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Ellie Hearne

Storytelling: What's All the Fuss About?

Storytelling: What's All the Fuss About?

Over the past few years, storytelling as a leadership tool has garnered more and more attention. So why are people looking to tell stories, and why now?

Learning from the Best - That There's Much Left to Learn

Learning from the Best - That There's Much Left to Learn

One of the great privileges of being a leadership coach is getting to work with and learn from some of the smartest and most-driven people working today. You learn from each other, you form a partnership, and, as is the case with any good working relationship, both parties walk away from each interaction smarter.

A recent HBR study unpacked the qualities that make for a great leader. We examine them here.

How (Not) to Coach People

How (Not) to Coach People

I once worked with a leadership coach; it can't have been an easy gig for him. My company at the time hired him to work with a few senior leaders, all of whom were themselves coaches to senior leaders at other companies.

But even making allowances for that, let me put it bluntly: he did a terrible job.

TFW It's Easier to Stay Silent

TFW It's Easier to Stay Silent

Sometimes it's hard to respond in the moment to something we disagree with.

But often those are the very moments when it's most important to speak up.

An Everyone Issue: Parental Leave in America

An Everyone Issue: Parental Leave in America

It’s not a "vacation". It’s not “just for the mom”. It’s not a luxury. It’s necessary. It’s good for business. It benefits everyone - parents, nonparents, bosses, and employees. What are you doing to help?