Executive Coaching Secrets for Productivity

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”~Aristotle Executive Coaching Secrets for Productivity In my 25 years of leadership experience and working with executives as an Appreciative Coach, I have noticed that there are a few distinct things that make the most successful executives stand out from the…

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Random Acts of Kindness

   “The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.” ~Maya Angelou (1928)    

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Share It! (It’s Good For You)

“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.”  ~ Charlotte Brontë I am taking a four week class with the VIA Institute on Character.  The VIA Institute is one of the leaders in the field of positive psychology and in interpreting and using the results of the VIA Survey to help…

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5 Best Business Books from my Leader’s Library

As many of you know, I am a voracious reader and business book junkie.  For me, the best part of any trip that involves flying is buying business books at the airport.  Airport bookstores cater to business travelers and they have a great selection of the latest business books.  (Did you know that there are…

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What A Coach Learned from Ray Bradbury

“Do what you love and love what you do.” ~Ray Bradbury I cherish my memories of Ray Bradbury’s opening night talk at the Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference.  His message never varied from year-to-year and I never tired of it: “It’s about LOVE,” he would shout.  He was on the stage in his wheelchair, but his…

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