Tag Archives: Executive Coaching

Strategy Framework for Leadership Coaching

The phrase “strategy” has been marginalized since its inception, but the ever evolving business environment increasingly benefits from quality strategy which could be the difference between success and organizational failure. Leadership is the life blood of all organizations and a strategy to maintain a consistent leadership base of seven years is optimal for success.  Leadership […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Becoming a Coaching Client (Coachee)

The needed mindset of a successful coachee relies on 5 factors: 1. Openness to new experience. 2. Commitment to self-work. 3. Deep thinking for resolution. 4. Ability to deal with moments of discomfort. 5. A strong motivation to become more successful. Becoming a first time coaching client is a new experience that from a distance […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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“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 […]

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Multi-rater Feedback 360° Performance Feedback in Action

Multi-rater 360° Self-awareness is defined as knowing self-behaviors as others see them.  Most individuals have an incomplete view of how they are perceived by their peers, subordinates, and superiors which creates miscommunication that corrupts the synergy and climate of the working environment.  The main goal of the multi-rater 360° is for the improvement of overall organizational […]

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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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