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Competition in the Workplace

Competition in the Workplace

March Madness is here and as a college basketball coach for 27 years, my biggest competitor was always myself. When I was younger, I was so driven and strived to consistently improve on my own results.  Today, I coach clients on how they can compete – against themselves, against metrics, and against other competitors –…
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toxic work environment

How to Survive a Toxic Work Environment

Whether you are an entrepreneur, towing the corporate line or on any team, almost everyone has experienced trying to thrive or survive in a toxic work environment. There are a variety of situations, both macro and micro levels, where negativity and injustice can develop into bitterness, discontent, and downright misery at work. How do you…
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building high performance teams

How to Build High Performing Teams

When starting a new job and position, the main focus for the ON Point leader should be building a strong and high performing team. A few of my clients were emerging leaders and high-performers in their organizations and since been promoted to first-time directors or managers. In their new positions, they need to excel at…
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handle stress

Handling Stress and Pressure with Grace

Having the ability to handle stress and pressure with grace is a critical skill for anyone, especially if you are in leadership. Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how we react to these situations. There are so many life experiences that can happen from tragedies, at work or home and for many…
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How Confidence Relates to Your Performance

All across the country and world, I’ve been receiving your positive feedback that my videos are helping and supporting many peoples growth personally and professionally. As a result, one of my goals for 2017 is to post more live videos. Thank you for your support and nudge! Today’s topic has evolved from questions I’ve received…
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What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There

In working with executives, and also from my own experience, what got you in that chair won’t get you up another rung in the ladder. There are many things one must do to deserve a promotion and take the next step in our careers and business. Marshall Goldsmith wrote the book, “What Got You Here,…
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5 Keys to become a better communicator

5 Keys to become a better communicator.

The most effective leaders are great communicators! I can tell you from my past experience as an athletic coach and now an executive coach, we can all become better communicators. Throughout your teams and your organizations, we work with so many different types of people that having the skill to communicate effectively is such an integral…
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3 Ways to Help Your Team Reach Their Full Potential

I am constantly asked by leaders, coaches, entrepreneurs, managers, and others how they can get the most out of their teams.  As an ON Point leader, there are many different ways to get your team to perform to their full potential.  The old school way was being negative, authoritative, and in your face – those…
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Grace Under Fire

Exhibit Grace Under Fire

As an ON Point leader, one must model Grace Under Fire. This is a critical skill and it also happens to be the first chapter in my book, “ON Point.”

Becoming an Influential Leader

Becoming an Influential Leader

What is an influential leader and how can I become one?  How and Why do people follow me, create a workplace where people want to work, and go the extra mile? How do I get my staff to work harder and make that extra phone call? How do I develop cohesive teams? Ultimately, the climate and culture is due…
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