Individual Coaching & Self-Improvement

Gaining Strength

Everyone is a Snowflake

A consciousness of everyone's uniqueness and a respect for it will help us be more successful in communications.

15.5 Powerful Reasons to Make Goal Setting A Habit

If you want to know why goals are so important and how you can benefit from making them a habit in your business and life, here are 15.5 powerful reasons

Are You More Productive Then You Were Five Years Ago?

Less people doing more work, ever changing demands from our clients are certainly causes of lost productivity and lower morale. In my experience, the biggest culprit of lost productivity is uncertainty.

Happiness in 30 days or Less (and it's free)!

Some colleagues and I were recently discussing success, the book "The Power of the Subconscious Mind" and how the subconscious can impact one's success.

Do You Learn From Failure, Or Just Wring Your Hands?

There are failures that can be seen as intelligent failures.

Spirituality and Success

In these demanding times it's not uncommon for successful people to experience an imbalance between their professional and personal areas of life. Spirituality is often a personal area busy professionals want to develop further; to help them strike a better balance between the professional and personal sides of life.

January First: Inspiring A New Beginning!

What really inspires you? I'd like to share a story about getting in touch with your inspiration.

Focus on Meaningful Goals

The big challenge is determining what is most meaningful to us, and this is not necessarily an easy task.

Speaking Up Is Hard To Do!

If you research the topic, you will uncover scientific studies that explain the changes in your brain and plausible explanations for why it is hard to do.

A Trigger from Flash Foresight

The specific trigger that they called "Take your biggest problem and skip it", really got my thoughts crankin'.

The Generational Gap: "Can't we all just get along?"

It is critically important to utilize the differences between generations to identify and seek out the strengths represented by each. Melding those strengths together, and understanding how individuals in each segment of the workforce population think, will lead to cohesive, productive and supportive teams.

Opportunity to Lower Your Health Care Cost?

UPI recently reported that those engaged in their work tend to report excellent health, but emotionally disconnected workers tend to report poor health.

Knowing Who We Are Helps In Determining Who We Want To Be: The Power of Personal Assessments

Given the pressures of day-to-day business, it is hard to step away and get an objective look at how we are operating and what our strengths are. There are simple to administer tools that objectively measure effectiveness both at an organizational and individual level.

The Importance of Coaching

A coach is a person who engages in an interaction intended to enhance performance or facilitate change in another. A coach helps others to discover and do what works, that is, do the right things in the right way for the right reasons to achieve the right results.

9 ¬ĺ Tips to Get Things Done Video Script

Over the past 20 plus years we have been helping businesses to get things done. During that time, we have found that some of the main reasons that "things don't get done" are related to an incomplete understanding of the: scope, urgency, overall risk, as well as customer perspective of the job. click here to watch the video

You Can't Lead or Manage Without a Large Dose of Confidence

Confidence is the expectation of positive outcomes. Confidence is not arrogance, conceit, or complacency. The confident leader or manager believes that persistance and hard work will win out most every time over talented but insecure people. Confidence is contagious.

Schedule Your Priorities

Stephen Covey expressed it in terms of a compass being a better tool for time management than a watch. In other words they shifted their paradigm from trying to cram more activities into less time to just doing the things that were really important to do. They concentrated on the few activities that contributed the greatest value.

Getting the *%$^%$ Project Done!

What is the difference between those who can and those who will struggle? Here is a tongue-in-cheek treatment that you may appreciate.

Managing to Get Things Done

Managing a project, especially on a large scale, requires thorough planning which will pay off in the completion of it. The more thought you put into it, the smoother things will run and the less time you will be spending scrambling on your contingency plan.

Have We Become Attention Deficit Tacticians?

As we become a nation of "attention deficit tacticians", we will struggle with maintaining the focus needed to implement a viable solution.

Purging Personal Paralysis

To purge, according to Encarta is to get rid of opponents or remove something undesirable. Personal is self explanatory and paralysis is defined as loss of movement or inactivity, failure to take action or make progress. Putting it altogether--it describes getting rid of our own failure to take action or make progress.

Dare to Dream

Create a notebook or journal and dare to dream on paper. Create a "Dream Inventory" to help you crystallize your dreams.

Creating Affluence

Quite often I find myself in a conversation about the even flow of energy. You know what I mean: you get back what you send out.

Dissecting Procrastination

Most people think about what they DON'T want! Often we avoid the work necessary to achieve the goal or perhaps avoid recognizing the consequences of not achieving a goal

Trusting Your Gut: How to Lead Using Your Instincts

Instinct is insight based not on reason but on awareness. When we allow it back into our consciousness, we can become more effective in many parts of life, including our role as a leader.

Leading Yourself and Others: It All Begins With You

Leaders represent the elite among the many managers and officers found in corporate America. However, for all their diversity, there is one thing all leaders have in common - true leaders get results.

Character Counts! Part 4

Responsibility means doing what you are supposed to do and doing what you say you will do. It means to persevere. To keep on trying and always do your best.

Character Counts! Part 3

Bullying is defined as words or behaviors which are intentional, repeated & frequent, hurtful and manifest a perceived imbalance of power.

Character Counts! Part 2

Caring is feeling kindness for people, animals and the earth and expressing feeling through acts of generosity and service. Caring people understand the feelings of others and go out of their way to help them

Character Counts!

Building character in youth and maintaining the tenants of character throughout their development, promises a society of adults who live their lives based on principles. The ethics I learned from my parents and teachers has helped me understand my role in this development and guide me through difficult decisions.