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3 Quick Ways To Ignite Your Executive Team

You and your executive team have been working hard—too hard—the last several months and you’ve been together a while. There’s no drama, internal or external, and performance metrics are on track. You’re beginning to wonder whether this is a good thing or will...

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From Meeting to Momentum

“I just can’t seem to get my team to follow through on their commitments.” “We have planning sessions and then the minute a crisis hits, the plans go out the window.” “We talk about issues, but never seem to decide anything.  We discuss the same issues at the next...

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Heeding My Calling

One of my favorite quotes is from Frederick Buechner - “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” I have long been intrigued by the notion of discovering one’s calling or true purpose in life – that each of us...

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Confession: I am a CEO… and I have a Coach

I meet with my coach on average twice per month. Three reasons: Her experience and insight on client, employee and personal situations are invaluable (she doesn’t make decisions for me, but acts as a sounding board and shares her experience). She reminds me of my...

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#1 Reason To Hire A CEO Advisor

It drives me up a wall to read popular articles about coaching CEOs. Case in point: a blog posting in the Huffington Post on Why CEOs Don’t Want Executive Coaching. In the blog, the author argues that coaches don’t make the case strongly enough to CEOs and other...

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The Power of Three for Business: Focus for CEOs

Would you refuse a $500,000 payday to give a one-hour speech because you were too busy? According to an article by Adrian Dayton that is exactly what Sir Richard Branson did. It seems that Sir Richard only focuses on three main priorities; speaking for a...

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Vigilance is the Price of Safety

As a Navy veteran, I have empathy for the crews of the U.S. Navy Western Pacific based ships that have experienced recent collisions and groundings. My experience, albeit from decades ago, has been echoed in the press and in private conversations I’ve had...

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