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What a Great Idea! Or is it?

What a Great Idea! Or is it?

I often speak with people who are contemplating starting a business or are thinking of expanding their existing business. In many cases, as I listen to their reasoning, their logic is spot on. But, as you might imagine, sometimes just the opposite is true. As a serial...
Unproductive Leadership – Final Thoughts

Unproductive Leadership – Final Thoughts

Wrapping up my observations about unproductive leadership styles, let me now address overachievers. For those falling into this category, you have a deep need for achievement…at any cost! Growth becomes your total focus. This is not necessarily bad unless there’s no...
More Unproductive Leadership Behaviors – Part II

More Unproductive Leadership Behaviors – Part II

As I wrote in my last posting, there are many factors that can impact a leadership style and have a negative impact on the leader, the business itself, including partners and employees. Self-awareness is key to making changes for the better. To continue, here are...
Unproductive Leadership Behaviors

Unproductive Leadership Behaviors

As a coach, I speak with and evaluate leaders in a vast array of businesses. Some are extremely successful but choose to work with me for several reasons, usually both personal and business related. Others are typically seeking improvement; to move themselves and...
What’s Your Level of Stress?

What’s Your Level of Stress?

I read an interesting article in The Philadelphia Inquirer. It was written by Gene Marks, a CPA and owner of the Marks Group, a technology and financial management consulting firm in suburban Philadelphia. Gene rightly stated that small-business owners are, especially...
Are YOU Ready for Change?

Are YOU Ready for Change?

In my career, I’ve observed that for the most part, most people are somewhat resistant to change…until now. Let me explain. In the past, whether I was dealing with a business partner, an associate or a coaching client, if I would suggest a change that fell on them,...