Leadership Development: The Feedback Gap | 602-299-0576

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Published: July 5, 2013

Your last project bombed.  You came in 50% over budget, and ten days late.  It wasn’t your proudest moment, and you are ready to move on. (Glad that period of your life is over!) What did your boss say?  He was scathing.  He heard all about your failure, and you felt even more miserable after […]

Career Consultant: Fanatic Discipline on a Crappy Day | 602-299-0576

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Published: June 28, 2013

It’s been a crappy day.  I don’t use that word lightly.  I know things will get better, and I don’t know how. For today, I think hope has evaded me. Nevertheless: I maintain my writing discipline.  I am determined to produce new intellectual content, every day.  So I face my blank screen, and by force […]

Executive Career Coaching After the Crisis | 602-299-0576

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Published: June 11, 2013

Your last project bombed.  You came in 50% over budget, and ten days late.  It wasn’t your proudest moment, and you are ready to move on. (Glad that period of your life is over!) What did your boss say?  He was scathing.  He heard all about your failure, and you felt even more miserable after […]

Executive Soft Skills: Leaders Don’t Look Like Each Other | 602-299-0576

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Published: June 7, 2013

There was only one Elvis.  He lived and he died.  He marked our memories, and there were many copycats.  No one could ever outdo the “King” at being Elvis.  Anyone who impersonates him is just giving us nostalgia. Leaders take us to new places.  Once we have been there, the region has been explored.  The […]

Career Coaching: On receiving bad career advice | 602-299-0576

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Published: June 4, 2013

Go to law school, my dad told me.  I was 48 years old, my son was in college, and I had worked for the family business for 25 years.  My career was long underway, now I was looking for new directions.  I always wanted to finish my doctorate; I was passionate about psychology. Why law […]

Year of the Tiger: Prepare and Leap

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Published: April 29, 2013

Have an interim position? Between us, admit it: this job is not your career victory. Think strategy; how can you advance your position from where you are? If your situation is not perfect, what can you do to advance your interest? Karen worked for a small company for less than a year. She was much […]

Looking At The Crucible

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Published: April 29, 2013

Imagine a crucible, a thick ferrous container superheated to a glowing red hot state. A metalworker of titanic stature, having collected the shiniest examples of humanity’s inspiration, pours a flagon of human experience into the container. Melting together, the essential substances of human dreams and strivings slowly mix, releasing their separate qualities into one lustrous […]

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