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Words and Attitudes that Leaders Need to Understand

Fact: Change your habits/words and you can completely change your influence. Words and actions matter in today’s business, entertainment and political world. Just look at the controversies in 2017 alone where a wrong word, phrase, or action mentioned in social media or in public caused extreme defensiveness or outright resignations. The right words or action […]

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Embracing AI in Our Lives is Vital

A snippet of the future of AI, thanks to the imagination of Stephen Ibaraki: Time stamp–2026.07.14 “It is time to wake up Jane. Here is your morning update. I did a self-upgrade. I am now Financial Intelligent Agent version 2026.07.14—you can still think of me as FIA (fee-ah) but with an emotional adjustment based upon […]

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How Do You Build a Coaching Based Organization?

As a business coach, I am always open & excited to discuss building of a coaching based organization.  I truly believe that companies who empower people will advance and flourish in this VUCCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Chaotic, Complex & Ambiguous) world we live in today? As a leader, you must really be committed to providing a […]

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How to Tackle Change & WIIFM!

In times of change, “What’s in it for ME?” (WIIFM) is the “BIG” question everyone wants an answer to as soon as possible. Basically, we are all self-centered so this should be no surprise. As a leader, it is your responsibility to see that the communications are clear, concise and authentic. Where possible, we need […]

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Why FOCUS is Critical Today!

Today, let’s examine how you handle actions in the workplace. Are you reactive to the events occurring within your environment and around you or do you take initiative to prepare for, participate in and/or control the events? Do you intentionally take an active or passive role? Do you think in terms of the present or […]

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Gibb’s Rules Adapted to Business!

I have been a fan of the TV program NCIS since it was originally released. I have loved it for a number of reasons but most of all because of the focus on Gibb’s rules as a core of operations for the team. There are 50+ of these rules that have cropped up in many […]

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Leaving a Legacy or a Legend?

I have been pondering this question for some time and I finally have a clear understanding of the topic. Are you a leader because you want to leave a “legend” or a “legacy”? This can be a highly controversial topic because many leaders really don’t get this. In fact, I might even venture to say […]

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Intentionally Redefine Your Leadership Style (part 3)

So what can you do to develop your unique leadership style into one that will be highly trusted and respected? Today we continue last week’s post, here are two more of the seven characteristics you can integrate when redefine your unique leadership style, with tips for putting them into action. Get OUT of Your Comfort […]

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10 Growth Roadblocks to Overcome for Small Business Leaders

I have spent the last few weeks talking about soft skills, now we will see how some of those can be used by the entrepreneur. In today’s business world the small – medium privately held business faces a number of growth roadblocks that can impede their growth and success in their market place. While I […]

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2015 Challenge: Ideas for Engaging Employees

How can we, as leaders, engage employees’ heads, hearts, and hands? Much has been written on the subject of engaging employees  however in this article I will endeavor to highlight a number of areas were leaders should strive for excellence in dealing with their people. These will yield engagement. 1. Always Connect: Leaders must demonstrate […]