Government Executive - Authors - Scott Eblinhttp://www.govexec.com/voices/scott-eblin/2207/Executive 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-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