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Steve Roesler Patient Expert

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
I am married to "B" and we live 20 miles from Philadelphia in a tranquil, wooded area surrounded by lakes. (We don't live in the woods because we were asked to leave the city--we just like it here). It's a welcome break from the many days of international and domestic travel that are a... Full Bio
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Some Advice on Advice at Work by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Be careful when you give advice--somebody might take it." Anonymous. Most of us enjoy giving advice. If you're a manager, it may even make you feel a lot more manage ... Read on »
Five Messages That It's Time For A Change by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health If you've ever wondered what executive coaches really do that's truly valuable, it's this: We create a relationship that enables people to clearly see reality. L ... Read on »
Managers: Increase Feedback, Reduce Stress by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health "Whatever is unresolved becomes a stressor" Managers add stress to their lives by postponing important conversations and letting them build up until their heads star ... Read on »
Merry Christmas To All by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. --Luke 2:11 Read on »
Developing Talent: Strengths + Weaknesses by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Have you noticed people making excuses for poor performance or ugly behavior by invoking the "It's just who I am" defense? Lets have a close look at this: Research ... Read on »
Managers: Coach and Build Commitment by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Did you know that the majority of employees today expect their managers to coach them? At the same time, managers are concerned that they won't have all the answers. ... Read on »
Halos, Horns, and Expectations by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health What do your company's talent  conversations sound like? If you've spent more than a few minutes managing, succession planning, or doing a performance review, you kn ... Read on »
Who Will Influence You? by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Every leader must also follow. Those who show no accountability to others--in business, non-profits, or government--may hold a position of leadership but won't ho ... Read on »
Can You Survive Your Brand? by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A New York family bought a ranch out West where they intended to raise cattle. Friends visited and asked if the ranch had a name. "Well," said the would-be cattleman, "I ... Read on »
Seven Tips For Better Coaching by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The response to the Coaching For Managers eGuide (available to you in the right sidebar) has been brisk. So,we're figuring that this is a topic that's genuinely helpful. ... Read on »
Presentations: Information or Relationship? by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health “You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.”  -John Ford   When most of us go to work, we live in two places at the same time. One is ... Read on »
Managers, Employees, and "Success" by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I'm looking at a Management-Issues Chartered Management Institute study of 1,684 managers in the U.K. that asked the question: "Do managers and employees agree on "succ ... Read on »
Delegating? Your Still In It Together by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health One of the joys experienced by a new manager is having an array of people to call on to "get it done." One of the challenges experienced by a new manager is having a ... Read on »
Presentation? Do This by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Tell the people in the room what you expect from them. There are at least 3 common reasons why you give a presentation: 1. To educate in order for people to make ... Read on »
Presentation Tip To Make You A Star by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health We've all had to give, and sit through, "presentations." I'm convinced that once a conversation is called a "presentation," evil gremlins take over the process. People w ... Read on »
Professional Assessments: Are You Getting What You Need? by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health How is your organization using professional and leadership assessments? Self-assessments, 360 degree feedback, assessment centers, and other similar tools are widely ... Read on »
Decide How To Decide: Good Meetings by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health You're in a meeting. It looks as if all the information is on the table: yet the discussion goes on and on and you table the item for the next meeting. A combination of ... Read on »
Building the Organizational Habit of Career Development by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health This guest blog post by Julie Winkle Giulioni celebrates the September 18 launch of her book with Beverly Kaye, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Emp ... Read on »
Five Real-Life Tips For Leading by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health One of the benefits of working with lots of leaders & managers in many different organizations is the chance to see what really works, regardless of the individual persona ... Read on »
Leadership: Nobody Follows a Tentative Person by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health  Tentative efforts lead to tentative outcomes. Therefore, give yourself fully to your endeavors. Decide to construct your character through excellent actions and determine ... Read on »