Are you swimming in the pool of leadership?

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“Being a leader is like being a lady. If you have to say you are, you are not.”    – Margaret Thatcher I typically shy away from obviously sex-based comments like Mrs. Thatcher made.  Yet, I have been studying a lot lately about how to create and discover more coaching clients.  And I find there is…

Should we “BE” or “LOOK” Likeable?

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  I recall the first time I discovered it was important to be likeable.  It happened when I realized just how unlikeable I was to my two younger sisters.  I was probably 10 or so years old and my mother had assigned me several household chores required to be completed to perfection. My sisters arrived…

7 Strategies Leaders Can Implement to Stay Focused

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If fear, time, making a mistake, or hurting feelings were not a factor, what would I want to do next as a leader?  As a leader, have you noticed that you often put off acting on the important and yet more challenging opportunities?  What actions do you put off? Have you caught yourself avoiding doing what…

Tilt 365 Can Focus You and Your Team

While attending a powerful seminar about Tilt 365 for Teams and Culture last week, I was struck, once again, how “micro-initiatives can create macro-impact,” Relly Nadler, Psy.D, 2006.  Pam Boney, Founder & CEO  Tilt, Inc. Pam Boney and her team, once again, elegantly taught us how character strengths, used in balanced and centered ways, makes a difference to…