Archive for July, 2011

coaching is not for everyone

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

"Coaching may be popular but it's NOT for everyone"


As few as five to seven years ago, coaching was still primarily attributed to the world of sports.  Now, we see the term "coaching" applied in every genre - business, music, finances, entertainment, health, etc.   Anyone has at their disposal, the ability to apply coachable moments in the conduct of their work, but a qualified few can apply coaching concepts as a discipline and skill set specifically designed to generate effective results for their client or target audience. The beauty of coaching    Read More

secrets of successful managers

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

"Secrets of Successful Managers"

Successful managers are not perfect but they do get more done, get more out of their team and have better retention rates than their unsuccessful peers.  Because we are complex human beings, management success seldom boils down to a succinct list of traits so while not comprehensive, here are eight at the top that can definitely advance your success.
  • Are comfortable in their own skin
This is the one secret that we often see in successful managers that is seldom discussed.  Successful managers just seem to exude a confidence    Read More

are you halfway there or is the year just halfway over?

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011
For some reason, while celebrating over last weeks holiday weekend, I found myself really thinking about this concept of independence...of freedom.... The year is now half over and if you're like most folks, you probably made some resolutions (or otherwise set goals) at the start of the year.   I wonder - what did you declare to yourself that you would be "free from" in 2011?  What did you declare your independence from? January 1st is a time of declared promises..of fresh starts.  Does any of this sound familiar? In 2011, I will.. ..lose weight. ..gain more vitality. ..find a better    Read More

the court room vs. your office (how the casey anthony saga can help you grow)

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

"The Court Room vs. Your Office (How the Casey Anthony Saga can Help You Grow)"

Anger. Outrage. Injustice. These feelings rang so loudly in my head when I heard the Casey Anthony verdict that I could focus on little else.  NO justice for little Calee. As the day wore on however, I found myself reflecting on the events of the past several months.  Of the cases presented by the defense and the prosecutors, of the perspective of the jurors, of the impetus of my own anger and outrage and (as always) what I could learn    Read More

declare your independence too

Monday, July 4th, 2011
Declare your independence On this day, we wanted to take a moment to wish each and everyone of you a wonderful and safe holiday weekend. As you enjoy family, fireworks and festivities, remember that we celebrate this day as a reminder of the America's declaration of independence from Britain and along with it the great freedoms and liberties we enjoy every day. In this land, anything is possible. Continue to be great!    Read More