Government Executive - Executive Coachhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/Scott Eblin offers his take on lessons in the news and his advice on your pressing leadership questions.en-usMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:23:22 -0500Three Ways to Coach the Person, Not the Problemhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/03/three-ways-coach-person-not-problem/106398/If you’re a leader who cares about developing your people, you have to coach them, not their problems.Scott EblinMon, 02 Mar 2015 11:23:22 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/03/three-ways-coach-person-not-problem/106398/Management - Executive CoachURALSKIY IVAN / Shutterstock.comWhat Would You Say in Your Acceptance Speech?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/02/what-would-you-say-your-acceptance-speech/105840/Think about what message you'd want to send, if you had 60 seconds on stage at the Oscars.Scott EblinMon, 23 Feb 2015 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/02/what-would-you-say-your-acceptance-speech/105840/Management - Executive CoachFeatureflash/Shutterstock.comA Lesson on Managing Expectationshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/02/lesson-managing-expectations/105411/Don't waste a lot of energy focusing on what might have been.Scott EblinTue, 17 Feb 2015 09:01:55 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/02/lesson-managing-expectations/105411/Management - Executive CoachRobert Neumann/Shutterstock.comWhat Would Happen If You Let Go?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/02/what-would-happen-if-you-let-go/104958/Letting go usually involves overcoming fear.Scott EblinTue, 10 Feb 2015 12:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/02/what-would-happen-if-you-let-go/104958/Management - Executive Coachsolarseven/Shutterstock.comHow to Uncover Happiness When You're a Leaderhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/how-uncover-happiness-when-youre-leader/103521/Stress can lead to depression, if you're not paying attention.Scott EblinThu, 22 Jan 2015 15:59:35 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/how-uncover-happiness-when-youre-leader/103521/Management - Executive CoachBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comWhy You Should Take Time to Not Thinkhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/why-you-should-take-time-not-think/103215/Consider where you get your best ideas. It's probably not at your desk in front of your computer.Scott EblinTue, 20 Jan 2015 11:41:18 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/why-you-should-take-time-not-think/103215/Management - Executive Coachmama_mia/Shutterstock.comConsider How You Want Them to Feelhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/consider-how-you-want-them-feel/102546/Focus on the other person in the conversation in your meetings.Scott EblinFri, 09 Jan 2015 09:08:43 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/consider-how-you-want-them-feel/102546/Management - Executive Coachbikeriderlondon/Shutterstock.comHow Baby Steps Can Keep You on Track This Yearhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/how-baby-steps-can-keep-you-track-year/102207/Don’t try to solve for the next 100 steps. Solve for the next two or three.Scott EblinMon, 05 Jan 2015 15:54:35 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2015/01/how-baby-steps-can-keep-you-track-year/102207/Management - Executive CoachJoshua Rainey Photography/Shutterstock.com15 Ways to Get Ready for the New Yearhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/15-ways-get-ready-new-year/101829/Some suggested reading during your holiday downtime.Scott EblinMon, 22 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/15-ways-get-ready-new-year/101829/Management - Executive CoachBrt/Shutterstock.comHow to Avoid the Disaster of Leadership Vertigohttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/how-avoid-disaster-leadership-vertigo/101538/It's when your brain tells you one thing and the facts tell you another.Scott EblinThu, 18 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/how-avoid-disaster-leadership-vertigo/101538/Management - Executive CoachThe National Gallery, Oslo, NorwayFirst Reflect, Then Projecthttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/first-reflect-then-project/101274/The end of the year brings resolutions for the next year.Scott EblinMon, 15 Dec 2014 15:29:07 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/first-reflect-then-project/101274/Management - Executive CoachMichal Staniewski/Shutterstock.comLeaders Behaving Badlyhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/leaders-behaving-badly/101151/One good thing about the 24/7, viral age that we live in is that it's more difficult to be a jerk and get away with it.Scott EblinFri, 12 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/leaders-behaving-badly/101151/Management - Executive CoachDDCoral/Shutterstock.comWhy You Need to Breathehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/why-you-need-breathe/100680/A simple act like taking three deep breaths can put busy leaders back in the zone.Scott EblinMon, 08 Dec 2014 16:15:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/why-you-need-breathe/100680/Management - Executive CoachDavidTB/Shutterstock.comFive Things to Do to Find a Great Mentorhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/five-things-do-find-great-mentor/100463/Ultimately, someone will choose you. It's not the other way around.Scott EblinFri, 05 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/12/five-things-do-find-great-mentor/100463/Management - Executive Coachsezer66/Shutterstock.comConsider the People You're Grateful Forhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/consider-people-youre-grateful/99857/How about that mentor who helped shape your career path?Scott EblinMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:59:34 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/consider-people-youre-grateful/99857/Management - Executive CoachChrisVanLennepPhoto/Shutterstock.comWhich Matters Most? Ambition or Talent? http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/which-matters-most-ambition-or-talent/99602/It comes down to the difference between a star and a journeyman.Scott EblinFri, 21 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/which-matters-most-ambition-or-talent/99602/Management - Executive CoachOllyy/Shutterstock.comWhat's on Your De-Stress Checklist?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/whats-your-de-stress-checklist/99209/The goal is to get in 100 points worth of de-stressing activities a week.Scott EblinMon, 17 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/whats-your-de-stress-checklist/99209/Management - Executive CoachAriwasabi/Shutterstock.com7 Things Leaders Can Learn from Bill Clinton About Connecting With Peoplehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/7-things-leaders-can-learn-bill-clinton-about-connecting-people/98951/Relating on a personal level is a quick way to earn trust and respect.Scott EblinThu, 13 Nov 2014 16:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/7-things-leaders-can-learn-bill-clinton-about-connecting-people/98951/Management - Executive CoachJose Gil / Shutterstock.comHow to Relax Like a Babyhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/how-relax-baby/98633/You don't have to be the parent of little ones to use this technique for winding down.Scott EblinMon, 10 Nov 2014 16:19:43 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/how-relax-baby/98633/Management - Executive CoachSarah Santa Ana/Santa Ana Photography5 Questions for Leaders Who Would Rather Be Effective Than Righthttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/5-questions-leaders-who-would-rather-be-effective-right/98330/Quit explaining and start listening to the people you work with.Scott EblinThu, 06 Nov 2014 10:54:20 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/5-questions-leaders-who-would-rather-be-effective-right/98330/Management - Executive CoachJeremy Swinborne/Shutterstock.comWhat You Can Learn About Focus From the World Series MVPhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/what-you-can-learn-about-focus-world-series-mvp/98063/Focus on what you're there to do, pitch by pitch, out by out.Scott EblinMon, 03 Nov 2014 16:36:29 -0500http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/11/what-you-can-learn-about-focus-world-series-mvp/98063/Management - Executive CoachSeries MVP Madison Bumgarner pitches during the World Series last week.David J. Phillip/APTake the Time to Focus Inhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/take-time-focus/97529/Unlocking fond memories can help you see what other aspects of your life need attention.Scott EblinMon, 27 Oct 2014 17:06:37 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/take-time-focus/97529/Management - Executive CoachKuzma/Shutterstock.comAre You Fit to Lead?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/are-you-fit-lead/97187/The connection between transformational leadership and high-intensity interval training.Scott EblinThu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/are-you-fit-lead/97187/Management - Executive Coachwavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.comHow to Feel Amazing in Five Minuteshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/how-feel-amazing-five-minutes/97091/When you take the time to lean in and listen to someone, it does wonders for the soul.Scott EblinWed, 22 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/how-feel-amazing-five-minutes/97091/Management - Executive Coachjanecat/Shutterstock.comAre You Driving Yourself Insane?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/are-you-driving-yourself-insane/96401/The choice that saved a cab driver's life.Scott EblinTue, 14 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/are-you-driving-yourself-insane/96401/Management - Executive CoachPincasso/Shutterstock.com