Archive for Management Strategies

Valor: The Underrated Executive Skill

How do you approach tough situations? Do you hit them head on? Or do you wait until it becomes a crisis and deal with

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Do NOT Share Your Strategic Plans!

DO NOT SHARE your strategic plans with your team! What do I mean by this? You might be surprised to discover that this advice

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Your Strategic Initiatives

What are your three strategic initiatives for the next six months? I routinely ask this question to all of my executive coaching

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Maximize Executive Leverage

Executives always look for leverage, the ability to get more done with less effort because it makes all the other activities more

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Leadership Instinct… Do You Have It?

Leader’s instinct… do you have it? Several months ago, an executive coaching client asked me, “How can I get my instinct

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The Leadership Law of the Lid

Do you know about “The Law of the Lid?” Leadership guru, John Maxwell talks about how your leadership ability is

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Reducing Business Friction

What causes business friction keeps you from optimum business success. As an executive coach, I work with my clients to

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Five Steps to Drive Results

What do you want most as an executive? Results! If you’re not demanding results, you’re running a hobby, not a

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Business Secrets of Franchises: Learning from the First KFC in China

My jaw dropped when I learned he opened the first KFC in China! I’m talking about Don Pierce, who ran

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Burning Out or Blowing Up isn’t the Only Option

I talk to so many people who are about to burn out or blow up. They’re working too many hours.

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