Category Archives: Leader Development

Business Coaching, Business Secret, High Performance, Influence for Success, Leader Development, Learning From Mistakes

There is a tremendous amount of “psychobabble” out there about the keys to personal success. Lots of quick-fix soothsayers that have the mystical magic cure. I generally subscribe…
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Blind Spots, Building a Better Team, Business Secret, High Performance, Identifying Talent, Leader Development, Learning From Mistakes

As a corporate leader, I have made a ton of mistakes over the years and one of the biggest has been one of hubris. I believed that I…
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Business Coaching, Executive Coaching, Influence for Success, Leader Development

Some of the most uplifting and important stories in business, are the emotion-filled stories from emerging leaders about the coaching they received from a senior business mentor.  I…
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Business Secret, Executive Coaching, Influence for Success, Leader Development, Leadership

Every management expert professes to have created the best definition for leadership.  I have read many of them and certainly made my own list of leadership attributes that…
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Blind Spots, Business Secret, Leader Development, Taking Time to Think

Over the years I have watched many talented mid-level executives work on their skills and expertise with the goal of getting noticed and then promoted.  As I compare…
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Execution, Leader Development, Learning From Mistakes, Managing Pressure & Stress

I perform in a very small musical group.  I really enjoy making a contribution, being part of a group, the creative outlet, and the amazing harmonic sounds when…
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Identifying Talent, Leader Development, Leadership, Learning From Mistakes, Strategy

Today during an intense coaching session with a very successful and talented executive, I heard a story that I have heard so many times before…… ”Our business has…
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Advice for Business Majors, Executive Coaching, Leader Development, Leadership, Learning From Mistakes

Be prepared to show the boss the chip on your shoulder.  Why are you worth investing my effort in you?  Be different. Don’t underestimate the importance of influencing…
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Identifying Talent, Leader Development, Leadership

Much has been written about the successful traits of real leaders.  Here is my recipe for a leader that I would follow: Attitude: Real leaders stay positive and…
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Executive Coaching, Leader Development, Learning From Mistakes, Team Dynamics

One of the biggest challenges for a business leader is successfully project your chosen leadership style while inspiring your team to get results for your business.  Most senior…
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