Leaders Don’t Blame

June 1, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, sales

Monday was an interesting day for me: I was severely berated recently during a meeting for suggesting a simple adage I know to be true: leaders don’t blame. My client, a senior executive in a large multinational corporation, was explaining the dismal performance of his division and the failure to come even close to hitting … Read More

Struggle with Time Management? Try This.

April 26, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, Habits

Struggle with Time Management? Try This. Several months ago, I asked three clients to assist me in a small research project on time management. I was curious to learn how much time they were each spending actually working while they were at work. The task was simple. They were to write down everything they did … Read More

It’s Not About Blame

March 30, 2018By Rael Kalleycommunication, Corporate Coaching

It's Not About Blame I experienced a problem this week that served to underscore the problem with blame. My wife Gimalle and I live in a two-tower condominium complex and I have served as a member of the Board of Directors for the past 12 years. Gimalle, while not a member of the board, is … Read More

New Supervisor Problems

March 16, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, culture

New Supervisor Problems How would you gain the confidence of your team as a new supervisor, especially if they are resistant to you? This is not an uncommon question. Whenever a person is promoted or appointed to a position of leadership, there is always the possibility of a political dynamic that will make their job … Read More

Asking for Help: Strength or Weakness?

March 13, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching

Asking for Help: Strength or Weakness? She sat across the table and as I listened to her story, I felt her pain as acutely as if it was mine. She told me that much of her childhood had been consumed by overwhelming feelings of sadness and despair. She could neither explain nor understand why this … Read More

It Takes Guts to Start A Business

March 2, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, goals

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a client who, years earlier, had left a very promising corporate career to branch out on his own and start a business. By the time I met him he had assembled an international organization doing business in 12 countries, employed more than 2,500 people and was … Read More