Coaches Corner

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The “Elon Musk Leadership” Effect!

Dec 9, 2020

The business world, and its observers, have been awed by Elon Musk’s wild success in business. As you probably know, he recently rose to the rank of second wealthiest man in the world. This is largely due to the increase in market value of Tesla’s stock. Of course, the meteoric rise in Tesla’s stock price…

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Don’t Stress It!

Dec 2, 2020

24/7 high-level stress! Start-up founders are famous for thinking they can work this way indefinitely. Here’s the story of the co-founders of Front, who believed they could handle it, until… One developed cancer. The other had a breakdown that left her unable to function for months. When they were able to get their attention back on…

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Choose Your Reactions!

Nov 25, 2020

As the quarantine wears on, it’s important to remind ourselves that we can always choose our reactions. Whatever is happening around us, our mindset is a choice we can make: Positive, or negative Happy, or unhappy Productive, or idle Taking charge, or worrying. I first wrote about this in March when none of us had any idea…

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What Is Emotional Intelligence?

Nov 18, 2020

“Emotional intelligence”, or EQ, has become a popular buzzword in business recently. What does emotional intelligence mean? I guess you could call it a fancy term for what we used to know as “soft skills”. Buzzwords seem to turn up in every pursuit employing a unique skill set. People love to throw them around, because…

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Keep The Positive Energy!

Nov 11, 2020

Here I focus on a fascinating audio interview with Donnie Tuttle and Keziah Robinson. Donnie styles his interviews as “The Purpose Driven Executive”. Keeping positive energy is key to satisfaction with your results, and a happy life. I truly hope that’s why you do what you do!¬†Keziah Robinson¬†was Donnie’s recent interviewee, She talks about keeping…

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What Is Your Core Talent?

Nov 4, 2020

Jack Canfield, of Chicken Soup for the Soul fame, followed that blockbuster with other bestsellers. Among those is The Success Principles, a book which Eric Lofholm discussed during October in his free 15-minute daily motivational call. Last Thursday Eric focused on Canfield’s principle #39, where he reminds us that we each have a core talent. We are so good…

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Do You Take Enough Action?

Oct 27, 2020

Several years ago I was appointed Chief Pilot for a freight airline. We were incurring a high rate of “ramp strikes” – propellers or wing tips striking something on the ramp. Damage! Delays – a mortal sin in the freight business! Management’s patience was wearing thin! In discussions with many pilots I detected a mindset…

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Connect! Connect! Connect!

Oct 21, 2020

As you’ve noticed, I often mine Alex Sanfilippo’s Creating a Brand podcasts for “golden nuggets”. I found a real gem to share with you this week, I think! I hope you agree. Michelle Tillis Lederman and I have been connected on LinkedIn for some time. Her approach to communication and teamwork fits right in with mine. Michelle…

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What Do The World’s Most Effective Leaders Do?

Oct 14, 2020

My continuous quest for ideas to help leaders do business better led me to this article by Justin Breen. Justin is the founder and CEO of BrEpic, a PR company that leverages a brand’s unique story to grow. In that work he interviews hundreds of high-performing entrepreneurs. He’s identified 8 patterns of these leaders that appear repeatedly. I…

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