Doing What You Love? Loving What You Do?

Doing What You Love? Loving What You Do?

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Does your job inspire your passion – or merely occupy your attention? Our culture is wired to view work negatively (TGIF!) while paradoxically defining an individual’s success through his or her job. Here’s the mixed message: You are what you do – but don’t expect to like it!
Gaining 2020 Vision: 4 Keys to Leveraging Self-Awareness

Gaining 2020 Vision: 4 Keys to Leveraging Self-Awareness

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This time of the year, attention shifts to making resolutions, taking personal inventories, or charting paths to greater self-awareness. While such contemplation can be healthy and motivating, it can also lead to paralysis, evidenced by inaction and non-productive navel-gazing.
5 Tips for Mellowing Hyper-Perseverance

5 Tips for Mellowing Hyper-Perseverance

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You enjoy powering through projects, obstacles and challenges – persevering is one of your core strengths – and one of the four core Adaptability Quotient (AQ) drivers identified in our November 4 blog.
Adaptability Improves Leadership: 4 Tips for Growth

Adaptability Improves Leadership: 4 Tips for Growth

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Do you want to demonstrate leadership worth following? Would you like to develop your “ability to guide, direct, or influence people in a way that has great merit, character, and value”? If so, learn to be more adaptable.
4 Ingredients for Winning Work Teams

4 Ingredients for Winning Work Teams

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These 4 ingredients not only help teams ensure they are engaging in behaviors that encourage high performance, but these behaviors also enhance engagement and act as a buffer against burnout.
Taking My Own Medicine

Taking My Own Medicine

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For most of us, it’s easy to notice the things that other people could be doing differently, but harder to objectively look at ourselves in the mirror.
Building a Strong Bench: 6 Tips for Leadership Succession Planning

Building a Strong Bench: 6 Tips for Leadership Succession Planning

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For sports teams, building a strong bench is a key success factor, so reserve players can assume starting roles when needed. An organization's long-term success also requires a strong bench. Here are 6 leadership succession planning tips.
Ten Commandments of Great Business Coaching

Ten Commandments of Great Business Coaching

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They’re not carved on stone tablets, but we’ve refined these helpful principles during our 15 years of coaching executives and business leaders.
What’s Your Delegation Style? 4 Common Drivers

What’s Your Delegation Style? 4 Common Drivers

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Each of us has unique personality traits that can make delegation easier or harder. Knowing yourself makes it easier to share your strengths while managing your downsides. Here are four common drivers that can affect your delegation approach, with a coaching tip for each. Where do you fit?