Ed Evarts

Many of my clients collect feedback from others that they talk too quickly when they are involved in a conversation. Even before their colleague is finished making a statement, my client is already answering the question or discussing next steps….

Ed Evarts

Over the last two weeks, I have heard three people encourage their listeners to get uncomfortable. At first glance, getting uncomfortable does not seem like good advice. You always try to get comfortable as you nestle in to watch a…

Ed Evarts

Many of the clients with whom I work only collect feedback during their annual performance appraisal (if they get one at all). The idea of asking for feedback on their own time table never crosses their minds. Why wait! I encourage many of…

Ed Evarts

I have a habit when I write or respond to emails from a client. Like most habits, I thought this was something everyone does and I did not pay a lot of attention to the habit, until recently. When speaking…

Ed Evarts

Ego and inner critic stories create what leadership coaches commonly call “limiting beliefs.” A limiting belief is a story that you tell yourself, whether true or false, that does not help you. Regardless of whether the stories that you tell…

Ed Evarts

How can you easily identify a story that you are telling yourself? You know you are about to create a story if you find yourself starting a sentence with one of the following: ·     “I think…” ·     “My guess would be…” ·     “Sounds to…