The Other Person Isn’t You

Kevin in this short video explains the phrase, “The most challenging part about being in a relationship is coming to realize that the other person isn’t you.”

Executive Presence

What is Executive Presence and how do you coach for it?  Executive presence is quite simply everything you say or don’t say, everything that you do or don’t do, quite simply people are watching you all the time.  And one… Keep Reading

Have you talked to the person?

My former client’s son was having issues with his high school teacher and he spent some time on the phone with me discussing the issues.  After he was done explaining the situation, I asked him if he had spoken to… Keep Reading

Addition and Subtraction

Let’s go back to the fundamentals.  Addition and subtraction are complimentary functions and they work well with each other.  What I see in most organizations is a lot of addition and very seldom do you see any subtraction.  So we… Keep Reading

Why Engage In Executive Coaching?

I’m often asked the question, “Why would I engage in Executive Coaching?” There’s really a simple answer. It’s the same answer that you would give to anyone who is looking for coaching for what they are doing. Coaching helps you… Keep Reading

SOTU- State of the Union

For most leaders, a traditional “elevator speech” is not as practical and/or effective as having a SOTU (State of the Union) at the ready. It is that quick, five to ten minute, communication that addresses what others in the organization most want to know.

Addition AND Subtraction

Living in a predominantly consumer society, there is a dominant cultural story of addition. We are told we need more of almost any product or service. More is better. We are increasingly busy with almost every aspect of our lives, because we keep adding, without ever subtracting.

Buck Presents to New Pastors Program

Laguna Hills, CA – (May 13, 2015) – Kevin Buck, Principal of Emergent Success, presented at the New Pastors Program, a training for new pastors and administrators in parishes for the thirteen Catholic archdioceses and dioceses in the state of CA. The topic was Communication – Gender and Culture.

Kaiser Permanente B3 Summit

Laguna Hills, CA – (March 10-11, 2015) – Kevin Buck, Principal of Emergent Success, co-developed and facilitated the Kaiser Permanente B3 Summit, a national inter-professional summit designed to break the silos, bridge the gaps, and build the future for health care teams and academic partners.