Dr. Cherry A. Collier

Oct 24

What to Look for When Hiring a Business Coach

Business coaching is now so popular for big and small companies alike that many business coaching firms have sprouted up offering their expertise. Once considered a luxury that only corporate executives from big companies could afford, the business coaching industry... Read More

Oct 20

Business Coaching Can Harness the Benefits of Optimists and Pessimists

Optimists and pessimists – every company has them, not just yours. They are there to keep the balance of ideas and personalities within your company. If you only employ optimists, who will tell them about the disadvantages or the possible... Read More

Oct 15

What’s the Difference Between Executive Coaching and Therapy?

There once was a time when people feared "getting their heads shrunk," but now the general public has accepted that psychotherapy is not just for the overwhelmingly dysfunctional and rare breeds with psychological disorders.  It's more commonly accepted today that everyone... Read More

Oct 14

The 5 Dysfunctions of a Team: How leaders can prevent and resolve them

  It’s Monday morning and you've just started the workday.  You go to your desk, turn on your computer, and open up your email.  You turn around to take something out of your briefcase when you notice a notification sound... Read More

Oct 12

Eight Ways to Build Your Virtual Team and Avoid Conflict

Already a growing phenomenon prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, telecommuting has become the new abnormal for many office workers due to the pandemic. Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, telecommuters composed approximately 3 percent of the American workforce which is... Read More

Oct 09

The Case for Time Management Coaching

    Time management is the act of planning and controlling time that will be used for specific tasks with the purpose of increasing productivity efficiency and effectiveness.   You will easily be overwhelmed by your tasks daily if you... Read More

Oct 08

Dealing with Diversity Complaints as an Organization

  "There is nowhere you can go and only be with people who are like you.  Give it up." - Bernice Johnson Reagon   An organization must take specific actions once a diversity-related complaint has been filed.  Receiving a Complaint... Read More

Sep 10

What does it mean to be un-American?

Over the past 20-plus years, I have dedicated my life to helping ALL people in organizations grow and develop. I have worked hard to help people have brave conversations and lean in to make the world a better place. My... Read More

Jul 28

A Conflict Resolution Approach: Focusing on Individual and Shared Needs

Conflict is a normal part of any team process. It occurs when people disagree over their perceptions, ideas, motivations, values and more. Conflict should not always be avoided. It is something that should be faced for the team to get... Read More

Apr 16

Effective Approaches to Building and Reinforcing Your Team

Good leaders are those who know how to direct their team towards their organization’s goals. However, it takes a great leader to work at turning their team into an effective one. As teams don’t experience success in an instant, there... Read More