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Getting started on the right foot

Coaching is all about building constructive relationships with other high performers. It's easy, especially if you already know the person, to skip a very important step when you begin to coach someone - or to coach them in a different way. If we just show up one day...

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Reappearing Act

“Where have you been?” my friend Jeff asked recently. “I haven’t seen a post from you in like… months!?!” Fair question. Where do I begin? My last post was dated September 3, 2014. When I posted that piece, I knew it might be some time before I resurfaced. My dad had...

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Smart vs. Good

Jim Collins starts his classic, Good to Great, by saying “Good is the enemy of Great.”  I love Collins’ books but I’d like to suggest a 2014 corollary to his comments. Today, Smart is often seen as the enemy of Good, as in Goodness. And personally I’d love to see a...

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Six Beliefs Of Hazardous Organizations

Some organizations should have a warning label: Caution, working here can be hazardous to your health. Complications could include high blood pressure, weight gain, insomnia, and bleeding ulcers. Behind every hazardous work culture there’s probably at least one...

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Getting The Math Right

Too many of us hate our jobs and live in fear. Even the super-successful. And it’s our own doing. I had lunch with a super-talented guy recently. He has a resume to die for - blue chip schools, top tier firms, big titles. Amid his success he had been bounced out of...

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