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Data Proves Coaching Pays Off

For every organization, balancing the needs of the business with the development needs of employees is a constant reality. Retaining top talent, connecting people skills to business priorities and creating an environment of engagement all require real-world expertise to meet the real-world challenges unique to small and mid-size businesses. Your success depends upon the engagement, […]

Could it be that you’re using the wrong leadership configuration for your personality?

Are You A Solo, Duo or Trio Style CEO?

Are you suffering from executive loneliness? Could it be that you’re using the wrong leadership configuration for your personality? Whether you are employed as a CEO or self-employed as a CEO, a fundamental choice you have made (and will continue to periodically make as your enterprise grows) is to be a solo act or a […]

Sleep: Is Robbing Tomorrow To Pay For Today Quietly Killing You?

A “catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic” is causing a host of potentially fatal diseases, a leading expert has said. In an interview with the Guardian, Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at the University of California, Berkeley, said that sleep deprivation affected “every aspect of our biology” and was widespread in modern society. […]

The Goldilocks Test In Coaching And Mentoring

Are you working “on” yourself and your business enough? One of the challenges of being a busy executive, business owners or independent professional is that you are often time poor. Ironically though, if you don’t change where you are headed you are likely to end up where you are going. That is, unless you regularly […]

What Is The Difference Between A Good Manager And A Great One?

Google’s “Project Oxygen,” is a rigorous, data-based analysis of what makes great managers. Technical expertise made a difference, but only a small one. The single most important differentiator between good and great managers? “Be a good coach.” What Google’s Best Managers Do By examining data from employee surveys and performance reviews, Google’s people analytics team identified eight […]

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Three Ways to Find Your Purpose

Are you looking for your purpose? Have you found your purpose but don’t know how to utilize it? If so, you’re not alone. We all have a purpose. We all have unique talents and abilities that no one else has. They are ours and ours alone. It’s just a matter of finding it and putting […]

100 Ways nLIVEn Helps People Navigate Change

100+ Ways nLIVEn Helps People Navigate Change

For any organism to survive and thrive, its rate of adapting has to be equal to, or greater than, the rate of change in its environment – i.e. A ≥ C. This applies regardless of whether that organism is a single celled bacteria, an individual person or a multinational corporation. Since 2000, this equation has […]

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Have You Met The Lego Master?

We all have a purpose in life. We are not here to simply “survive” or “get by.” Each one of us have talents and abilities that make us unique and special. But do we know what those talents are? Some of us have found our purpose and are using those talents, while others are unsure […]

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Have You Found Your Purpose?

Have you found your purpose in life? Many people have asked me how I found my purpose. While I am happy to be doing what I love to do, it didn’t happen overnight. It was more of a gradual realization. Planting Seeds It happened for me in 3 stages, with the first being when I […]

Coaching is training or development in which a person called a coach supports a learner in achieving a specific personal or professional goal.

Coaching 202 – Understanding the three kinds of Professional Coaching

In Coaching 101, I provided an introduction to Professional Coaching, explaining what it is and how it helps people. In brief: Coaching is training or development in which a person called a coach supports a learner in achieving a specific personal or professional goal. Coaching is something that parents, teachers, tutors, managers, consultants and board […]

Coaching 101

Coaching 101 – An introduction to Professional Coaching

Coaching is training or development in which a person called a coach supports a learner in achieving a specific personal or professional goal. Coaching is something that parents, teachers, tutors, managers, consultants and board members do day-to-day when they invest time in improving other people’s performance. There are a couple fundamental differences between coaching and […]

Dealing with Oneself

There are times in our lives when the biggest challenge we face is dealing with ourselves. Rather than an external obstacle to progress, how you metaphorically “get yourself out of the way” determines the difference between whether you succeed or fail to execute the task at hand. The Two-Sided Racquet Back in 1972, a revolutionary […]