We are witnessing the rise of toxic leaders and workplaces. We tend to choose or follow a very different kind of leader. We hire and promote the psychopaths, the narcissists, the bullies and the autocrats dedicated to self-interest. Their long-term impact can damage and even destroy organizations (and even countries). Many people easily forgive these […]Read more →
How do I get more clients? This is the burning question that coaches ask themselves regularly. Unless you know how to systematically bring customers and clients towards you through your marketing, you may find yourself constantly fretting about money and chasing prospective clients. Waking up in the middle of the night worrying about how to […]Read more →
When coaches go to work, all we really want is to catch fish. Before you reject this idea as the ramblings of someone lost at sea, think about what it takes to catch a fish (on hook and line, not with nets). You can’t make fish feel hunger, see or smell your bait, or bite. […]Read more →
One of the best ways to improve brain function does not directly involve the brain at all. It involves the feet. Running, walking or some form of aerobic exercise is absolutely essential for optimal brainpower. As we age, our brain cells—called neurons—lose their interconnections. These connections, or synapses, are essential to thought. However, there is […]Read more →
Our 2016 Global Board of Directors had a wonderful opportunity as we began our year of service. The Board attended Exceptional Boards: Strengthening the Leadership Team, an intensive, two-day workshop for CEO’s and elected officers, which explores strategies to strengthen relationships and enhance a board’s performance. The objectives of the program were to: Develop strategies […]Read more →
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