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Scott Eblin

Scott Eblin

Executive Coach

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 The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.
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 The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success.
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Would You Rather Be Effective or Right?

There’s someone in every group who thinks they have the best answer, and they want everyone else to know it.

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Don’t Fall Into This Leadership Trap

If you’re only transmitting information, you’re not influencing people. Leadership is more than giving inspirational speeches.

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What Multiple Sclerosis Has Taught Me About Life and Managing Myself

The things that have worked for me will work for you, whatever is going on in your life.

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Three Questions to Keep Yourself From Losing Your Cool

I’ve learned to take my rant offline rather than saying or doing something I’m going to regret later.

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The Reasons Your Change Initiative Will Fail

Most people focus too much on the results and not enough on the relationships that will yield the results.

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Management

How to Stop Being ‘Them’ and Start Being ‘Us’

When you achieve certain titles in an organization, you become one of “them” to the vast majority of the people who work there.

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How to Know if You’re Keeping the Right Pace for Yourself

You need breaks throughout the day. Your brain can only stay focused for so long before it gets tired.

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What Did You Learn From Your Worst Boss Ever?

There are definitely “worst boss” behaviors that come up again and again that serve as a reference point for anyone who wants to be the best boss.

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Stop Inspiring Your Team to Underperform

A lot of well-intentioned leaders set the bar too low for their staff.

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Don’t Assume the Worst

It’s a quick way to derail communications and set yourself and others up for disappointment.

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Management

Leading After the Shutdown

Here are three ideas for getting your team on track. And thank you for what you do. It’s people like you who make this a great country.

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Are You Triaging or Prioritizing Your Work?

If triage is all you ever do, you’re never going to get to the strategic priorities that will enable you to achieve your goals.

Management

Five Questions to Ask When You Take on the Top Job

The transition won't be easy, but your answers will help you frame your approach.

Management

How Strong is Your Leadership Pyramid?

Don’t be one of the 40 percent of new executives who fail within 18 months of being named to their positions.