Thoughts And Observations


A More Fulfilling Life

    By Executive Coach, Karen D. Nutter   Every week I talk to countless people who are striving to create a more fulfilling life for themselves. Some want to make more money, others want more time with their family, and some are looking for that special someone with whom they can build their life. […]

How DISC Can Help Your Business Succeed

(Not to mention how it can impact you personally!)   By Executive Coach, Karen D. Nutter   The first time I heard about DISC Assessments, a colleague was telling me about her employer who had everyone on her team do the assessment, and she learned she was a “High I” and “that explains everything about […]

Engaged or Disengaged?

Matching motivators and job roles engages you and your team   By Karen D. Nutter, Executive Coach   “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work […]

Say Yes To Saying No

    By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   ‘Tis the season for … …juggling far more than anyone should have to do in a lifetime, let alone a month!   There is no question that the holidays bring about both good and bad stress. The lights are nice. Christmas songs bring back fond memories. Seeing […]

Get Ahead By Being Professional

  By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   Think Fast– Of the people you know, who exhibits the most professionalism? What makes them seem professional to you? How does their professionalism affect your relationship with them? Regardless of your position in a company, your level of professionalism can affect not only how people interact and respond […]

Self-Esteem In Business

Is Self-Esteem Affecting You And Your Team?     By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   I recently read an article that said “Self-esteem is knowing you’re good and wearing it well.” It made me chuckle, but it’s true. When a person’s self-esteem is healthy, they possess a confidence and self-respect that others recognize. From a […]

How Do You Really Know Who You’re Hiring?

  By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter Last year, I received a call from a healthcare institution that had a department that wasn’t producing the results expected of them. Individually, each member of the team was more than capable, but together they were generally ineffective, and not providing the level of service desired. We developed a […]

Too Big, Too Small, Too Loose, Too Tight, Or Just Right?

How do you ensure a good fit between the right job, employee, and corporate culture?   By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   I can’t tell you how many times I have spoken to HR Managers who are frustrated because the “Perfect employee” they hired six months ago isn’t living up to the expectations of the […]

Is Your Corporate Culture Healthy?

By Executive Coach Karen Nutter Corporate culture has been a hot topic for several years, and top CEO’s have started investing in measures aimed at attracting and retaining quality employees by offering such things as in-office espresso bars, private chefs, and unlimited vacation time. But, corporate culture is more than just great perks, it is […]

If You Want Success, Change Your Mental Habits

  By Executive Coach, Karen Nutter   Let me ask you something… Do you ever feel tired before you even get out of bed? Have you ever made quick decisions, in business or otherwise, that led to negative consequences? Have you ever gotten upset and said things you regret? Do you ever get nervous when […]