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Are you conversationally intelligent?

As children, we’re often asked what it is we would like to be once we’re older. Often we respond with jobs we deem as heroic  or display some sort of artistic talent like firefighter, ballerina, or major league baseball player. As the years pass we continue to repeat...

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From Combative to Productive

It’s not rare to find in your team a personality that is overly aggressive.  These folks can be particularly difficult to manage, as they often encounter a great deal of pushback or push away from fellow team members. However, this aggression is a powerful tool that...

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AUTHENTIC CONFIDENCE

Often, when dealing with an overly confident team member or leader, our first reaction is to want to take the individual down a peg or two. Over confidence (or what may be viewed as arrogant, superior, entitled, trying too hard) is actually a feeling of inferior. The...

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How to Use Fear to Access Awareness

Great leaders we have had the privilege of coaching know how to use fear for growth. Weak people sometimes think it smart to use another person’s fear to get what we want out of them or keep them down in some way. Try that for too long and watch the negative...

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Unleashing Hidden Potential

What do you do when someone else tells you they aren’t good at something? One of the most common interview questions is “What do you feel is your greatest weakness?”. Whenever a person identifies weakness, there is likely a false belief that the individual has been...

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How to Best Give the Gift of Mentorship

As a leader, there’s a strong chance that more than one member of your team admires you, respects you, and would like to one day see themselves in a similar position. As a result, some of these members may desire a one on one mentorship opportunity with you, as part...

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