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Latest Resources

6 Steps to Extraordinary Coaching Skills, Elevating Feedback, and Strengthening Leadership

A leader who is an adept coach can greatly enhance the organization’s success; one who dabbles and doesn’t take the process seriously can cause harm.– Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling leadership author and executive coach. Recently recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review  Our […]

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How Extraordinary Leaders Double Profits

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The Leader’s Mood Impacts the Group

Emotional Intelligence research shows that the leader sets the group's emotional tone.

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A metaphor describing how many groups avoid dealing with issues everyone knows are present.

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Foundation of all Leadership is Self-Leadership

Drawing from Emotional Intelligence research on the inner dimension of leadership (Self-Awareness and Self-Management)

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Responsibility for Choices

The deadly virulence of the Victimitis Virus and how easy it is "P" ourselves.

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8 Critical Behaviors that Leverage Accountability

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Strengths-Based Leadership Development System

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The Difference Between Training, Mentoring, and Coaching

We find there is a lot of confusion between these three highly related, but distinct activities.

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What Makes Leaders Innovative?

Dr. Jack Zenger and Dr. Joe Folkman presented the results of their research identifying the 10 distinctive behaviors that emerge for the most innovative leaders.

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