Coaching & Managing

Empower vs Enable

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Although initially invented to assist children with learning to ride a bike; if used for too long, training wheels can be counterproductive, interfering with the learning of balance, agility, and coordination. The same is true when you train your team. Contrary to belief, people do not fully learn in training, they truly learn when they […]

Coaching & Managing

Leverage Your Strengths

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It was spring and time for the annual inter-office flag football game between the Marketing and IT Departments. Historically, the IT team would win every year and took pride in running up the score and this year was no different. The IT Team easily blew out the Marketing Team and ran up the score especially […]

Coaching & Managing

Punch Today in the Face

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YES, I’M TALKING TO YOU. You, staring at the mounting bills for your business. You, sitting in traffic on the way to your job thinking of switching companies. You, surfing the web for new opportunities. You, wanting to return to the job market after time away to raise a family. You, the once-top salesperson of […]

Coaching & Managing

Strategy is Your Greatest Weapon

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George Washington took command of the Continental Army in July 1775 turning his squad of untrained farmers & private citizens into a strong military force. In November, his force was tested when a large British fleet attempted a siege of Boston.  Vastly outnumbered, he had cannons strategically placed atop a hillside as a deterrent, resulting […]