Category Archives: General

Knowing that my company’s purpose is all about ‘empowerment’ allows me to make clear decisions about what actions to take, both reactively and proactively. My coaching, consulting, content creation, mastermind group formation, marketing activities are filtered by the test of ‘Does it further the goal of empowerment?’ One of the most important things that an […]

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Have you ever found yourself with the proverbial “foot in your mouth” because of something you said?  We all do that sometimes – and often in situations where we then feel foolish or embarrassed.  I once heard a great way to filter your thoughts before they come out of your mouth, and to consider what […]

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This week we are taking an in-depth look at the 2011 BlessingWhite study on employee engagement. In Tuesday’s post we looked at the key findings and asked questions about how they apply to your organization and you as a leader. In this post we’ll consider some of the implications derived by the authors from the […]

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This study involved 11,000 individuals from 6 industrialized parts of the globe. Each of the 11,000 participants was asked: “Assuming you have a choice, do you plan on remaining with your organization through the next 12 months?” – participants in the U.S. responded:  Yes, definitely 56%;  Probably 32%;  No Way 13%.  So only a little […]

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I am a member of the Institute for Sustainability.  This is a national organization made up of coaches, consultants and management advisers that are planning for what their clients will be needing in the area of sustainability. What is sustainability? Many people think it’s just about greening your business. But if you focus on just […]

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We’ve just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day. Some of us like to celebrate it all year long no matter what color the beer is. Leprechauns, shamrocks, pots of gold and the luck of the Irish are all part of the folklore surrounding this holiday. Let’s talk about luck. Some people appear very lucky. Opportunities fall into […]

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