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10 Reasons Entrepreneurs Achieve Greater Coaching Success Than Others

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

Taking the courageous step to engage a strategic business coach is a big deal for many entrepreneurs. For some, it means admitting they can't grow their business alone--no matter how smart they are. It also means coming face-to-face with beliefs and behaviors that are getting in the way of success.

To Barter or not to Barter? There Is No Question

Asha Ramakrishna | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Asha Ramakrishna

You may hate me for this and think I am not progressive enough, but what I see is that although the altruistic notion of trading our craft for another's brilliant craft seems euphorically utopian, we are not ready for this.

3 Leadership Lessons From my 16-Year-Old Hipster

Elliot Begoun | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

To him I may be a dork who doesn't know how to dress, but I am his dad and I count myself very lucky to have a 16 year old son who lets me, hug, love and teach him.

Being Nice Is Making You a Bad Manager

Margaret Ruvoldt | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Margaret Ruvoldt

If you're a leader with an employee who is failing and that employee doesn't know it, you're failing as the leader, not matter how much they like you.

Sensible Only in Retrospect: Extracting Useful Advice from the Linear Lie

Edward Muzio | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

If you're at the start of a career or in the early stages of a business, few things are more useful than the real histories of those who have gone before. It's just that there's a trick for extracting useful and actionable truth.

The Number One Reason You're Getting Passed Over for Promotions

Ellevate | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Ellevate

"I'll speak up when I'm ready to get promoted," you say. But what if you never feel truly ready? Then you won't get that position. Ask yourself if "readiness" is an illusion.

10 Lessons From You to My Daughter

Elliot Begoun | Posted 05.07.2015 | Parents
Elliot Begoun

College may provide you with the specific career knowledge needed, but in my experience it does little to prepare you for life. I have learned a lot of lessons, most through my failures and my hope for you is to avoid following a similar path in the pursuit of greater understanding.

Help! I Am Getting Fat Again!

Elliot Begoun | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Elliot Begoun

Thin me I spend my days holding people accountable. I work with them to prioritize and focus on the action steps that will lead them to their desire...

Improve Your Running Stamina With Progression Runs

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Progression runs were once called the Kenyan secret. They're great for building stamina, mental strength, and teaching the body to run increasingly fa...

Kindness And Curiosity In Coaching

Ellevate | Posted 04.30.2015 | Women
Ellevate

The next time you have to coach an employee in a difficult or confrontational situation, be kind and curious. It will keep you from getting angry and resentful, and your coaching session will be much more productive and effective.

The Gift of Life-Changing Events

Rachel Verlik | Posted 04.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Rachel Verlik

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." -- Robert Frost I recently comm...

Why I Regretted Hiring the 'Perfect' Employee

Marc Lore | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Marc Lore

On paper, he looked like the ideal hire. Ivy League education. Top-notch work experience. Strong referrals. Rationally, all signs suggested I should hire him. And yet, I felt what can only be described as a "tap on the shoulder" -- an intuitive, but impossible-to-pinpoint feeling that something was off.

To Meet New Student Standards, We Must Support and Empower Teachers

Ellen Moir | Posted 04.22.2015 | Education
Ellen Moir

We have at our doorstep, a once in a century opportunity for education in America. Almost every state in America is introducing higher, more rigorous standards for all students.

12 Amazing Tips that Will Change Your Life!

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

In each blog I have shared a nugget of knowledge, a piece of advice or an amazing tip for success. In the list below, you'll find 12 amazing tips that will change your life and help you to become the person that you want to be.

Business Branding Colors A Hot Mess?

Debbie Frank | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Debbie Frank

Color is a personal preference but you need to be sure your colors project the emotion you desire for your business. This is an entire topic on its own so to find out about this just google: color emotion.

Workout of the Week: The Two-Part Tempo Run

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Have you ever felt a race slipping away from you after a strong start? Have you been passed, or run out of gas, just a mile or two from the finish line? Every runner can benefit from increased endurance. Tempo runs are just the thing to help you become better at running faster for longer periods of time.

Get to Know the Custodians

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports
The University of Central Florida Forum

In 1996, I was fresh out of college living in Bay City, Michigan, and about to begin my first year as a paid volleyball coach. I began the process of asking experienced coaches for advice on how to approach my new endeavor.

Career Change? Your Dream Job in 4 Kick-Butt Steps

Laurie Gerber | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Laurie Gerber

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans switch careers an average of seven times in their lives. This could be one of the most exciting moments of reinvention in your life.

The Call You Don't Want to Make and the Miracle That Happened As a Result

Lisa Bloom | Posted 04.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Bloom

It was a difficult call to make. I was torn, knew I had to make it but felt unsure, unsafe, sad. I had procrastinated. Found anything else to do rathe...

4 Slam-Dunk Strategies to Boost Your Confidence

Carol Egan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol Egan

Hands-down, I am fully confident that these real-deal, no icing-on-a-mud-pie strategies will boost your confidence in a lasting ways when practiced daily. Flex your confidence muscles and claim your big life now!

Who Are Our Heroines?

Stevon Cook | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women
Stevon Cook

I'm not suggesting we start an initiative to ensure that every American woman and young girl be able to write down a list of heroes. My greater concern is how a lack of aspirational figures plays out in decisions and career choices.

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

How can we forecast our environment so that we are aware of its influence over us and how we can use what we learn to our success? There are three interconnected stages of importance here: anticipation, avoidance, and adjustment.

How to Forecast the Environment for Success

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As we journey through life, we are creating our world and our world is simultaneously creating us. Much of who we are and what we will become is deter...

The Grass Is Greener Where?

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

If you are feeling that the grass is greener over there, and perhaps a little dry and arid over here, here are some ways to start watering your own grass today.

An Open Letter to My Son's Coach

Jen Cohen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Jen Cohen

Coach, your words of advice, "Arrive on time, prepared and ready to deliver a best effort," were met with an eager-to-please attitude from my 10-year-old son. When other young players neglected to demonstrate this same courtesy, your actions spoke louder than your words.