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    Overcoming Obstacles

    5 Ways to Overcome Obstacles

    Obstacles seem untimely, unfair, and unavoidable, but are they? Here are 5 ways to overcome obstacles.

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    Executive Coaching Types

    7 Executive Coaching Types

    From Therapeutic to Performance As executive coaching continues to expand, the field is shifting away from a therapeutic model to a greater emphasis on business performance, leadership, and communication. Coaching has already changed significantly since it emerged barely 15 years ago. Coaches initially came from psychology or counseling, and their mission was to solve a […]

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    Executive Coaching

    10 Frequent Misconceptions About Executive Coaching

    Despite the growing popularity of executive coaching, common misconceptions persist. These misconceptions revolve around the nature of the work executive coaches do and the results they’re expected to achieve. It’s time to uproot the most persistent and pernicious of these misconceptions. 10 Frequent Misconceptions About Executive Coaching:  “I don’t have issues and don’t need executive […]

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    Overcoming Betrayal at Work

    7 Steps for Stopping Betrayal at Work

    Betrayal at Work Betrayal is a violation of trust, which is why it feels so gut-wrenchingly awful and can come as such a shock. We often don’t or can’t see it coming. And we’re often left flatfooted in terms of how to deal with it. Our anger or resentment may cause us to want to […]

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    Rethinking Leadership

    Rethinking Leadership Infographic

    Rethinking Leadership Infographic was developed by Sammi Cohen. To develop your own infographic, reach out to Sammi Cohen. Rethinking Leadership In working with leaders, I have found asking questions is a sorely undervalued technique. Many equate asking questions with losing power, looking like a fool, or admitting defeat. Some believe that asking questions will simply waste […]

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    Productivity Killer

    Karpman’s Drama Triangle: Gossip Kills Productivity

    Being a rescuer can feed one’s ego. Eliminating drama triangles, though, leads to increased accountability—far better for leaders than a brief ego boost.

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    Limiting Beliefs

    9 Limiting Beliefs to Avoid

    These 9 limiting beliefs will hold you back from leading life that you desire and deserve.

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    Focus on the goal

    Four Goal-Setting Questions

    Four Goal-Setting Questions Here are four critical goal-setting questions to ask:               What do you want?               When do you want it?               What are you willing to give up getting it? Yes, I know that is only three questions, and no I don’t have a problem with math. But the fourth question, if uncovered […]

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    5 -15 Report

    5-15 Report: The Report for People Who Have No Time for Reports

    The 5-15 reports is a simple concept. The report should take no more than 5 minutes to read and no more than 15 minutes to write.

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    Business Model Generation

    Business Model Generation

    Business Model Generation caught my eye in a book store in December – It is rare I find myself in book stores anymore given how many books are sent to me as a blogger and my preference in reading on Kindle or IPad. I think it was the graphic design of the book that first caught my eye. When I began thumbing through it I did what most readers do according to research, looked at the cover, identified the author, looked at endorsements, scanned forward then began on the first chapter. I could see there was something new about this book and how the authors thought about business models. It was clear that Business Model Generation was a book for visionaries, game changers, and challengers.

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    Progress Leadership

    Progress Leadership Requires Tension

    Progress leadership examines the ways leaders use and diffuse tension to get coworkers to progress from their current position to their goals. David Emerald uses a rubber band as a metaphor to explain the tension created between one’s expected goal and the current position. The gap created is the metaphorical tension from the feeling of the unmet […]

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    Icarus Principle

    Icarus Principle

    “Like Achilles, the hero who forgot his heel, or like Icarus who, flying close to the sun, forgot that his wings were made of wax, we should be wary when triumphant ideas seem unassailable, for then there is all the more reason to predict their downfall.” ― Dwight Longenecker, The Romance of Religion: Fighting for […]

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    The Golden String: Lifeline Exercise

    According to myth, Ariadne provided Theseus with a sword and a golden string. He attached the string to the labyrinth’s door, slayed the Minotaur with the sword, and used the string to retrace his steps. The focus of today’s post is on how you can head into the labyrinth of your past, find what you’re […]

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    Play is Important

    Play Is Important

    As an Executive Coach, I work with leaders who are already very successful. They come to me because they want to further succeed and sometimes because they feel overwhelmed. They feel like they’re working too much. Even when they’re not working, they feel like they should be–which takes some of the fun and happiness out […]

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    cognitive reflection test

    Cognitive Reflection Test

    Cognitive Reflection Test Explained The Cognitive Reflection Test was developed by Shane Frederick, Professor of Marketing at Yale School of Management. Dr. Fredrick makes a strong case for the predictive capacity of this three-question test as it relates to decision making. In particular he suggests that it can be a predictor for those who are […]

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    abuse of authority

    Abuse of Authority

    “The dilemma of authority in our time, the particular fear it inspires, is that we feel attracted to strong figures we do not believe to be legitimate.”    –Richard Sennett, Authority Power begets power. Power also begets followers, who presume the power will be used appropriately and for their mutual benefit. Unfortunately, power occasionally begets […]

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    Executive Coaching Performance

    Executive Coaching Leads to High Performance

    High performance executive coaching clients, those that want to go from great to greater, often believe when they begin working with an executive coach that they are going to be fixed or that there will be heavy lifting involved. This myth sometimes keeps them, and may be keeping you, from finding an executive coach. Most executive […]

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    Cultural DNA

    Cultural DNA Offers Big Return$

    As an entrepreneur, you can involve yourself in just about any decision when the company is in its early stage. As the company grows, however, it it becomes harder stay on top of every issue. You do your best to prioritize and manage your involvement, but at a certain point you feel overwhelmed–like you’re drinking […]

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    Effective Meeting Models

    Effective Meeting Models

    Effective meeting models maximize the running of an organization. Understanding and setting the right business rhythm leads to organizational effectiveness.

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