Tag Archives: Coaching

Everything We Own Is In The Box

A dear friend recently moved from Nashville to San Diego. Opportunities were imminent. The adventure launched when his wife negotiated a transfer to Southern California. Their fortunes were about to improve dramatically. This personal development resembled a business deal, where … Continue reading

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My Brand, My Child

Businesses launch and immediately reveal an identity. The identity may not be intentional, but it still exists. This development works the same as a child. Through the conception and birthing process, a child embraces its parents’ traits and influence. It … Continue reading

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Recalibrate for Year-End

Professionals routinely use map applications to travel between physical locations. When they get off track, the application recalibrates to put them back on the most efficient path. This is similar to what happen with business journeys. As assignments and strategies … Continue reading

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The Real Monday Morning Quarterback

A Monday morning quarterback is a spectator who makes all the right decisions after the game… once the outcome has been established. This individual has no input on the contest. They have perfect knowledge and zero impact! But consider a … Continue reading

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I’m Not Proud of You, I’m Proud to Be a Part of You

“I am proud of you” sounds condescending. “I am proud to be a part of you” suggests that we are all in this together. This is servant leadership. This is leaders eat last. This is getting things done. In building … Continue reading

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Sales Professionals: Athletes or Entertainers?

Watching a commentary about a sports movie, the director mentioned his preference for working with athletes over entertainers. To achieve authenticity, he had to work with both types of professionals. And like any major production, the director had to manage … Continue reading

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Go Jump Off a Cliff

Branson, Missouri is known for cheesy shows, vacation attractions, outdoor recreation and moments of individual breakthroughs. Actually, the moments of individual breakthroughs reflect a more personal experience. To be specific, at a corporate retreat in Branson I encountered a personal … Continue reading

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