What Does A Business Coach Do?

The word coach comes from the Hungarian word “kocsi” which means “carriage”. At Oxford University in England during the 1830s it was used as a slang word to mean an instructor or trainer who helped carry a student through a particularly difficult test or exam. Best we know, the first recorded use of the term in within "the sports world" happened in 1861. Today, coaching is a widely used term to describe the process used to assist people in getting from where they are to where they want to be in sports, life, career, relationship or business....more

5 Tips For Managing Your Personal Brand

Whether you like it or not, we all have a personal brand we must manage. Whether it’s owning your own company, interviewing for a job or acting as a public figure, how you see yourself and how others view you is important to your success.Managing and leveraging your personal capital takes constant effort and great awareness. These five tips are going to help you focus in on what you should be tweaking and perfecting to gain the confidence you need to build a strong image and stay relevant....more

5 Good Reasons Not To Invest In A Business Coach For Your Online Home Business

 You don’t need to hire a business coach for your online home business, right? Let’s take a look at 5 reasons you probably don’t need to hire a coach…...more

Do You Need To Make That Change?

Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.- Bertolt Brecht...more

How To Start To Move Your Mountains

Do you need to persevere?...more

Video Coaching Tip of the day

Welcome to the video coaching tip of the day.  Click here to enjoy!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1oaKcrQriw...more

Who Are You Beyond Your Work?

I've been mulling this question over quite a bit in the last week. I was trying to figure out - what is that catchy post title that bridges the gap between the public tragedies like the death of Whitney Houston and our everyday lives? While I don't have a catchy title, I do believe the essence of all of this is simple, so I will ask you the question: Do you know what you have in common with Whitney, Amy Winehouse, Demi Moore, the millionaires in the NBA, or < fill in the blank of any public figure...>? You are human. They are human. ...more

Change Leadership: Maximizing your ROL (Return on Luck)

Sure, sometimes you’re the lucky recipient of spontaneous innovation, but according to business gurus, consistently good innovators actually have strategies for leveraging luck (the good and the bad) when it trips across their paths....more

Don't Get Angry, Negotiate!

Many business leaders are good at contracting and negotiating. Negotiating is how we close customers, manage vendors and hire/release employees; it’s how we establish and maintain our relationships with third parties; it’s how we conduct business. ...more
@SeattleMoon Welcome to humanity. We all get angry and we all sit on it. It's just human nature. ...more

Men Are Rewarded More Often for Speaking their Truth? Really?

I ran a survey last month asking people about their experiences with Speaking Truth to Power. One hundred and fifty five professionals – mostly women – responded and said loud and clear that: ...more
@Gloria Feldt Gloria, Love the "wear the shirt" analogy because it IS all about taking a stand - ...more