Executive Coaching

Leaders Don’t Ignore Their Instincts

Coaching requires insight, thoughtfulness, analysis and sharing. It also requires a keen and astute ability to detach truthfulness from mendaciousness and to extract facts from communications. These same traits are required for good leadership: lead by example, share experiences, show enthusiasm for learning and (usually) don’t take what you see at face value. All of…

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Let Intuition Be Your Guide: Secret Three

One of the primary reasons top leaders are able to make tough decisions is because they have learned to trust their intuitive instincts. Bill Gates says, “Often you have to rely on intuition.” This is part three of my three-part series on the secrets of great management. Sometimes you’ll have to let intuition be your…

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Startup Stock Photos Competitions are a great motivational tool for increasing performance. Findings of Coren Apicella and Johanna Mollerstrom, Professors who have studied competition among women and its effects on success and productivity. Women in the workplace are often reluctant to compete with other women, keeping them from success and perpetuating gender inequalities in the…

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Mindfulness: Getting to the Good Stuff Part 2

“Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen!” – Rumi In my last post I wrote to you of mindfulness and defined it as… … a vehicle toward enlightenment and understanding. … a tool to open your eyes, mind and heart in ways that will provide insight into what…

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