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5 Tips On Being A Successful Leader

  Are you vying for an executive leadership role in the organization you work for? Or perhaps you have held a leadership role for a while, and are looking to fine tune your skills? Or maybe becoming an executive leader is part of your five-year plan? No matter where you fall, great leadership is essential…


5 Tips For Better Time Management

We had hoped technology would give us more time, more resources and more capabilities for better time management. However, it seems to cause us to use more time. In addition to all the meetings and luncheons we attend, we are constantly looking at our phones: answering and sending emails, texting, tweeting, blogging and so on.…


Making A Career Switch

Are you thinking about making a change in your career? You’re not alone. On average, a person will make a career switch at least five to seven times during their working years. While this may be the trend in today’s business climate, I would encourage you to ask yourself the following five questions before you…


Why Strategic Planning?

This is the time of year that many businesses focus on strategic planning for the year ahead. And why? For starters, a number of quantifiable studies have validated that a comprehensive strategic plan effects quality performance in heightened operating ratios, increased market share and an excellent return on investment. Strategic planning also helps you accomplish…


How to be a Good Board Member Serving a Nonprofit

Serving as a board member for a nonprofit looks great on your resume, yes, but more than that it’s rewarding. When you as the board member and the nonprofit are well matched, we can guarantee both parties will benefit. But how do you choose the right nonprofit? And once you have agreed to serve on…


Great Email Communication: Do’s and Don’ts

Did you know that the average worker spends 30 hours a week checking their email? That means for most workers they spend just as much time on email as they do performing their work tasks. While that statistic may sound high, the truth is this: email is an important cornerstone in today’s workplace culture. It’s…


3 Ways to Overcome Networking Fears

A fear of networking is not only common, it’s normal. And why? For starters, networking forces you out of your comfort zone, requires you to make new professional connections and quickly build relationships with people you probably don’t know well or at all. When it comes to navigating the networking process, what is your biggest…


What is a Leadership Coach?

When it comes to professional coaching, there are a lot of titles that exist: leadership coach, career coach, life coach, and as such many people tend to think they all do the same thing. This could not be further from the truth. There are some distinct differences between each of these coaching titles, and today…


April 2014 Newsletter


A Formula for Great Performance

Results-driven strategies for better business As written, many recent studies have shown “Technical Skills” only represent 20% contribution into our performance. The remaining 80% comes from “Personal and Communication Skills” (decision making, assertiveness, authenticity, commitment to grow, enthusiasm, judgment, energy level, resourcefulness, honesty, integrity, optimism, persistence, initiative, how to connect with people quickly and easily).…