Tag Archives: executive development coach

Secret Ingredient for Business & Personal Accomplishments? Sense of Urgency…

Over the span of a lengthy business career, I have had the opportunity to witness businesses that thrived and businesses that struggled. One of the observations I made along the way was that there are few ingredients more important to a leader who is intent on building...
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A Thankful Time of Year

I love Thanksgiving, don’t you? What a great holiday! It’s got everything, a homecoming with loved ones and friends, a feast, a bit of football on the television, and possibly even a turkey-induced nap or two…. This year I’m incredibly thankful for another bountiful year of...
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Why Do My Employees Hate These KPIs?

I had a good conversation the other day with one of the leaders from a local company. He was frustrated, with good reason, because his staff was really pushing back on his efforts to focus them on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). In general, they found them to...
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When and How to Let Someone Go with Respect

Many of us struggle with conflict, and with doing the difficult task that is absolutely necessary. Sometimes, that difficult task is deciding whether to let one of our associates go, and then actually firing them. I get asked about this topic regularly and have decided to...
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How Can I Develop Ownership Mentality in My Associates?

I had a conversation earlier this week with my friend, Mike, who was wondering how to go about building ownership mentality and accountability into his growing team of emerging leaders. He convinced me that I might be able to help some other new Emerging Leaders to...
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