Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tips for Testing Your Strategic Plan

Here are some questions I will be asking in the next few months, “tips” for my clients, new and existing, regarding strategy and execution.  Some are for-profit companies and some are non-profits. All have at stake their own success and … Continue reading

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Thank God for the catfish…

“They used to tank cod from Alaska all the way to China. They’d keep them in vats in the ship. By the time the codfish reached China the flesh was mush and tasteless. So this guy came up with this … Continue reading

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Develop Your Self-Inquiry Skills with Coaching

One of my goal’s as your life and business strategist and coach, is to develop your self-inquiry skills and ensure you practice them. Self-inquiry is based on an assumption that you need less advice and more safe space to access … Continue reading

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7 Reminders for the Listening Leader

If you are a leader or ever hope to be considered by others as a leader, you must learn to communicate. I have asked thousands of people over the years about what they consider to be the qualities of a … Continue reading

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How do you get better when you’re already so good?

“How do I get better when I’m already so good?”  OK, so maybe you would never really ask this about yourself, let alone your team or your organization. I believe you could say it though, with all honesty. I believe … Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Success, Simply?

I want to be a person whose children, wife, friends and clients feel comfortable and confident in coming to me with anything – any thought, feeling, fear, joy, regret or experience they choose to share with me.  That’s a very … Continue reading

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