doom on the horizon? In the public eye, the downfall of an organization seems to happen quickly. Yet, behind closed doors, there are often clues that demise is imminent long before the trending LinkedIn story. I’ve been reading a new book-.

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How to Own a Failure (And Still Preserve Your Reputation)

Maybe it was small, maybe it was big. You messed up, and every time you think about it you start to cringe. And as much as you desperately want to sweep it under the rug, you know, you’re probably better off dealing with it. It helps to remind ourselves,.

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Is Hybrid Work Actually…Working? Here’s What the Data Says.

Did you put on real pants, fight traffic, and eat a suboptimal lunch today just to sit in your corporate office…on a zoom call? You’re not the only one. We know there can be huge benefits to in-person collaboration and relationship building. We also recognize (well, most of us).

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Purpose Under Pressure: How Breakthrough Leaders Drive Results

On a good day, most well-intended organizations strive to be a top-choice employer, create deep relationships with customers, and drive rapid sustainable growth. The challenge is that pressure from outside investors or shareholders often pulls leaders in the opposite direction. The leadership team may want to focus on the.

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