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Executive Coaching

There Is No Reality, Only Perception With Your Career Brand

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

As a career development and executive coach, I often work with people that brand products or services for an organization but have no real awareness of their unique professional brand and why it matters. It's time to take stock of your own brand and use it to achieve your career goals and tell your authentic professional story.

What Everyone Ought to Know About Providing Downtime for Their Teams

Bronwen Sciortino | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Bronwen Sciortino

Overwhelm is exacerbated by open-plan style office layouts, where we are forced to exist in the hype and buzz of others around us... with no opportunity to disconnect, to sit and be quiet for a while.

People Leave Bosses, Not Companies. But Maybe That Boss is You!

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

Our employees are our greatest assets, and a company is only as good as the people it keeps. As leaders it's our job to protect and keep those great assets by being the best boss that we can be.

5 Steps to Gearing Up for a Tough Conversation

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Jamee Tenzer

Let's face it, tough conversations are a part of life and you've probably had your share. And it doesn't matter if you or someone else initiates it -- whether you are passed over for a promotion, breaking up with a boyfriend or firing an employee -- it can be painful to endure those tough conversations.

The Power of Possibilities for 2016

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

Each day can be the beginning of a "new year" if you focus on developing fresh habits and skills that can increase the possibilities in your life. You don't have to make every change suggested above or address all five strategies at once; start small and build on your successes.

How To Become Irresistible To Your Clients

Michelle L Evans | Posted 01.13.2016 | Business
Michelle L Evans

Success stories are really the key to attracting new clients easily. They don't have to be long, but they do need to engage and excite potential clients.

May the Millennial Workforce be With You! (in 5 Easy Steps)

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Jamee Tenzer

Millennial is the buzz word of the day. It's as if we've being inhabited by a tribe from another planet that has previously been unknown -- a secret band of warriors with a language and set of mannerisms we do not understand.

The 4 Stages of an Executive Coaching Intervention

John Mattone | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
John Mattone

Today there is often a large gap between what we expect from executives and what's available to help them develop the attributes and skills necessary for meeting all the expectations placed on them.

5 Personality Traits an Executive Coach Can Help With

John Mattone | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
John Mattone

In today's culture, we tend to make CEOs into icons. People who work in a company with a charismatic CEO often have a sense of security knowing they have a "heroic" leader at the helm. It's not easy admitting that an admired CEO has flaws, or that there can be a negative side to the very traits that made him or her right for the CEO job.

How to Make Executive Development Measurable

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

Imagine the following situation: You want to test the little restaurant that opened in your quarter a while ago. You have been looking forward to it, but the overall experience is anything but amazing, as both food and service leave a lot of room for improvement. So you decide not to go there anymore and avoid the place from now on.

Closing the Gap

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Alanea Kowalski

So what if you have done the hard work and have clarified your values? What if you now understand what isn't working in your current work environment? What if you have "figured" out the disconnects?

Working Moms: Get Conscious This Thanksgiving

Sarah Gibbons | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Gibbons

Let your ambition simply simmer for a few days. Let it breathe. Like a good pot of homemade Turkey soup. When you do return to work next Monday, you will feel refueled, energized, re-calibrated and ready to live a bigger, conscious life. Here are three simple steps to help you experience the holiday more:

Supporting Your Most Valuable Asset

Stephanie Preusse | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Stephanie Preusse

Finding balance and keeping your health and overall wellness a priority. This is a topic that is being talked about often.

The Busy Executive Diet

Elsa Alexandra Razborsek | Posted 11.25.2015 | Women
Elsa Alexandra Razborsek

As a modern woman, do you ever find yourself wondering how to manage your career and personal life without running yourself ragged and a burning-out?

20 Behaviors Even the Most Successful People Need to Stop

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

As a 10-year board member of the Peter Drucker Foundation, Marshall Goldsmith had many opportunities to listen to Peter Drucker, the world's authori...

5 Awesome Questions Great Bosses Ask Their People

David Peck | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
David Peck

When the possibility of asking them comes up in discussion with my coaching clients, I hear a spectrum from, "No way I'm going to ask this," to "If I ask this, I'm going to have to do something about it," to "This is a great question."

Self-Love Workshops With 15-Year-Old Girls Challenged My Career

Angelina Darrisaw | Posted 11.11.2015 | Women
Angelina Darrisaw

Decisiveness finally took over. My job was supposed to start in a week, my lease was about to be renewed and I didn't have any spare time to mull it over. I had to be home and I needed to turn that job down and move. Immediately.

Reading the Humanities Promotes Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Capacity

David Brendel | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
David Brendel

The implications of these ideas, and the opportunities they present for the business world, are profound. Reading and discussing great humanities texts can guide and encourage people to think in a more disciplined fashion about human experience and interaction.

High Performing Teams

Todd Lapidus | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Todd Lapidus

It's unusually simple:  High performing leadership teams have a deeper sense of responsibility and commitment than average teams.

Leadership Not Buzzwords

Alanea Kowalski | Posted 11.04.2015 | Business
Alanea Kowalski

"We are going to re-purpose and monetize our big data paradigm so that it resonates with investors and provides a robust, seamless and transparent approach to our business model." "Your authentic leadership team is passionate about working with all of you."

A Clean Bill of Health Can Be Deadly: The Power of S.M.A.R.T. Thinking

Carol J. Scott, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Carol J. Scott, M.D.

High reliability organizations take action every day towards achieving the benchmark goal of zero preventable harmful events. They constantly weigh the cumulative impact of daily choices and actions.

Why Do We Hate Mondays?

Ed Harrold | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ed Harrold

Recently, I was working with a manager of one of my corporate clients and she asked me, "Ed, what do you tell people when they tell you how much the...

Linguistic Business Coaching: Shortcut From Fear of Speaking to Linguistic Self-confidence

Anna-Jane Niznikowska | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact
Anna-Jane Niznikowska

I have recently gone to a networking event at the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in London. As a Communication Consultant who helps non-native English speakers communicate more confidently in international business, I thought I had to walk the talk and speak Portuguese.

Do You Give Yourself Permission?

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Whether you're my best friend or we've never even met, I know a secret about you: you're capable of more than you realize. How can I be so sure? Beca...

The Future of Business

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

Disengaged workforces. Water shortages. Financial oligarchies. Climate change. Charismatic leadership. Mass migration. Wealth inequality.