Monthly Archives: November 2017

4 Ways to Manage through Turbulent Times

  [Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss] In 1980, Peter Drucker wrote a cutting-edge book called Managing in Turbulent Times. Today, turbulent times are the norm, so we might as well get used to them and get better at dealing with … Continue reading

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The Secret to Setting Yourself Up for Explosive Growth!

  [Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss] Character evolves. Our circumstances change. We are constantly bombarded with opportunities to grow, be better, and develop as human beings. Not everyone rises to the challenge. Some of us are afraid to … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to “Fire” Clients!

  [Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss] Americans are passionate consumers and acquirers of things. The Los Angeles Timesonce reported that our homes contain an average of 300,000 items![1] At the same time, we are fascinated with getting rid of our … Continue reading

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How Do You Know Someone Will Do a Great Job?

  As an executive coach, I have a unique compensation system – I only get paid if my clients get better. “Better” means my clients achieve positive, measurable change in behavior, not as judged by themselves but by their key … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Navigating Adversity and Change

  In my work around the world, I hear a lot of frustration as people, leaders, and managers face significant industry changes and work harder than ever — frequently, they are frustrated because in the past, bad decisions were made … Continue reading

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The Most Successful Leaders Know This!

  Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss. The most successful leaders know that building your legacy starts now. Not next week, not next year, and not when you decide to retire, but right now! Legacy is often thought of … Continue reading

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Lessons I Learned from the Father of Modern Management, Peter Drucker

  At one meeting of the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation, I asked Peter, “You have written so much about mission—what is your mission?” Peter replied, “To help other people achieve their goals—assuming that they are not immoral or unethical!” Along … Continue reading

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5 Things that Matter Most in Leadership & Life

  Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss. The evolutionary journey is not grandiose, but gradual. It’s about doing something—even small things—every day, not waiting for huge leaps and otherwise doing nothing. Children evolve very quickly. Why should we be … Continue reading

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Are Your Beliefs Hindering Your Success? Take This Test and Find Out!

  Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss. In our eagerness to succeed—perhaps the most intense type of social pressure in American society—sometimes, instead of living our real values, we adopt the values we think we’re supposed to have. For … Continue reading

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7 Signs You’re Exuding Confidence as a Leader

  Edited from Lifestorming by Marshall Goldsmith and Alan Weiss Have you ever met a very confident leader? A person who exudes self-esteem and somehow commands respect. This person isn’t really different from anyone else, they just seem different because they consistently … Continue reading

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