Coaches Corner

Actionable information to help you grow your practice.

Don’t Waste Your Time!

May 12, 2021

Recently I’ve happily discovered It’s a refreshingly open-minded site where people can post their writing about pretty much anything. You might find some things there that will offend you with vulgarity, “forbidden” topics, “out-there” opinions, or whatever. Nonetheless, I applaud a site where people can post what they choose. I just ran across a good…

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Be A Leader, Not A Manager!

May 5, 2021

A leader doesn’t tell people what to do! Does that strike you as a contradiction? Read on. In these letters, we’ve often examined aspects of what constitutes genuine leadership. Recently I listened to one of the best in-depth looks at this issue I’ve come across. We’ll learn that the leader’s job is to provide the…

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Gratitude and Acquaintances

Apr 28, 2021

This week I depart from my usual theme of what you can do to improve your business and/or life. That said, this is somewhat related, as we often talk here about the value of gratitude. The story I’m about to relate is to celebrate my gratitude for a chance meeting with new and very interesting…

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Gain More By Doing Less!

Apr 21, 2021

Many people believe they can be more productive by striving to do more. Most people will gain more by doing less rather than by doing more. The key is to do more of what’s important by doing fewer things. Most of the many things on a typical day’s to-do list mean very little in the…

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Are You “Backable”?

Apr 14, 2021

Have you started a business? Applied for a job? Do you plan any of these? Have you struggled to find the financial backing you needed to get the business “kicked off?” Many, if not most, entrepreneurs have stumbled on this block. Alex Sanfilippo, (Creating a Brand podcasts), recently interviewed Suneel Gupta, who talks about his recently…

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Be Authentic!

Apr 8, 2021

Each week, unless I stumble a great idea (I often do!), I search for meaningful content to be the basis of the week’s article. This week I came across several essays related to authenticity. I decided to build on that theme, without pointing to one particular article. The concept is: Are you, or someone you’ve…

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Who Helps You Achieve Your Goals?

Mar 31, 2021

You may remember my coach and mentor Ben Hardy from a recent issue. In case you didn’t see that issue or don’t remember Ben, I’ll repeat my introduction to him: Benjamin Hardy holds a Ph.D. in organizational psychology. He’s also the author of Personality Isn’t Permanent and several other books exploring personality change. He knows what he’s talking about!…

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Maintaining Mental Health In The Face Of Challenges

Mar 25, 2021

As the quarantine, however severe it currently is for you, wears on, your mindset can turn negative. This is hardly a healthy or effective way to face issues in your life and business. So once again, I’m offering some suggestions to help you keep a positive outlook in the face of challenges. Joely Simon, an Inc. magazine…

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New Perspective = New Reality!

Mar 18, 2021

This week, we return to our common theme of directly addressing leadership. What is it? How, specifically, does one accomplish effective leadership? Sam Shriver is the Executive Vice President at The Center for Leadership Studies. In a recent LinkedIn Live episode, he interviewed Daryl Davis, an accomplished pianist and civil rights activist extraordinaire. Davis has…

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