Category Archives: Executive Coaching

Courage at Work – Overcoming the Slight of Mind of Self Deception by

“Courageous leadership” is such a great expression, but frankly, the act itself scares the crap out of me. Being courageous begins with looking honestly at myself and sometimes that’s hard. Sure, being a courageous leader includes acts such as speaking … Continue reading

Steps to Getting a Promotion Without Having to Ask for It by

*This blog appeared as the featured tip in the The Muse on February 22nd  – See more at:   Nobody likes having to actually ask for a promotion. Advocating for yourself is a lot harder than speaking up for others. … Continue reading

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Same Pond, More Fish: Ten Things to Consider When Picking a Consultant from the Masses by

If you think it’s hard to differentiate one consulting company (like our firm, Moementum, Inc.) from another now, just wait; the market has been and is continuing to grow, and micro-consulting companies are predicted to proliferate in the next few … Continue reading

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Mountains and Other Metaphors for Leadership     by

I have been an adventurer my whole life. From my early years riding horses hell-bent for election through the woods near my home, to becoming a guide for Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School in my 20’s, to … Continue reading

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WAY Offsite, the Wilderness “Advance” by

Retreat (n): A meeting in which participants withdraw, escape and remove themselves in order to plan together for the future. Usually accompanied by data projectors, flip charts, post-it notes and presentations. Matching pens and notepads are complimentary. Advance (n): An … Continue reading

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Getting Unstuck by

The problem? The team has heavy lifting in front of them.  As senior leaders of a small non-profit, they are all impassioned about their organization’s mission, as well as committed to performing heroic acts in order to keep serving their … Continue reading

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7 Ways Executive Coaches Elevate Your Game by

Don’t take our word for it – listen to our clients! They really have internalized our messaging. Here’s a guest post from Tech Soft 3D CEO Ron Fritz, who is applying what he learned from Moementum to his company. A … Continue reading

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Reflections on Food, Sleep, and Dynamic Exchange by

I have been in Italy for the last week, working with a client on coaching and partnership skills. It was a challenging series of sessions, as we spent a good deal of time discussing how peers at work can increase … Continue reading

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In Search of the Big “Why” by

Do you like to work?  I do.  Actually, work is one of the four ways I feel like I make a contribution to the world (how well I love others, parenting and community service are the other three).  For just … Continue reading

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Embracing Resistance by

My colleague, Bill Proudman, said something yesterday when we were working with a Milwaukee-based client that blew my socks off: “What if we embrace resistance rather than see it as a barrier?” His words immediately conjured up both recent and … Continue reading

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