Tag Archives: Executive Coach

What’s Your Leadership Footprint?

What’s Your Leadership Footprint?

Posted on 11. May, 2010 by .

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Tweet In more recent years we’ve become aware that every person, every company, leaves a mark on our natural environment. Increasingly we’re being forced to consider issues like our “carbon footprint” which are very tangible ways of measuring the extent to which we damage the earth as we go about life and business. That footprint […]

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How To Lead Like A Marine

How To Lead Like A Marine

Posted on 15. Feb, 2010 by .

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Tweet While in the USA recently I watched a documentary on the leadership development programs of the US Marines. I was struck by what a senior officer described as their “leadership philosophy”: Know Yourself, Know Your Job, Know Your People. Undoubtedly, the Marines are an elite and highly effective military force. Their leadership training must […]

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Simplify

Simplify

Posted on 15. Dec, 2009 by .

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Tweet What could you stop doing in 2010, to do more of what gets real results? This time of year most people are setting goals and making plans that revolve around adding things to their lives. New projects. Extra staff. More products and services. The problem is that many leaders are hoarders when it comes […]

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The Trust Experiment

The Trust Experiment

Posted on 16. Nov, 2009 by .

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Tweet I met a coach recently who had tried to give away $50 notes on the streets of Sydney. I was fascinated as he told the story about how hard it was to give away genuine money to strangers. Some people apparently thought it was a scam. Some avoided eye contact and just walked past […]

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More Transactions Might Ruin Your Business

More Transactions Might Ruin Your Business

Posted on 02. Nov, 2009 by .

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Tweet It’s widely accepted as common sense that increasing transactions is good for your business, but often it just isn’t true. Have you ever purchased something at a store and got the distinct impression that you were an interruption to the salesperson? Have you received the sort of service that leaves you wondering if that […]

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Front Foot Favouritism

Front Foot Favouritism

Posted on 19. Oct, 2009 by .

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Tweet I’m not a gifted sportsman, in fact even ‘competent’ is a stretch most of the time. But one sport I picked up quickly was snowboarding. There’s something exhilarating about hurtling down the side of a mountain strapped to a snowboard with trees and rocks all around you that heightens the senses and reminds you […]

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Health Check For The Trusted Advisor

Health Check For The Trusted Advisor

Posted on 05. Oct, 2009 by .

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Tweet I was speaking in Singapore last week to a group of marketers from across Asia/Pacific on what it means to be a “Trusted Advisor”. These are turbulent times in the world of marketing. By nature marketing tends to be about longer term strategic direction yet many companies are sacrificing that agenda in the current […]

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