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Making Working from Home REALLY WORK!

May 9, 2016
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The notion of working from home seems so awesome. No need to dress up. Work with the cat on your lap. Never search for a parking spot. No commute and therefore no sitting in traffic. Plus, no annoying colleagues to stop by and interrupt you. Yet, for […]

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Time Management Insights That Change Everything!

May 3, 2016
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While working with a current executive coaching client, she explained that she was completely overwhelmed by trying to remember all the things she needed to do. She was failing at it and felt overwhelmed and like she was going crazy. It reminded of the participants in a three […]

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Looking at it in a different way

April 27, 2016
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One of the most important services that I provide to my performance coaching clients is “reframing”. Reframing is a very interesting and scientifically validated approach to altering our emotions about something. It essentially takes a specific set of facts and places them inside of a different “story”. One […]

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To Coach or to Manage? That is the Question!

April 21, 2016
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More and more frequently, executives and managers are being charged with coaching their teams. But within organizations, there is typically little support provided to help with preparing managers for this role. Instead, managers find themselves offering coaching out of context, or confusing management with coaching, or just feeling […]

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Managing Yourself Before Others

April 11, 2016
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As leaders in business and elsewhere, we are often preoccupied with our employees, peers, bosses and how to support or cultivate their effectiveness. But before we can be really successful in leading others, we have to be masterful at managing ourselves, our emotional triggers, how we behave, how […]

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Aristotle’s Tips for Management

April 4, 2016
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Did you study Greek Philosophy in school or college? If so, maybe you didn’t think it was something that had much relevance to your current life, or in particular, to how you manage your team or sell your products or services. But I wanted to share a […]

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My Favorite Things: Podcast Edition

March 28, 2016
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If you’re like me, then you are always looking for new ways to stimulate your creativity, stoke your curiosity and suggest new avenues for thought and personal inquiry. If you’re not like that you may still like some of the same stuff I do […]

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Economy of Collaboration

March 24, 2016
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In today’s flatter organizations, collaboration has become a ubiquitous concept, if not always an effective reality. At some organizations, employees spend as much as 80% of their working time in “collaborative” settings, which for our purposes means meetings. But despite that widespread participation in meetings […]

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