Government Executive - Authors - Scott Eblinhttp://www.govexec.comExecutive coach Scott Eblin’s goal is to help you succeed at the next level of leadership. Throughout the week, he’ll offer his take on the leadership lessons in the news and his advice on your most pressing leadership questions. A former government executive, Scott is a graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and is the author of <a href="http://eblingroup.com/products/the-next-level-book"><i>The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.</i></a>en-usMon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400Don’t Burn Your Calendar at Both Endshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/dont-burn-your-calendar-both-ends/89168/Three surefire ways to stop cramming too much into your weekly planner.Scott EblinMon, 21 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/dont-burn-your-calendar-both-ends/89168/Management - Executive CoachBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comESPN’s Stuart Scott Brings You the Best 15 Minutes of Your Dayhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/espns-stuart-scott-brings-you-best-15-minutes-your-day/88942/What it means to never give up.Scott EblinThu, 17 Jul 2014 11:29:30 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/espns-stuart-scott-brings-you-best-15-minutes-your-day/88942/Management - Executive CoachJohn Shearer/Invision/APWhat Leaders Can Admire in LeBron James’ Letter to Clevelandhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/what-leaders-can-admire-lebron-james-letter-cleveland/88717/The best leaders take time to reflect on their decisions and what they’ve learned from them.Scott EblinTue, 15 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/what-leaders-can-admire-lebron-james-letter-cleveland/88717/Management - Executive CoachLeBron James attempts a dunk in 2009 against the Spurs in his original run with the Cleveland Cavaliers.Eric Gay/AP file photo3 Executive Productivity Hacks That Any Leader Can Usehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/3-executive-productivity-hacks-any-leader-can-use/88420/How to focus your limited time and attention wisely.Scott EblinFri, 11 Jul 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/3-executive-productivity-hacks-any-leader-can-use/88420/Management - Executive CoachSergey Nivens/Shutterstock.comPut the Phone Down, and No One Gets Hurthttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/put-phone-down-and-no-one-gets-hurt/88129/On vacation? Please, please, please give yourself and your family a break.Scott EblinWed, 09 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/put-phone-down-and-no-one-gets-hurt/88129/Management - Executive Coachhaveseen/Shutterstock.com7 Ways to Keep Wizard of Oz Syndrome From Killing Your Organizationhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/7-ways-keep-wizard-oz-syndrome-killing-your-organization/87805/Are you that man behind the curtain?Scott EblinThu, 03 Jul 2014 09:24:16 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/7-ways-keep-wizard-oz-syndrome-killing-your-organization/87805/Management - Executive CoachMGM Habit Hacks That Make a Differencehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/habit-hacks-make-difference/87571/How one small tweak in your routine can improve your outlook.Scott EblinTue, 01 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/07/habit-hacks-make-difference/87571/Management - Executive CoachPhotoSGH/Shutterstock.comThe Three Things You Can Controlhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/three-things-you-can-control/87412/How to recover your emotional balance when life takes a sharp turn.Scott EblinFri, 27 Jun 2014 10:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/three-things-you-can-control/87412/Management - Executive CoachWassana Mathipikhai/Shutterstock.comTwo Minutes That Will Make You Feel More Relaxedhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/two-minutes-will-make-you-feel-more-relaxed/87052/If your feeling stressed, here’s one way to rest and digest.Scott EblinMon, 23 Jun 2014 17:17:54 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/two-minutes-will-make-you-feel-more-relaxed/87052/Management - Executive CoachPhotoXpressAccepting the Help When You Need It Mosthttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/accepting-help-when-you-need-it-most/86596/Life-changing challenges can strengthen your connections at home and work.Scott EblinTue, 17 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/accepting-help-when-you-need-it-most/86596/Management - Executive Coachsezer66/Shutterstock.comWhat Good Did You Do You Today?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/what-good-did-you-do-you-today/86104/Ask someone, and the answer might inspire a new connection.Scott EblinMon, 09 Jun 2014 17:20:29 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/what-good-did-you-do-you-today/86104/Management - Executive CoachFirma V/Shutterstock.comWhy You Should Be Brief and How to Do Ithttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/why-you-should-be-brief-and-how-do-it/85840/Keep in mind, your audience is drowning in the information flood.Scott EblinThu, 05 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/why-you-should-be-brief-and-how-do-it/85840/Management - Executive CoachLYphoto/Shutterstock.comAre You a Segmenter or an Integrator?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/are-you-segmenter-or-integrator/85627/Work-life balance is a myth, but it still helps to set boundaries.Scott EblinMon, 02 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/06/are-you-segmenter-or-integrator/85627/Management - Executive CoachElena Elisseeva/Shutterstock.com3 Must-Do’s for Leading Through Changehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/3-must-dos-leading-through-change/85351/When restructuring gets tough, real managers don’t run and hide.Scott EblinThu, 29 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/3-must-dos-leading-through-change/85351/Management - Executive Coachcarlo fornitano/Shutterstock.comWhat Does Your Boss Really Want From You?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/what-does-your-boss-really-want-you/85051/A three-step process for understanding the expectations.Scott EblinFri, 23 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/what-does-your-boss-really-want-you/85051/Management - Executive Coach JrCasas/Shutterstock.comWhy Leaders Need to Learn How to Get Angry Without Being Stupidhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/why-leaders-need-learn-how-get-angry-without-being-stupid/84544/Three ways to avoid crossing the line.Scott EblinFri, 16 May 2014 09:10:17 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/why-leaders-need-learn-how-get-angry-without-being-stupid/84544/Management - Executive CoachBlueSkyImage/Shutterstock.comNothing Changes Until You Dohttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/nothing-changes-until-you-do/84397/How to train that inner critic to lighten up.Scott EblinWed, 14 May 2014 10:55:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/05/nothing-changes-until-you-do/84397/Management - Executive Coachromrf/Shutterstock.comWhen Is ‘Good Enough’ Good Enough?http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/when-good-enough-good-enough/83305/In the real world there’s not enough time, or resources, to do everything 100 percent.Scott EblinMon, 28 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/when-good-enough-good-enough/83305/Management - Executive CoachButter45/Shutterstock.comSolving the Time Management Dilemmahttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/digging-out-time-management-dilemma/82501/You’re way behind the curve in terms of raw numbers, so make mindful choices.Scott EblinTue, 15 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/digging-out-time-management-dilemma/82501/Management - Executive CoachGajus/Shutterstock.comWhy You Need to Learn to Lead Positivehttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/why-you-need-learn-lead-positive/82408/For starters, the brain is programmed to scan for what’s wrong rather than what’s right.Scott EblinMon, 14 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/why-you-need-learn-lead-positive/82408/Management - Executive CoachSanthosh Kumar/Shutterstock.com5 Ways to Optimize Your Operating Rhythmhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/5-ways-optimize-your-operating-rhythm/82039/Know when you do your best work, and know your limitations.Scott EblinMon, 07 Apr 2014 16:32:23 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/5-ways-optimize-your-operating-rhythm/82039/Management - Executive Coach Gts/Shutterstock.comWhat Any Leader Can Learn from Common Executive Succession Planning Mistakeshttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/what-any-leader-can-learn-common-executive-succession-planning-mistakes/81904/The dangers include looking in the rearview mirror instead of the windshield when making big decisions.Scott EblinFri, 04 Apr 2014 09:36:17 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/04/what-any-leader-can-learn-common-executive-succession-planning-mistakes/81904/Management - Executive Coach Africa Studio/Shutterstock.comHow to Get What You Really Wanthttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/03/how-get-what-you-really-want/81622/A simple shift in your actions can make you happier and more successful.Scott EblinMon, 31 Mar 2014 17:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/03/how-get-what-you-really-want/81622/Management - Executive Coach Olivier Le Moal/Shutterstock.comWhy You Need to Flex to Connect as a Leaderhttp://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/03/why-you-need-flex-connect-leader/81367/How to be effective in an increasingly global and diverse workplace.Scott EblinThu, 27 Mar 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/03/why-you-need-flex-connect-leader/81367/Management - Executive CoachIulian Valentin/Shutterstock.com3 Ways to Quiet Your Mental Chatter (aka Monkey Mind)http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/03/3-ways-quiet-your-mental-chatter-aka-monkey-mind/81112/How to stay on task and limit distractions.Scott EblinMon, 24 Mar 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/excellence/executive-coach/2014/03/3-ways-quiet-your-mental-chatter-aka-monkey-mind/81112/Management - Executive CoachSometimes, calming the "monkey mind" is easier said than done.ziggysofi/Shutterstock.com