Leading your organization is not an easy task. This week’s Tip shares 5 traits that will help you get there. I’m working with a number of young entrepreneurs who are building their businesses or departments. I love that they are considering their blind spots and getting support to address these areas. What better way to become an even stronger leader?
By taking care of yourself, you have a better outlook. After a hard workout at the gym, I feel confident and competent as evidenced by the way I hold myself and speak. This week’s Tip highlights the difference between passive and confident language. Which do you use?
My Dad, a great lover of nature, would have turned 92 next week. As I reflected, it started me thinking about how we can apply what we observe in nature to our businesses.
“How can I build my sales pipeline?” This is a question that a number of my coaching clients asked recently as we are getting close to the end of the first half of 2012. One source is your existing client base. There may be additional services they need from you and/or they may refer you to other people. The likelihood of their providing these leads is based on two things. First, you ask. Second, you have provided great value. This week’s Tip focuses on the second point.
Want to be more productive? In this week’s Tip, a new contributor, Natalie M. Houston, shares a great idea on how to protect your focus and attention during your “always on” day.
This week’s Tip by Simon Tyler reminds us to take some time for light weeding – remove the negative clutter and provide a fertile ground for the growth of what’s truly important in your business and life.
Why is it that so many people think they have to “do it alone”? This week’s Tip shares the pluses of not doing it alone and hiring a business coach.
Is there value in promoting conflict? Encouraging differing opinions, yes. Conflict, no. If you are noticing conflict is becoming more prevalent in your company, consider David Cottrell’s tips on how to minimize the potential conflagration of conflict.
Adrenaline is robbing us of our health. If you run on adrenaline, please consider other ways to get energized. In this week’s Tip, Steve Straus provides healthy alternatives to adrenaline.
The topic of “managing my reaction” to events comes up with many of my coaching clients. I liked Alan Zimmerman’s article this week because he provides a formula for determining what your reaction will be. You can make a difference!