Why Coaching for Performance and Development Should Focus on Strengths!

One of the highest impacts coaching can have on leaders is the ability to build confidence and unlock and apply unrealized potential. People are capable of incredible things, but often don’t know how to harness his or her natural talent, or may not even appreciate that he or she may have such potential! This same […]

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Coaching Versus Mentoring – The Power and Benefits You Can Use

As an effective corporate leader, it’s a given you want your team members to grow each year, to build leadership skills and capabilities that empower them to achieve success. To do that, team members need to receive the best training, development and guidance on a consistent basis – that is why coaching and mentoring are […]

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5 Ways To Tap Into Your Professional Potential

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Einstein The importance of tapping into your true and authentic potential cannot be underestimated. If your career ambition is to succeed at something, anything, it is essential […]

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The Critical Nature of Trust in Teams & Organizations

Office situations and corporate environments can often be stressful for employees and that stress can lead to disengagement and lower productivity. Whether there is restructuring,changes in management, priorities or policy changes, the way that events and practices are handled can determine your company’s success. A lack of trust among employees and their leaders can lead to significantly strained relationships and an overall sense of fear and vulnerability. A common problem […]

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Trouble getting others to cooperate?

Stop the frustration and start influencing! Most of what we do each day involves us asking for help and cooperation from other people. So often, though, it is hard to get that cooperation and support, and the result is frustration and a slow down in achieving the result we desire. The reality is none of […]

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Entrepreneurial Strengths FInder

Entrepreneurial Power and Potential – The US’s fastest-growing companies are lead by entrepreneurs, gifted with the talents needed to build businesses, sustain and scale them. There is now proof of such key entrepreneurial strengths,  identified by Gallup’s new research based on their very popular StrengthsFinder methodology. When 155 of Inc 500’s leaders took the new […]

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Purpose – Food For Thought

                  “Profit isn’t a purpose, it’s a result. To have purpose means the things we do are of real value to others.” (Simon Sinek)  I love Simon’s wisdom in this comment because the importance of purpose is so overlooked in the business world. As human beings we […]

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The Test That Measures A Leader’s Strengths

     David Riemer, a former vice president of marketing at Yahoo! in Sunnyvale, Calif., needed to pick someone to manage marketing partnerships with several big broadband providers, including AT&T and BT Group . He knew that all 30 members of his team had taken an online test, Strengths Finder, that picked their top five […]

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Beware! Today is the biggest day employees look for a new job!

  Are your team members looking for a new job today? Today is known as “Massive Monday,”  the 1st Monday after new year when more people than ever are looking for a new job or career change. It begs 2 questions for leaders:  1) Could you lose great talent from your team because your people […]

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Learn How to Achieve More with Less – The Pareto Principle

    The Pareto principal, commonly known as the 80/20 rule tells us that some things are going to be more important than others. Simply put, 20 percent of causes yield 80 percent of the result or problems. Fundamentally here is what happens: 20% of our input give 80% of our output 20% of the […]

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