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Executive Coaching

The Future Of Your Company Is Now

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 03.03.2015 | Small Business
Gregory P. Demetriou

Now comes the challenge: Success has brought you to a point where the old ways of doing things are no longer as reliable as they once were.

Finding Ourselves in Translation

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.03.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By Justine Lutterodt My life has been defined by straddling multiple identities. As a child growing up in the U.S. with a white English mother and...

7 Ways To Get The Passion Back In A Very Long Marriage

Tim Peek | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

I knew the honeymoon had to end sometime. But I was still shocked the day I realized my wife had become a sort of business partner in the enterprise that was our family. Careers, kids and endless logistics had squeezed out our passion.

How To Be There For Your Spouse When Things Go Right

Meg Dennison | Posted 02.26.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

When it came to celebrating my husband's professional accomplishments, I wasn't the first to congratulate him. I felt jealous of his time in the limelight for very public recognition of his accomplishments in a career I had given up to care for our family. And I also interpreted his success as taking away from mine.

What Kind of Resources Are Your Humans?

Nesrin Everett | Posted 02.25.2015 | Business
Nesrin Everett

Do you invest in the organization you join, by bringing your best efforts to the table and having the right attitude for a long-term commitment, or are you simply doing the bare minimum and collecting a pay check?

A Toolbox for Managing Email Overwhelm at Work

David Brendel | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business
David Brendel

The problem presented by too many emails and too little time to reply is not new. But much of the advice about how to manage this challenge is unrealistic. Here are three strategy considerations for those of us who continue to receive far too many emails.

Change the Story and Change Everything

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 02.23.2015 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

We all build stories to explain what we see. They are neither true nor untrue, they are simply our interpretation of what we notice. These stories create our attitudes at work and how we are viewed by others. Where are your stories helping you, and where might they be holding you back?

Are Your Problems Repeating Themselves?

Mike Harden | Posted 02.19.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

We have problems that repeat themselves over and over again, and we do nothing to fix them. We simply react each time they happen. These problems are called systemic problems. They reoccur and we deal with them each and every time they happen, but we never really fix them.

Do You Hate Asking for Money? Here's a New Way to Look at Fundraising.

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 02.17.2015 | Impact
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Fearing "the ask" is a professional hazard, and I want to help reframe the experience so that you can get out there, raise more money and actually start to enjoy doing it.

Living With My Inner Brian Williams

Tim Peek | Posted 02.21.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

The most puzzling aspect of Williams' downfall is why such a wildly successful man would feel the need to puff himself up with such adolescent chest-thumping.

I'm Sorry I Was A Horrible Manager

Rena DeLevie | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Rena DeLevie

Dear people who reported to me when I first started managing, I'm sorry.

How One Couple Turned An Epic Fight Into Fuel For Love

Meg Dennison | Posted 02.05.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

We had a fight the other day, a big, messy fight that scared us both. Tim and I dug ourselves in so deeply and so quickly, I wondered if this was the moment that would mark the end of our 28-year marriage.

Beyond the Development Plan: 5 No Cost Ways to Inspire Others to Greatness

Laura Berger | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

Now in a new year with performance planning in the rear-view, as c-level executives and leaders, what more can you do to cascade a culture of achievement throughout your organization?

Why My 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Marriage Didn't Work

Tim Peek | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

Somewhere in the middle of my marriage, I gave up. I had built up an inventory of complaints -- Meg's bossiness, my withdrawal from physical contact, our adequate but perfunctory sex life -- but resolving them just seemed too daunting to be in the realm of possibility, so I kept them to myself.

Leading Well: Know When and How to Be Tough

David Peck | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
David Peck

A tough message and tone -- used sparingly, privately and deliberately -- is a necessary leadership tool.

How A Glue Stick Brought My Husband And I Closer Together

Meg Dennison | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

Instead of thinking of the year ahead as a problem to be solved, we've found we're much more likely to consider the potentials -- without getting stopped by the impossibility of what our creative brain comes up with.

15 Exercises to Pump Up Your Leadership Skills

David Peck | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business
David Peck

You take yourself to the gym... so why not strengthen your leadership "muscles" too? Coaching executives and aspiring leaders across many roles, industries and geographies over many years, I've prepped for you a quick-hit list of 15 exercises to help build your leadership muscles.

8 Elements Of A Sincere Apology

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Next time you're in a position to apologize, do it the right way even though it might be difficult. The gain far outweighs any anxiety you may have over saying, "I am sorry."

The One (Dance) Move That Saved My Marriage

Tim Peek | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

Guys -- especially married guys -- hate dancing, and I am no exception. Problem is, my wife loves to dance. But she knew I didn't dance when we met, so that was just part of the deal.

3 Ways To Reignite Your Long-Dead Sexy Side

Meg Dennison | Posted 01.06.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

One day I woke up to the realization that I wanted to feel more heat in my life. I wanted to feel more flow, more desire and, well, sexier. And unlike all those magazine articles offering advice on how to turn on my man, I wanted to feel sexier for myself. If it also turned on my husband, even better.

3 Ways I Plan To Be A Better Lover In 2015

Tim Peek | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

I'm committing to three things in 2015 to become a better lover, partner and husband to my wife: active appreciation, taking responsibility, and telling the truth. I didn't always do these things, but I've discovered a direct correlation to better sex, fun and closeness in our relationship.

This One Simple Habit Transformed My Marriage

Meg Dennison | Posted 02.21.2015 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

A quick peck on my cheek, as he dashed out to catch the train for long days at work in New York City -- that's how Tim and I parted each day. We came together again in the same way with a greeting that acknowledged we occupied the same space, but left me longing for a racy Hollywood embrace.

Corporate Antibodies: Don't Let Them Kill Your Growth Strategies

Laura Berger | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

You, as corporate leaders, have been given an unprecedented advantage to show growth and results. Interest rates are historically low and corporate cash positions strong. The masses know it, and they are expecting fireworks.

Dear Executive: A Holiday Wish...

Christine McKinney Pfeiffer | Posted 02.15.2015 | Business
Christine McKinney Pfeiffer

Yes... you in the C-Suite. You worked very hard to get where you are. Your name is in the box at the top of that organization chart. Congratulations and happy holidays! You are smart, well connected, and you have great intentions. (Let's be honest...you also had some lucky breaks along the way).

No One Told Us! The Unspoken Challenges of Being an Executive Director

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 02.13.2015 | Money
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

The challenges are real and the job is tough, but being an Executive Director has the potential to be life-defining and unbelievably rewarding.