CEO coach

My Overwhelmed and Unfocused List of Questions

October 19, 2018


An exercise I do with my clients from time to time is to ask them what they need when they are stuck, overwhelmed or unfocused. One of the strongest tools we can have in our toolbox is the answers to questions about what we need when we experience these times when we are “out of the zone”.

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CEO coach

My Overwhelmed and Unfocused List of Questions

October 19, 2018

An exercise I do with my clients from time to time is to ask them what they need when they are stuck, overwhelmed or unfocused. One of the strongest tools we can have in our toolbox is the answers to questions about what we need when we experience these times when we are “out of the zone”.

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organizational development

Top Qualities for a community leader

October 17, 2018

Good community leaders must be able to cultivate, nurture, champion and grow both the commonalities and diversities. Community can be described as a neighborhood – the geographical location. But really, community is about collaboration through organizational development for the betterment of the neighborhood – and the neighbors.

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CEO Coach

10 Rules of Being an Effective Coach

October 12, 2018

There is one really great thing about coaching others and that is when you help others get better, you actually get better yourself. First of all, to be a first-rate coach, you have to set a great example. People believe and trust what they see, not what they hear.

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leadership

Business and community leadership go hand-in-hand

October 10, 2018

As a business leader, you take for granted many of the things it takes for an organization to succeed. You are constantly evaluating the direction of the company, how you are differentiating yourself competitively, and what capabilities your organization needs to have to achieve its goals.

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employee development

The Challenge and Cost of Lost Expertise

October 5, 2018

As your organization continues to grow and the complexity of it increases because of adding more employees, it’s harder and harder for leaders to communicate, execute and ensure all employees feel valued.

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company culture

Leading Your Community as Part of Your Company Culture

October 3, 2018

We believe in being responsible corporate citizens is one of eight core values that guides the decisions and actions of the Columbia Insurance Group and our company culture each and every day.

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leadership coaching

What Is the Difference in Strategic Thinking and Execution Planning?

September 28, 2018

Over the years, I have asked many CEOs and executives to tell me their strategy and many will simply rattle off what they are working on or “we are customer focused” is a pretty oft-repeated answer.

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leadership development

How To Avoid Getting In Your Own Way

September 26, 2018

Your organization and your team look to you be the driver and to be an example of living the company culture. But once in awhile you should check yourself to make sure you are not getting in your own way.

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leadership coaching

Have You Begun to Die?

September 21, 2018

Getting engaged in something we love every day gives our lives energy and purposeful work. Getting out of this flow can set us on the path of complacency and apathy thinking our best years and efforts are now over.

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company culture

You May Be Unwittingly Wasting Your Employees’ Time

September 19, 2018

A new study outlines a few ways leaders have inadvertently led to employees’ wasting time because their company culture favors hierarchy over collaboration.

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