Roberta Chinsky Matuson
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The Real Truth About Learning

I was recently asked to coach an executive, who was having a difficult time assimilating into her new leadership role, even though her company had invested a ton of money sending her to an executive leadership program. She confided in me that she could barely recall what she had learned six months ago. I’m not […]

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The One Blind Spot That Can Derail an Executive’s Success

I’ve worked with hundreds of executives to help them dramatically improve their ability to become magnetic leaders. Some need a little bit of tweaking, while others benefit from a complete overhaul. Here’s the one thing they all have in common. Failure to build strong relationships up, down and across the organization. It doesn’t matter how […]

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Three Things to Consider as You Wind Down the Year

As you wind down the year, here are some things to consider. Is talent now seeking us out? If not, what will you do differently in the new year? Are there people on your team that you’re secretly hoping others will poach? What’s your plan to change this? How personally satisfied would you be if […]

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Five Workplace Prediction for 2018

Every year, I create workplace predictions based on my work with clients and my uncanny ability to see what others miss. Here are the first five of eighteen workplace predictions for the coming year. The rest will be announced in my January newsletter, which you can receive by subscribing here. 1.    Record numbers of employees will […]

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Why Performance Alone Won’t Get You to the Top

Have you ever noticed that it’s not necessarily the best performers who get promoted? I have. The television show The Voice is a good example of how performance alone may not take you to the top. In this show, vocalists compete for a recording contract with the help of superstar coaches. Viewers weigh in and […]

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Three Signs That Someone is Not Coachable

Some of you may find it odd that a consultant, who provides executive coaching services, would be writing a piece that would discourage you from employing her services. That’s because I’m not just a consultant. I’m a business partner. The last thing I want to see is people throw good money into a bad investment. […]

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5 Mistakes Leaders Make When It Comes to Promoting High Potentials

There are two moments that stand out in the minds of experienced leaders. They are the first time they promoted someone into management and the day they had to tell that person, “Things aren’t working out.” But what is most troublesome to these leaders is the fact that they know, deep down inside; this person […]

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Employees Have Dreams Too

Who could forget Martin Luther King, Jr’s., “I Have A Dream” speech? Yet everyday, we forget that employees have dreams as well. Here are but a few of the dreams that employees everywhere are having. A better life. Who doesn’t dream of having a better life? Yet as I look at the world of work from the […]

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