Monthly Archives: April 2012


We all have the power of choice. Choice is an essential gift. We all make impulsive choices based on emotions paired with poor judgment. The choices we made yesterday have led to our present situation. We cannot go back in time and change what we did or how we did it. We cannot dwell on something […]

Professional Coaching Explained

We briefly discuss the difference between coaching and consulting, difference between non-certified coaching and certified coaching, the importance of having a professional coach, why coaching is essential for client development, what a client should bring to the coaching engagement, what the concept of professional coaching is all about, coaching and action learning, and lastly, the beauty […]

Powerful Influence of Positive Words

Sticks and stones can break my bones but words will never hurt me – Wrong! Yeah sticks and stones break bones but words can definitely hurt. Perception is the key, and our bodies react to positive and negative words – seriously! Our body is made up of between 55% and 78% water. Dr. Masuru Emoto conducted […]

Modern American Worker

Interesting infographic breaking down the data concerning the modern american worker in areas of popular jobs, top jobs, household income, wages, and expenses.     The Infographic above is brought to you by:

Ladder of Inference – Creating Effective Communication in Organizations

The Ladder of Inference was created by Chris Argyris and Donald Schon in 1974 and has been used to accurately diagnose human interactions. The Ladder of Inference concerns human interaction and every step of the ladder creates additional distortion regarding the situation derived from misguided beliefs and misunderstandings.  Inferences are learned information concerning the behaviors of others […]

Affinity of Power

Power Introduction: The concept of power is backed in research by David McClelland: Need for Power Need for Affiliation Need for Achievement French & Raven’s 5 Bases of Power: Referent Power: Charismatic Leadership Legitimate Power: Formal Positional Leadership Expert Power: Knowledge-Based Leadership Reward Power: Transactional Leadership Coercive Power: Authoritative Leadership *People seek to avoid Punishment […]

Why is Autism on the Rise?

Autism affects the most innocent among us and autism experts who research this topic of concern are still “puzzled” as to why this is occurring at a higher frequency over the years.  We know that pharmaceutical companies put pressure on researchers to produce data that is aligned with the benefits of new medicine in order for billions in gain. […]

S.M.A.R.T. Goals Explained

Successful people create S.M.A.R.T. goals and people are successful because they create S.M.A.R.T. goals.  A true full circle – below is an outline of how you can apply S.M.A.R.T. goals to your process so you could enhance your success in a shorter amount of time and join the ranks of the Elite. It all begins […]