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-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500How 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.comDo I Ever Get Overworked and Overwhelmed?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/do-i-ever-get-overworked-and-overwhelmed/96326/It’s not a real, tangible thing; it’s a mental and physical response.Scott EblinFri, 10 Oct 2014 16:57:03 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/do-i-ever-get-overworked-and-overwhelmed/96326/Management - Executive CoachBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comComing Cleanhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/coming-clean/96050/There's something I'd like to share before you read my new book.Scott EblinWed, 08 Oct 2014 15:51:24 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/coming-clean/96050/Management - Executive CoachScott EblinThe Spiritual Routines of the Mindful Road Warriorhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/spiritual-routines-mindful-road-warrior/95864/How to stay grounded when you have to take flight.Scott EblinMon, 06 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/spiritual-routines-mindful-road-warrior/95864/Management - Executive CoachPeshkova/Shutterstock.comDifficult Conversation Ahead? Get Into the Discomfort Zonehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/difficult-conversation-ahead-get-discomfort-zone/95672/How leaders can turn tension into trust.Scott EblinThu, 02 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/10/difficult-conversation-ahead-get-discomfort-zone/95672/Management - Executive Coachsharpshutter/Shutterstock.comHow Mindful Road Warriors Stay Connectedhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/how-mindful-road-warriors-stay-connected/95390/Travel tips for staying in touch with people (the three-dimensional kind, not faceless pixels).Scott EblinTue, 30 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/how-mindful-road-warriors-stay-connected/95390/Management - Executive CoachPeshkova/Shutterstock.comDoes Your Culture Engine Need a Tuneup?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/does-your-culture-engine-need-tune-/95309/If you want results for the long run, the 'how' matters a lot.Scott EblinMon, 29 Sep 2014 12:24:58 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/does-your-culture-engine-need-tune-/95309/Management - Executive Coachdonvictorio/Shutterstock.comMental Routines for the Mindful Road Warriorhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/mental-routines-mindful-road-warrior/94739/How to stay clear and focused on business travel.Scott EblinTue, 23 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/mental-routines-mindful-road-warrior/94739/Management - Executive Coach501room/Shutterstock.comWhat Leaders Must Learn From the NFL Fiascohttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/what-leaders-must-learn-nfl-fiasco/94568/The dangers of hubris, the need for transparency and the challenges of becoming huge in a short time.Scott EblinFri, 19 Sep 2014 09:47:53 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/what-leaders-must-learn-nfl-fiasco/94568/Management - Executive Coachfstockfoto/ShutterstockTravel Tips for the Mindful Road Warriorhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/travel-tips-mindful-road-warrior/94253/How to eat, sleep and be wary on business trips.Scott EblinWed, 17 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/09/travel-tips-mindful-road-warrior/94253/Management - Executive Coachimagedb.com/Shutterstock