Archive for May, 2011

the goals we don’t (but should) acknowledge

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

"The Goals We Don't (But Should) Acknowledge"

Goals.  We all have them.  Some typical goals might include things like:
  • Generate $10,000 in sales this month
  • Develop 10 new clients
  • Double company market share
Goals can be motivating and by definition, they (hopefully) set the framework for our critical tasks list from day to day and week to week. What you rarely hear are goals like these:
  • I don't want to fail
  • I don't want to look stupid
  • I don't want to make mistakes
But the    Read More

don’t just do your job, re-invent it

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011
I recently posted a video of a powerful speech given by Xerox CEO Ursula Burns to a group of MIT students.  It was engaging and informative on many levels and if you have the chance, I highly encourage you to click here to listening to the entire clip. Of the many meaningful insights she shared in this speech to eager MIT students on the topic of leadership, it was something that she shared related to career management that really gave me food for    Read More

get rid of your to-do list

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

"If You Want To Get More Accomplished, Get Rid of Your To-Do List"

From sales professionals to CEO's, there is one BIG common challenge that we all face - How do we get everything done? Twenty-four hours just doesn't seem to be enough. Adding to the challenge is the fact that rarely are things removed from our pile; instead, our plates only seem to get higher and higher still. "To-do" lists have become futile and more and more, we seem to engage in crisis    Read More

announcing coaching without borders

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
In today's post, I wanted to share with all of you my excitement over a new program we launched this week - COACHING WITHOUT BORDERS.  I was inspired to create the program after I received a referral a couple of weeks ago for a young man who had begun a company about a year ago. Like most burgeoning entrepreneurs, the first year was one of struggles and challenges and he was referred to us for coaching and leadership training. Unfortunately, he    Read More