How To Improve A Company Culture Without Overhauling It: 13 Key Steps (Forbes)

A strong company culture motivates employees and imparts a sense of belonging to the entire organization. Sometimes, though, certain elements of the culture are negative, or even toxic; and it’s up to company leaders to spot these issues and deal with them. Although some company cultures might need a complete overhaul to rectify deeper problems at a foundational level, this …

Enhancing Decision-Making Skills: 12 Tips For Overthinking Executives (Forbes)

Indecisiveness or trouble making decisions can be crippling for senior business leaders. For executives heading up critical projects or large departments, their decisions can have a big impact on the health of the company. With so much riding on the choices they make, the “analysis paralysis” phenomenon can overwhelm them. If they begin to overthink and second-guess every move they …

Lisa Christen Named Among Best Executive Coaches in Zurich

Lisa Christen has been named among best Executive Coaches in Zurich. The team at Influence Digest did extensive research to find the Top 20 Executive Coaches In Zurich In 2021. Lisa Christen, CEO of Christen Coaching & Consulting GmbH, has been named #7 on the list. Influence Digest highlighted Lisa for her work in helping executives build great team cultures and get …

14 Things To Do Before Quitting A Job To Become An Entrepreneur (Forbes)

If you’re thinking about leaving a stable job to start your own business, you likely already know that there are considerable risks involved. Of course, the risks are often worth the reward of pursuing your entrepreneurial dreams. While having confidence in your idea and your ability to bring it to life is essential, it’s also important to set yourself up …

11 Ways To Help Your Clients Manage Their Inner Critic

Most of our coaching clients are all-too-familiar with the nagging voice of doubt and criticism inside their heads. This voice, often referred to as the Inner Critic, is one of the key roadblocks holding our clients back from achieving their coaching goals. But is that voice the authentic voice of our client, or is it just a part? What wisdom …

Chief Reputation Officer

Five Reasons Your Company Needs A Chief Reputation Officer (Forbes)

WeWork. Enron. Volkswagen. Wells Fargo. Uber. What comes to mind when you read this list of (in)famous company names? Scandal. The reasons these highly-successful brands went from best-in-class to tabloid headline may seem varied, but ultimately, they had the same root cause: These companies didn’t place a priority on proactive reputation management. Reputation is all about trust; it’s about how …

Problem With Your Boss? Here’s How To Give Constructive, Helpful Feedback (Forbes)

Providing constructive feedback to a colleague can feel uncomfortable, but when it’s to your boss, it’s downright nerve-wracking. However, if they are doing something that negatively impacts you or the company, it’s important to speak up and let them know.  Striking the right balance is key here: You want to offer your honest perspective, but you don’t want to come …