Get to know one of our newest coaches, Genena Armstrong! Genena joined our team as an Executive Coach earlier this year. Her warm, energetic personality, along with her decades of experience have made her a valuable addition to the Building Champions family.

Learn more about her background and her coaching style in our Coach Interview Series.

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Dan Foster, Vice President and Principal Coach at Building Champions, shares three mistakes he made on his journey to becoming a coaching leader.

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In the Spring of 2020, Brett Barriage joined our team of CEO Mentors. Recently we sat down to get to know him better.

 

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This fall, human resources consultant Wendi Kroll joined our team of Executive Coaches!

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Business leaders like to talk about creating a coaching culture because they’ve heard enough about it to know it’s a good thing. But they may not really know what it means or why it’s so important. 

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Whether you’re new to the CEO seat or you’ve been there for a while, the complexity of managing the business strategy, dealing with critical operational issues, and providing a positive working environment can be daunting on any given day. 

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At some point, a great leader should be able to kick up their feet, declare that they’ve “made it” and rest on their laurels a bit, right? Not so fast.

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It’s lonely at the top of the ladder.

When you started out in your career, there were plenty of people higher up on the corporate ladder than you. These were people who were doing what you wanted to do, who could show you how to get where you wanted to go.

If you were lucky, one of these people agreed to invest their time in you and became your mentor.

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Executive coaching is designed to help those who are struggling, but it’s also for those who just want to maximize their potential.

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When a client calls in for their very first coaching session, they are often coming to coaching from a place of pain. They may be feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, and under pressure to perform.

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3 Ways to Deal with Change

While the past year may have amplified it, the amount of change and uncertainty surrounding us has been steadily increasing for quite some time now. In fact, as soon as we get comfortable with something, it seems to inevitably change again. One thing we can count on not changing anytime soon is this amount and… Read More

Getting Along With Others [Video]

Learning to walk in someone else’s shoes or seeing things from their perspective can go a long way in generating harmony between people. However, like many things worth doing, it’s often easier said than done. Executive Coach Todd Mosetter shares one simple way to help change what you think and feel about those around you.

Top Five Productivity Myths

With the amount of information, distractions, and change surrounding us today, staying productive and focused is harder than it’s ever been. But for the people and organizations that have been able to figure it out, it has quickly become a competitive advantage. For the rest of us, it seems like a never-ending cycle of success… Read More

How to get things done [Video]

A common question our coaches get is—“How do I move from ‘I want to get this done’ to ‘I got this done?’” Coach Bill Hart walks you through an easy strategy to help you tackle and complete items on your list. It’s so simple and effective that you can start today!

Lessons from a Push-Up Challenge

A couple of years ago, Ken Perry shared a challenge he was undertaking. One push-up a day—add a push-up per day. As a bit of a competitive person at heart, it didn’t take long for me to accept the challenge myself. Sounded simple enough, especially in January. To be honest, it almost felt weird doing just one… Read More

Time to Reflect

Growing up as a TV fan in the ‘80s, I was forced to get comfortable with waiting. When my favorite show ended on Tuesday at 9 p.m. (like this one or this one), we were forced to wait 7 long days to see what happened next to the characters we loved. In that forced hiatus,… Read More