Coaching Archives - Amie Devero

Giving and Receiving (Great Feedback)

September 4, 2018
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Maybe the conversations you’ve had with colleagues, friends and associates haven’t been helping. That’s because hearing critical feedback is hard and uncomfortable. But, if you want to hone your skill and increase your results, it’s fundamental! 

Becoming an improvement-seeking missile means […]

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Jump-Start Productivity With This 30 Second Habit

August 24, 2018
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If you are interested in amping-up your personal and professional productivity, increasing your sense of accomplishment, and sleeping more soundly, then there is one simple, 30 second task you can do everyday that will make a difference.

Make your bed.

Before you start explaining all […]

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Learning to Love Hearing Criticism

July 12, 2018
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Why is criticism so upsetting? In the workplace — or maybe even in a marriage — we often hear feedback that is, well, critical. Maybe you are part of the very small fraction of people who naturally embrace it and learn from it, but most of us don’t. In […]

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Spotlight on Introverts

June 26, 2018
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Like the world itself, every workplace has a mix of extroverts and introverts – people who are outspoken and vocal and those who don’t speak up, find group activities, impromptu presentations or being in a crowd uncomfortable. Recent research, including the excellent book by Susan Cain on the […]

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Get Awesome Coaching Without a New Coach!

June 6, 2018
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We revere great coaches in our culture – whether in sports, politics or even business. But we almost never address what conditions allow a coach to thrive — that is, what condition must the person being coached generate in order to successfully gain value from a coach.

Successful […]

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Humble Pie for Leaders. Delicious!

April 17, 2018
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Stop Being So Cocky. Leaders Need Humility!
We are all familiar with image of the decisive, bossy and “cocky” leader. It’s an iconic idea that’s so ingrained, that admitting to being wrong or uncertain is a bit taboo. Even sports teams seem to rely […]

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No Need for Motivation or Willpower

February 21, 2018
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When we admire people for their productivity, their workout regimen or their figures, we often think that they must either have incredible willpower or tons more discipline than we have.  After all, when we don’t meet our own targets for sales, or diets or organizational growth it […]

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Fanatical Fans

October 17, 2017
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A few days ago, I took to the neighborhood-based Nextdoor app to ask for recommendations for a handyman. In response I received so many fervent recommendations that I ultimately had to shut down the discussion so as not to disappoint lots of neighbors by failing to contact […]

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