Lead, don't follow

Bite-sized concepts, observations and philosophical musings for progressive business leadership

The Art of Great Conversation

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“What a great conversation…”  I’d hear that phrase often as my parents rescued me from my indifferent babysitter. I didn’t care much for the after-dinner party debrief, but I’d remember being fascinated by the art of the conversation. Oddly though, try as they might, they could never seem to remember what this great conservation had […]

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Create a functional framework for future growth

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Improve your company’s productivity by 30% and create a functional framework for future growth  Three questions CEOs often ask themselves…  “Am I, as CEO, the bottleneck holding back the company’s progress?”  “Where are my energies focused – on Today, Tomorrow or the Future?”  “How engaged are my teams and how much energy and focus are they delivering?”  And how […]

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Confidence Coaching for Self-Assurance

From defining self-confidence to explaining confidence coaching… here are my latest thoughts.  But first, a little quotation…  “Confidence and deference are not mutually exclusive, and it’s usually a lack of deference rather than excess of confidence that gets powerful people into trouble.” – Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer  Confidence has proven hard to define over the years. […]

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