About Scott Kinder

I founded DOL Coaching in a desire to continue my service to others after decades of service in the federal government, military service, and civilian employ. I’m a Special Forces combat veteran (18C MOS), former civil servant and executive with roles across a multitude of industries (from Wall Street to internet startups to consulting). People who know me will tell you I’m passionate about helping those around me grow and prosper.

The Emperor is naked (and no one will say so).

By |2022-02-17T07:51:47-05:00February 16th, 2022|Informing|

Raise your hand if you've been in a meeting in which your innovative-leader-in-residence pitched the new "great idea."  Keep your hand raised if you knew this newfound "innovation" was a horrible idea. Keep it up if you knew it would add work to a staff already completely over-tasked. Lastly, give me a 'hallelujah' if you've

Work Smarter, Not Harder

By |2022-06-24T14:16:03-04:00February 15th, 2022|PM|

When I hear project managers talk "stakeholder engagement," it usually makes me cringe. Too many project managers throw around buzzwords without understanding what they really mean. Sadly, they also adhere to antiquated or inefficient processes. Enough already. Let's start by defining what a stakeholder is. Project stakeholders are people, groups, and organizations who have power

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