Tag Archives: Business

We Are All Leaders

We are all leaders. Leadership is about influence. Leadership begins with the self and a valuable component of strong leadership is love. We specialize in leading ourselves and make choices to positively influence our present and future. To love anyone else we need to start with loving ourselves and to lead anyone else we need […]

Changing the Way the World Works

The economy is still struggling and the job market has been less than inviting.  Prospective employees are staying on the sidelines and the employee selection process is less than effective.  People are hired for all the wrong reasons and talented individuals find themselves on the outside looking in because they fail to prepare in an […]

Performance Coaching – Bring out your Professional Best

Performance coaching has many benefits and advantages for executives, employees and managers working in all kinds of organizations. It helps to improve the overall efficiency and productivity of the team which not only reflects on the company’s growth but also each employee’s personal growth. This kind of coaching is usually carried out by experts who […]

27 Recommended Must-Read Leadership Books

Recommended Leadership Books On Becoming a Leader – Warren Bennis Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, Annie McKee The Art of War – Sun Tzu The Prince – Niccolo Machiavelli The Leadership Challenge – James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill […]

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 […]

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: http://awesomeinfographics.com/ http://www.businessinsurance.org/

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 […]

80/20 Principle – Free e-book (Get more Results with Less effort)

The 80/20 Principle has been tested and the results are in – the forces of this concept apply to all situations You have to discover where the process is occurring and take advantage of the power The attached free e-book by Richard Koch is an amazing book that details the 80/20 Principle’s abilities Richard Koch describes […]

Negotiate like a Pro – Quick List of Negotiating Tips

Most people don’t like to negotiate – studies have shown that negotiation is the main  reason women receive less pay when compared to men in the workplace.  Negotiation does not always have to be sneaky or intimidating – especially if you know certain techniques.  Organizations want to know how well you can negotiate because this ability will serve the organizational […]

Actionable Takeaways from the book “Rework”

Below are my takeaways from the book “Rework”  http://37signals.com/rework/ Focus on what won’t change: Free Shipping – Great selection – Friendly Return Policies – Affordable Prices – Reliability – Practicality – Speed – Simplicity – Ease of use – Clarity Pick a fight with the best competitor: i.e. Apple vs. Microsoft Under do the competition – […]