Archive for 2012

Coaching Discussed By Alyssa Freas On Biz Talk With Josh Smith

Alyssa Freas was a guest December 13, 2012 on  “Biz Talk With Josh Smith,”  a weekly business radio talk show focusing on entrepreneurs, small, women, minority and veteran-owned businesses.   Discussion centered around the value of coaching […]

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Don’t Let Fatigue Drain Your Executive Vitality

Don’t Let Fatigue Drain Your Executive Vitality

Executive Vitality is an executive’s exuberance, mental vigor, capacity for meaning or purpose, and power to grow. All these critical leadership characteristics are diminished by the fatal vitality drain—fatigue. Recently, I read a great piece […]

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Credible Leadership Provides Intense Alignment and Guardrails

Credible Leadership Provides Intense Alignment and Guardrails

The link below will take you to a New York Times interview with the president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide. What I found of particular interest and value were his comments on culture and the importance […]

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Teams Pulling Together-Aligning Teams for Results

Teams Pulling Together-Aligning Teams for Results

As I head off to take part in the Vineman triathlon (my first!), I am reflecting on my four years of watching the Tour de France.  It has become abundantly clear to me that the […]

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The Power of Leadership

The Power of Leadership

Martin Luther King described power as  “the ability to effect change.” When you are in a leadership position you have the potential to make a difference in the world with and through other people.   During […]

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Fireworks in the Workplace

Fireworks in the Workplace

Happy Fourth of July Holiday Week! personal loans for people with bad credit On July 3, 1776, John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, after the Continental Congress had decided to proclaim the American colonies […]

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Accountability and Consequences

Accountability and Consequences

As many of you may know, one of billionaire Warren Buffett’s top executives, Denis Abrams, CEO of Benjamin Moore, was given a “pink slip” after he and some of his other senior employees took off […]

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Sometimes You Just Have To Stop

Sometimes You Just Have To Stop

Today I had a day planned at my home office to catch up, relax, and then have an early evening with friends. As often is the case in our professional and personal lives, things didn’t […]

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The Path To Performance: Part 2

The Path To Performance: Part 2

Last week we talked about how endurance athletes create a path to performance and linked that to organizational life. This week we review what steps successful leaders take to create a path to performance with […]

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The Path To Performance

The Path To Performance

The path to performance in any organization must be clear.  My goal in working with executives is to keep to a minimum the complexity of how to achieve leadership excellence and organizational success and focus […]

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