Category Archives: attitude

Change Perspective to Change Performance

What are you trying to change? Nearly everyone is looking to change something: business results, the quality of a relationship, physical health, job satisfaction, the color of your living room walls… I like to call these desired changes Performance, and … Continue reading

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Leadership and A Good Life

No few “secrets to happiness”, or “easy steps to a great life”, or “keys to effective leadership”…but a great place to begin a life of authentic self-expression that adds value through relationships is this: Your attitude can always be improved. … Continue reading

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5 Qualities of the Happy, Successful Person

Passion – Happy successful people love to work, they love to play, and they know the difference. They love what they do and they do what they love. Goals – Happy, successful people have a vision for a happy life, … Continue reading

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The Leadership "Bug" That’s Highly Resistant to Treatment

It’s a tenacious little virus that can effect anyone from time to time, but it is especially harmful to leaders, or anyone who aspires to grow their influence.  And this bug is highly resistant to treatment. In her new book, due … Continue reading

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Why Questions Are More Powerful Than Answers

Now I am a business coach. Then I was a career coach. And for several years my job was to help people with disabilities find employment. So much of what I learned Then is powerfully helpful Now. One story in … Continue reading

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Yo-Yos and Leadership Are Not The Same (Part 3 in a Series)

What makes training valuable to both the individual learner and the organization in which the learner performs? Consider the boy who brings his first yo-yo home from school.  You show him a few tricks that you learned as a child. With … Continue reading

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A Leader’s Prayer

Powerful, truly God-inspired and something you will want to keep, from my good friend, coach Julie Poland.  Julie is the author of the game-changing book on leadership and organizational development, Changing Results by Changing Behavior: The Process Every Leader Needs … Continue reading

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Everything I know I learned on the toilet?

You might say Becky Morris gets a little “potty mouthed” today, all to make you privy to some thoughtful ideas that we think you will appreciate. MAS Okay, I am going to take you somewhere today that you may find … Continue reading

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What to do when team work is not "just fine"

So many managers, owners and team leaders ask me to help them with developing their teams at work. A common struggle is the difficulty in gauging how the work team really feels about their group dynamics. Here are a few … Continue reading

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What should I expect from a coach? Part One

I cannot speak for other coaches, but I can share what you should expect from me. In fact, over the next three posts I will share 12 things to expect from me as your coach. I enjoy my clients; they … Continue reading

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