Tag Archives: Executive Coaching

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 […]

25 Most Common Interview Questions

Are you preparing for the interview of your life?   The following questions will prepare you to handle the interview with class and style.  Answer each question to the best of your ability and review the document when you’re done.  Search for inconsistencies or vague answers and correct where necessary.  Put yourself in the interviewer’s […]

Choices

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 […]

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/

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 […]

Lead with Purpose

Mother Teresa, Gandhi, The Pope, Martin Luther King Jr., George Washington, all the great leaders in the stories that we have learned from are unique but not dissimilar to us. Most people have the ability to be this great – Greatness is in the core of us all.  We are all born with similar traits […]

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 – […]

What is Business and why does it exist?

The common perception of business people and economists is that… “Business exists to make a profit” – “Business is driven by profit” – “Profit”. Is “profit” the real reason business exists? Maybe in a vacuum, but let’s take a broader view of the situation… Does Apple exist to make a profit? Does Amazon exist to […]

“Before” and “After”

“What you don’t know – you don’t know” Sometimes this removes responsibility but limits us to living below our potential Knowledge is power when used and this process includes a few key steps Once the internal motivation is prepared the spark of change and development begins This needs to be paired with external encouragement that […]