How to Hold Difficult Conversations

By Marianne Renner, Leadership Coach, Author, Keynote Speaker Almost daily I talk with leaders about holding difficult conversations. The reality is we’re faced with these opportunities every day. Things don’t always go as planned. Sometimes,…

The Last Dance: What Jordan taught us about leadership

By Marianne Renner, Leadership Coach, Speaker, Author I don’t know about you, but I was glued to the TV right from the very first episode! I couldn’t get enough of The Last Dance, the documentary about the iconic 1997-98 Chicago Bulls. I’m…

3 Things Every Leader Should Do Right Now

By Marianne Renner, Leadership Coach, Author, Keynote Speaker Are You Leading or Reacting? Leaders right now are experiencing unprecedented chaos. Life and business have been turned upside down and inside out. You’re probably…

The real estate in my heart

By Marianne Renner For as far back as I can remember, I’ve been on a journey of personal growth. One of the most powerful ways to grow is to put yourself in the presence of successful people and model their behavior. Some folks define…

How do you know you're a great leader?

5 Traits People Aren't Talking About By Marianne Renner, Leadership Coach, Author, Keynote Speaker   I’ve had the opportunity to ask hundreds of leaders to describe the best leader they’ve ever worked with. Their…

Move from chaos to clarity in 3 simple steps

By Marianne Renner, Leadership Development Coach When my 8-year-old Godson first signed up for t-ball a few years ago, those games were a riot! That little guy stayed so busy out in right field. His first priority was to pick up dirt…

Do you suffer from accountability deficit disorder?

Many leaders I talk with express their frustration with the lack of accountability in their organizations. Whether you’re part of a team or whether you’re a solo-prenuer, accountability is crucial to moving work forward. The number one…

Something I rarely share... re-write your life story

If you’re a regular reader of my emails or blogs, you know that I share a ton about the importance of having the right mindset. I talk a lot about overcoming limiting beliefs, crushing self-doubt and building self-confidence. Oftentimes…

Let your light shine

Recently I’ve had the awesome privilege of helping a client get her new business started. It’s called “Get Your Greatness.” I mean, how cool is that?! I love that name. After all, isn’t that what we all want - to become the person…

Tag, you're it!

Last weekend I had such a blast with my nieces and nephews. It was one of the first nice days that we’ve had this Spring here in the Chicagoland area. We all gathered at my sister’s to celebrate her birthday. So when the kids said,…