Tag Archives: Coaching

Soft Skills vs. Hard Skills: Underestimating Complexity!

Soft skills are defined as such, in order to marginalize. The applied internal systems are vastly complex and difficult to define. This makes self-perceived experts extremely uncomfortable. “Soft” skills do not operate using an interval scale and are dissimilar to finance or physics. The central challenge in applying and understanding “soft” skills is the systems […]

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Shared Thought Creates Reality

Deliberate thought is a human gift – a competitive advantage of some sorts. Our thoughts control our actions. Though mystical powers are not likely present in our thoughts; the power of our individual thoughts impacts our behavior and the behavior of others around us. Our vision of the future can be communicated unconsciously and non-verbally […]

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Daily Choice is the “Real” Vote

Let’s not talk about politics, but let’s talk about your vote. You have a right to vote and your vote counts each and every day. Your choice is a vote and our collective vote determines the success and failure of businesses and initiatives alike. We collectively determine our future with the power of our vote. […]

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Origins and Growth of Bullying

Bullying is a growing problem in our Internet age because people have more access to anonymously inflict pain on others through use of extensive media. We are all vulnerable and people of lesser ability and understanding are at a greater degree of risk. Bullying is unhealthy for both the bully and the victim. Bullies are […]

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Outsourcing Power and what it means to you

Globalization is here. Large organizations outsource work for cheaper production. Produced quality is similar when compared to higher priced competitors regarding a large variety of projects. Outsourcing has enabled more choices and flexibility for awarding work.  Outsourcing has improved our choices and fueled worldwide competition. The ability to outsource has saved valuable time, stress, and […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 – […]

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Escape from Freedom?

Escape Freedom? Normally we think of freedom as a concept we cling to for dear life instead of flee from, but Dr. Eric Fromm theorized that people escape from personal freedoms in order to feel secure.  Dr. Fromm determined that freedom is a central theme within human nature (Boeree, 2006).  Escaping freedom involves three processes […]

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The Professional Coaching Process Explained

The ORID model is revolutionary and is the next step in the evolution of communication. This coaching model is a coach’s best friend because it identifies the correct process to enable the client to expand on their inner potential. Awareness and motivation are critical elements to seizing success in personal and professional encounters. We believe that there […]

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What is Leadership Development?

What is Leadership Development?      Leadership development is an activity that enhances Leadership ability within the defined leadership situation which concerns developing individuals through different developmental exercises.  The myth associated with leadership is that it is developed from inborn traits, but the truth behind the mystery of Leadership is that this unique ability is learned.  […]

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

S.M.A.R.T. Goals 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 […]

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Entrepreneurship is Leadership

Change brings stress Business is like pushing a giant bus It takes a great effort to start the motion But once the bus is moving – It accelerates by itself Entrepreneurship is about learning from failure Failure comes from taking chances Chances come from innovative ideas If 1 of 10 ideas work You fail 9 […]

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The Evil Motivation of Money

Is money Evil? This is open to opinion and speculation. Money provides us with wealth in the form of meeting needs. Money provides the ability to buy products and services that are needed for survival and a better quality of life. Everyone wants and needs money for our health, happiness, success, and survival. Everyone strives […]

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