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Leadership is All About Action

People respond to good leadership! Period! It is in all aspects of our lives, not just business. A mother is a leader in her home; a son may be leader of a team sport or a daughter the leader of the debate team. A group relies on the person in charge to actually lead them […]

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Business Tip #5: Direct Response or Bust!

Direct response marketing is a marketing that demands a direct response from your potential customers. This type of marketing is used to answer questions, present your branding, products and the reason you do what you do. Customers love this, as they are offered the opportunity to response, whether that be in the way of signing […]

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Successful People are Not Always Successful Leaders

Many people assume that if someone is successful it is because they have good leadership skills. Some people assume that if a business is successful it is because it has good leaders. Leadership isn’t something that is particularly easy to pass on to other people. Sometimes a company is successful because a past leader was […]

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9 Tips for Effective Collaborative Partnerships

As many today are indicating, we are moving into a time of the collaborative economy.  Few large organizations can provide all raw materials, services or product knowledge to be a single dominant market leader.  More and more companies are relying on development of solid partnerships to become a sum that is larger than the component […]

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Disruption – Buzzword or Active Possibility for Leaders?

Recently, we have changed my title from Executive Coach to Disruptive Executive Coach since so much of what we have been discussing with people seems to disrupt their comfort levels.  The key is that it seems to be in a positive manner.  Unfortunately, the word is over used.  It has been grossly expanded by all […]

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Another View of Pink

“The future belongs to a different kind of person,” says Daniel Pink, in his book, A Whole New Mind. It belongs to “…creative and empathetic right-brain thinkers whose abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who doesn’t.” Pink claims we are living in a different age. A different time that demands different thinking. […]

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Career Management and Interim Solutioning

There is a perception that employers look only towards people with less experience in the market place.  Why is that?  Do they consider the mature applicant to be less flexible, less driven, more expensive or less technologically aware?  It would be naive to think that age isn’t taken into account, when employers are looking at […]

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6 Techniques to Aid in Difficult Communications

Effective leaders are known for being excellent communicators. Effective communicators also know how to deal with difficult situations when dealing with clients. If you struggle in this arena: Here are some ideas of what to do. 1) Avoid “Negatives.” Negative talk encourages arguments, counter attacks, and futile attempts to solve your problems. It also creates […]

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5 Ways to Improve Personal Productivity

In many businesses, too much time is wasted by owners and management on nonproductive activities. The result is lower productivity, less customer satisfaction and a significant loss of profits. Here are 5 simple ways to get rid of nonproductive tasks and boost your productivity. Do you know that you get 80% of your results from […]