Posts filed as “Coaching”

Do it Like Zorro – Control Your Circle

Wall Street today was a street of vanished hopes, of curiously silent apprehension and of a sort of paralyzed hypnosis yesterday. Little groups gathered here and there to discuss the fall in prices in hushed and awed tones. – New York Times, Oct 30, 1929 You might expect that at that moment in 1929, and…

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Learn from Positive Deviants

On December 1, 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks, at age 42, refused to obey bus driver James Blake’s order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. In her own words, she was “tired of giving in.” As a popular Zen Buddhist story goes: Two monks were returning to…

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Don’t go it alone. Give Trust.

“I don’t care how talented you are, if you cannot work as part of a team, you cannot reach ultimate success.  With a talented team that wants to work together, you can accomplish anything.  I have taken very talented smart people who did not play on a team and shown them the door.” – Joe…

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Your Carbon Strategy is a Market Opportunity

We recently had the opportunity to film Andy Hoffman, at the University of Michigan Ross School of Management, regarding market opportunities in a carbon-constrained world.  He frames the discussion in a purely apolitical manner – regulation is emerging at the state, federal and international levels that will dictate corporate carbon emissions; the question for you…

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Coaching: It’s not about you

Effective coaching isn’t complicated, and mostly it isn’t about you. According to Marshall Goldsmith, the key to effective coaching is more about asking the right questions than providing answers. Since people only change if they want to, the most valuable thing you can do as a leader is to pose the right kinds of questions…

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Marshall Goldsmith Live June 26: Life is good!

Our live interactive webcast on June 26 with Marshall Goldsmith was a fantastic success! We broadcast this event live and interactive to organizations internationally by webcast, satellite and videoconference and the response thus far has been universally positive. He covered material based on his new best-selling book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There,…

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