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Corporate Coaching – What It Can Do for You and Your Company

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 18:39:52 +0000

Corporate coaching is a fast-growing field, mainly due to the fact that savvy executives and entrepreneurs are all becoming increasingly aware of the many benefits it can produce. Whether your company is a startup finding its way in the world, a more-established business facing new challenges, or a longstanding company trying to stay relevant, our

7 GUIDEPOSTS to Rock it With Your Employees

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:40:16 +0000

Awesome that you ended up on this page!  Take a read of these 7 guideposts.  Pick 1 or 2 that you can see are missing in your company and your leadership and work on them.  See what happens.  These are core concepts to rock it with your employees and in your own leadership and company. 

How to Learn a Skill

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 18:01:05 +0000

Did you know that learning a new skill can actually improve your brain, firing up synapses that haven’t been used? Not only that, but learning a new skill could make you more marketable in the workplace – or more fun outside of work. Here are some tips from life coaching experts on how to learn

Team-Building Dos and Don’ts

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 22:44:21 +0000

One of the best ways to build a cohesive team in the workplace is by team-building exercises. At best, you can imagine that doing such things will bring a team together for one purpose. Unfortunately, some managers can potentially make things worse when it comes to fostering team building. Here are some tips from career

Motivating Your Employees: Are They Hungry for More?

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:45:02 +0000

By STEPHANIE L. LEVONNE Whether it’s dishing out negative feedback with a positive spin, or letting employees challenge themselves to discover their true potential, you’ve developed creative strategies for motivating employees. However, are you providing the right ingredients for their success? Think of increasing motivation as making a meal, with you as the cook, and

How to Build Confidence in Your Staff

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 03:53:13 +0000

A wise man once said that you should always hire staff smarter than you. You also want to hire staff that will be confident enough to handle life’s challenges. Yet some of even the best, most talented, and smartest employees may have issues with confidence. Some of them may be painfully shy. Others may mask

Why You Should Begin With the End in Mind

Sun, 19 May 2013 05:13:23 +0000

By LISA SWAN Did you know that Matthew Weiner, creator of the popular TV show Mad Men, already knows how the show will end, down to the last shot? And that many authors write the endings of books first, before they get going with the beginning? That is what is known as beginning with the

A New Way of Looking at Stress

Sun, 19 May 2013 04:01:18 +0000

By LISA SWAN If you are feeling stressed out, think about this – stress can actually be good for you. Consider this – with absolutely no stress, we would find it difficult to achieve and grow and learn. Most of us have a friend, friend of a friend, or even a family member who has

Choosing to Be Happy

Tue, 14 May 2013 13:49:01 +0000

By LISA SWAN I was on the bus home the other night, and was tired and more than a little cranky after a long commute – I take the subway, ferry, and bus in order to get to my New York City home each night. But something happened on that bus ride to put a

Five Things Successful People Do

Mon, 22 Apr 2013 01:13:00 +0000

By BEN HARGROVE What do successful people do that others do not? Here are some tips from our executive coach experts. 1.       Work hard Successful people are often mythologized as uniquely gifted geniuses who were destined to succeed.  There can be an implication that they did not have to work hard to come up with