09/2017
Whether they’re CEOs or first-time managers, leaders’ primary accountability is the same: leading and developing team members so the business can continue to grow. While leaders of all levels may understand this aspect of their jobs, many are unsure about the best way to accomplish it.
08/2017
This article was originally published on Forbes. Read it here!Sometimes leaders know there’s a problem, they just don’t know who or what is causing it. It can be especially difficult for them to spot the cause when it’s rooted in their own behavior.
07/2017
This article was originally published on Forbes. Read it here! Would you notice a gorilla walking through a circle of people passing a basketball? Of course you would, right? Well, maybe not if you had been asked to count the number of times the basketball was being passed.
07/2017
This article was originally published in Forbes. Many of the clients I work with are surprised to learn that it’s not what they’re saying that’s holding them back -- it’s often what they’re doing. Here are six common bad habits that undermine personal interactions:
07/2017
This article was originally published on Forbes. The field of executive coaching has been evolving. At first it was considered a hush-hush remedy for top executives with valuable specialized knowledge, but sorely lacking in some skills. Then, once people understood the value of coaching for career development, it became a coveted perk for those on the high potential track. Eventually, executive coaching morphed into leadership coaching, because it wasn’t just for upper-level executives anymore.
07/2017
Every organization in the world – large corporation or new start-up – wants the best, most efficient means for helping its executives acquire the skills they need to be effective leaders. What are the best methods? Leadership development seminars? Mentoring programs? Leadership coaching?All these solutions have their place, but what’s the best choice?
05/2017
For Dr. Ann Hunsicker-Morrissey, the chief dentist at the Hellertown Dental Group, dentistry is the vehicle for her passion for growth.
05/2017
Recently I was in a call with a coaching client, Nancy, who began the conversation by spewing problems, challenges and issues that had been weighing on her since we talked last. As she finished, she said, “Oh my goodness, I hope I didn’t bring you down, Shawn.” Without much thought, I said, “You don’t have the power to bring me down.”
05/2017
The Professional Development Group LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Jim Ciminelli as Corporate Finance Consultant.
04/2017
Want a more innovative culture? Creating a culture of innovation is on every leader’s to-do list. The question is, how? How do you lead in a way that fosters flexible, future-focused thinking?

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