Facing The Brutal Facts – The Value of an Honest Broker

Facing The Brutal Facts – The Value of an Honest Broker

04.13.2014  |  Posted by: Ken Thiessen  |  No Comments ››

As an executive leader, who tells you not just what you want to hear but what you need to hear?  Very few executive leaders are willing to risk having an honest broker as a part of their inner circle. Few employees are prepared to be brutally honest with their immediate supervisor let alone the CEO [...]

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Never Too Late

Never Too Late

04.07.2014  |  Posted by: Nancy Eberhardt  |  No Comments ››

On March 18, 24 veterans were awarded the Medal of Honor decades after their acts of service that earned them this highest recognition of valor. Sadly, just three were still alive to receive their medals in person. The mass ceremony was the largest since World War II and was the result of an Army review [...]

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No Surprises

No Surprises

03.14.2014  |  Posted by: Nancy Eberhardt  |  No Comments ››

Colin Powell shares the stories and lessons that have shaped his perspectives on leadership in his book, “It Worked For Me: In Life and Leadership.” In the book, he outlines his “Thirteen Rules” and shares the sage insights that helped him make crucial decisions and, well, lead an army.
Specifically, Powell addresses two key points that [...]

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Downsizing and Priorities

Downsizing and Priorities

03.12.2014  |  Posted by: Ken Thiessen  |  No Comments ››

My wife and I have just been through the process of downsizing.  In a strategic and proactive move, we decided to sell our beautiful bungalow and purchase a new but much smaller condo.  That process has been most enlightening, challenging, and at times downright frustrating!  One thing you need to know by way of minor [...]

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The Bottleneck is at the Top: Trends from Coaches on 6 Continents

03.03.2014  |  Posted by: Keith Cupp  |  No Comments ››

One of the privileges I have as the President of Gazelles International Coaching Association is to speak to our coaches on 6 continents continuously through time and across cultures – at Growth Summits, live Skype sessions, via email, coincidental visits to the same city, and many other modes. This is tremendously value as a “random [...]

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