Articles about Leadership, Teambuilding, and Performance

Problems vs. Conditions

In life, there are problems and there are conditions, and they are not the same thing. Here is an example of what I mean: My 16-year old son is 6’3” with an excellent vertical leap. He plays on a local

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Power: How to Get It and Why

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” (Lord Acton) Acton may be correct (most people leave out the important word “tends” when repeating this quote), but I have never seen an effective leader who was powerless. In fact, the

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My One Piece of New Year’s Advice

“So, what advice do you have for me?” asked Michael. The question took me a little by surprise. It came at the end of a social lunch, not a coaching session, but Michael was a client I have known for

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Are You a Leader for the Future?

Every generation tends to think it is living in a uniquely revolutionary time. This generation may actually be correct—the world seems to be changing exponentially and to degrees that have not been seen since the Industrial Revolution. Joshua Cooper Ramo,

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Awareness to Action Coaching

An Approach to Using the Enneagram By Mario Sikora There are two elemental approaches to coaching, as there are to many things: the tactical approach and the strategic approach. The tactical approach focuses on behaving differently—stop doing this, start doing

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