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Celebrating Father’s Day: The Intersection of Parenthood and Leadership

Father’s Day offers a unique opportunity to reflect on the often-overlooked parallels between parenthood and leadership. As we honor fathers, it’s essential to recognize that the skills required to be an effective parent are remarkably similar to those needed to excel in leadership roles. Both arenas demand patience, guidance, and the ability to inspire and […]

Dads: The Unsung Heroes Shaping Our Future

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Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the amazing men who guide us through life. But dads aren’t just grill masters and joke tellers; they’re leaders who play a crucial role in shaping the future, one child at a time. Building Strong Foundations: Setting Standards and Values Dads are often the first to introduce children […]

The Ultimate Guide on Finding Businesses for Sale

If you’ve ever envisioned yourself as a successful business leader, shaping a company’s future and reaping the rewards of your hard work, then you’ve come to the right place. The journey to business ownership is full of exciting opportunities, and it all starts with finding the perfect business to buy. You’ll discover many possibilities in […]

Leading with Empathy: Unlocking Your Team’s Zone of Genius

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Empathy – it’s a leadership buzzword thrown around a lot. But what does it truly mean to lead with empathy? Sure, it involves understanding emotions and perspectives. But great leaders take it a step further: they see the potential within their team members. They understand that empathy includes finding each person’s “zone of genius.” The […]

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, and Dodge

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In the classic feel-good movie “Dodge Ball”, legend Patches O’Houlihan, played by Rip Torn, yells these 5 words at the misfits of “Average Joe’s Gym”. That gym is owned by Peter LaFleur (Vince Vaughn). The gym is in debt and needs $50,000 to avoid being gobbled up by “Globo Gym” owned by the villain, White […]

Best Practices for Building High-Performing Teams in 2024

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“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much” – Helen Keller Together, a team can attain new heights of success, the emphasis being on ‘together’ or collaborative efforts. For a team to thrive and shine, the leader needs to master the art of team dynamics. To excel in the dynamic business […]

The Post-COVID Mindset Shift: Redefining Work, Family, and Loyalty

Embracing the Post-Covid Mindset: Rethinking Work and Family As an executive coach who’s guided leaders through thick and thin for over 20 years, I’ve witnessed a fascinating phenomenon: a large-scale mindset shift triggered by the global pandemic. COVID-19 didn’t just disrupt our health; it fundamentally changed the way we approach work, family, and even our […]

Are You Ready to Take a Chance?

As businesses across the globe begin to ponder their choices for reopening in a post-COVID-19 world, people will be faced with choices. While governmental restrictions dictate some of those choices, it appears all other choices will be left up to the owner/manager. Are you ready to take a chance? The choices will involve taking chances. […]

What Is Professional Presence and How Can I Achieve It?

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What Exactly Is Presence? Presence is letting the most powerful version of yourself shine through. I like to cite the renowned leadership expert Sylvia Ann Hewlett, who defines “presence” as a combination of gravitas, communication, and appearance. Together, these elements form an impression of trustworthiness, competence, and authenticity. Gravitas is signaling that you have the […]