How to Develop Your Leadership Skills at Work

Leader- A person or thing that holds a dominant or superior position within its field, and is able to exercise a high degree of control or influence over others. Are you a leader or a follower?  Being a leader doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be a C-level executive or even a mid-level manager.  Traditionally, most people think of leaders as having a certain level of status or...
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The Key to Success That No One Talks About

Success – 1. The favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one’s goals. 2. The attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like.   The concept of success is one of the most scrutinized and debated topics today.  Therefore, I encourage you to focus on what success means to YOU.  Success to the manager within a Fortune 500...
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What I’ve learned from 5 Years in Coaching – 5 Tips to Help You Stay in Business

I recently crossed my fifth year mark as a coach.  It’s easy to remember back when I began studying to become a coach and get my certification.  I was full of passion and zeal for helping other people, along with a desire to escape from the golden handcuffs of my last job.  For those who aren’t familiar with golden handcuffs, that’s when you have a job...
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5 Negotiation Secrets to Get What You Want

  When you think about negotiation, what comes to mind?  Most people are overcome by some combination of fear, doubt, or worry.  That’s completely understandable because the fact that you’re in a negotiation means you have something important on the line.  Usually you’re discussing a major opportunity with money involved like a job salary, business deal, or...
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Do I Need A Business Coach? 3 Myths That Might Be Holding You Back

During the last two years of business our profile has raised a bit.   More people are starting to reach out, want to talk to me, or go to out to lunch.  While it’s great that our marketing campaigns are working and we are reaching more prospects, I’ve also noticed that a lot of individuals simply want to “pick my brain” as a business coach.  I’m...
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3 Ways LinkedIn Can Transform Your Professional Life

  Do you have a current LinkedIn profile?  If so, is does it present you in a professional light and generate activity to help you reach your career goals?  If your answer to either of the previous questions is no, then READ THIS ARTICLE.  You will learn why LinkedIn is so vital in the business world today and how to maximize it.  Did you know that if someone types your name into Google the...
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No Hard Feelings – 3 Ways to Release Negative Energy and Move Forward

When was the last time you got really angry?  Was your heart beating fast?  Did you feel like you wanted to explode?  Were you upset with another person, or just a situation in general?  How did you react?  More importantly, were you satisfied with your reaction to the circumstance a day later? I’ve always been a pretty calm person for about 95% of the time.  Prior to becoming a coach and...
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You’ll Lose Friends…The Ugly/Beautiful Truth About Creating Success

Take a moment to think about how long you’ve had some of your closest friends.  Are they from childhood, college, or did you meet them at work?  Friends usually make up a large part of your support system.  They are there to listen, help you solve problems, and have a good time with.  Some people spend more time with their friends than their family members.  What do friendships mean to you?  How...
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Time Management 101: Stop The Distractions!

What is the number one reason people give for NOT doing something?  I don’t have enough time.  You have big ideas and made plans to start a meaningful project, but you can never find the time to get it done.  Days, weeks, and months fly by, but there hasn't been any action has been taken to move you closer to the things you want.  This causes your goals and dreams...
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