Monthly Archives: March 2014

Helping People Achieve Their Goals

In this article, we focus primarily on behavioral goals, such as becoming a better listener or more effective at involving team members in decisions. Much of the published research in the field of goal setting involves health-related goals … by Marshall … Continue reading

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The Upside of Anger

Getting angry with other people often means you’re just upset with yourself. by Marshall Goldsmith On a flight from Zurich to New York, I sat next to a very successful investor who had paid too much for a small high-tech firm. … Continue reading

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Turning Those Flabby Abs Into That Sexy Six-Pack

I don’t watch much TV. But on a recent Saturday morning, I found myself channel-surfing for about 15 minutes. I was amazed at how many of the ads were about getting in shape. Here are some of the exact phrases … Continue reading

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The Skill That Separates

Two highly accomplished lawyers are sitting at the bar at Sparks Steakhouse in New York. One is my friend’s lawyer, Tom, the other is Tom’s law partner, Kevin. They’re having a leisurely drink, waiting for their table to open up. … Continue reading

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Who Are You Arguing With?

Everyone has heard motivational speeches that exclaim “You can do it!” and “Follow your dreams!” Abandoning one job or career for another is much easier to say than do. Especially when you are, by any measure, a “winner” in life … Continue reading

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