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Pre-New Year Is A Smart Time To Forge Your Career Strategy for 2015.

You’re not happy with your job. Or you might not have a job at the moment. Most people in this position will look at the month of December as a time of rest and relaxation and tell themselves that they will begin their brand-new job search on January 1, 2015.

Unfortunately, they will be far behind […]

Why Your Good Leadership Isn’t Great.

Good To Great. An incredible book by Jim Collins — relates how certain companies overcame their obstacles and pushed themselves from being just good companies to the stars of their industry. How they made the leap, what they did, and what they didn't do. How can you make the leadership leap with your team and go from just being a good leader (and that isn't bad at all) to a great leader? Here are some basic qualities most leaders use and how to kick each one up a notch to great:

Are You A Bonus Delivery Officer?

What the heck is a Bonus Delivery Officer?

Our Favorite Four-Letter Word Starts With An ‘F’.

We all have some sort of fear at some level at some time in our life. It might be a very present fear staring us in the face or it might be a background fear hiding in the attic — but it's still there doing it's dirty work.

Thinking Big vs. Thinking Small.

Find yourself thinking small? Too afraid to think big?

How To Better Control Your Time.

Time is the one thing you can never get back. So you need to be careful with it, don’t waste it, don’t hurry through it, and use it effectively.

You need to CONTROL your time.

How do you do that? It’s easy and it’s hard — here are some tips: […]

Be Proud Of Yourself.

As a coach, one of my responsibilities is to help my clients acknowledge their accomplishments. Why?

Because we don’t. We get so caught up in the rat-race, getting things done, moving as fast as possible — and we don’t take the time to stop and review where we are and where we’ve come from.

A big part of my job is acknowledgement — I help my clients fully appreciate where they are in life — all the hard work, all the sweat and tears, all the long nights and early mornings — everything.

Why? It gives us perspective. […]

How To Close Your Year With A Bang (and have fun too).

Here's how to make the last two months of 2011 count.

Why Leaders Can’t Coach.

"All coaching is, is taking a player where he can't take himself." - Bill McCartney When executives coach, they commonly make the mistake of downplaying their role as the boss. Confusion occurs with the associate and coaching fails. To be clear, a boss is the one who holds people accountable for results. A coach helps people increase their skills to achieve the results.

BRAG — Toot Your Own Horn Without Blowing It.

Most people can’t sell themselves. The Best Salespeople, who obliterate their numbers every year selling products and services - have a hard time developing a personal talk-track. Accomplished Executives, who are comfortable pitching in boardrooms, convincing multi-nationals to sign on the dotted line — have a hard time in interviews for a new position. Business Owners, day-in and day-out, have the best location, web-site, media, and business card — have a hard time coming up with a simple process to close the deal.