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Blurring the line between Wants and Needs

Nearly everything you do involves a choice. With the exception of breathing and eating, there are very few non-negotiable activities. You can even make choices about what you eat and where you breathe. So, on a micro level, you are positioned more frequently than you realize to "get what you want."

By |2012-01-31T12:20:30+00:00January 31st, 2012|Strengths|0 Comments

Creativity defined

No matter what you've been told, you are creative. From the moment you roll out of bed each morning, you are doing something that's never been done before. Each step you take is–until that very moment–a step you've never taken.

By |2012-01-03T06:00:19+00:00January 3rd, 2012|Strengths|0 Comments

Clip Your Wings and Soar

Sticking to a resolution made on January 1st quite often requires you to do things that are counter to your nature; to swim upstream against your native instincts. That's the problem with resolutions: they generally demand that you to do less of what you love, or more of what you loathe.

By |2012-01-01T11:48:20+00:00January 1st, 2012|Personal, Strengths|0 Comments

Executive burnout – what happens when the boss checks out?

"Hey Jim," the email began, "how often do you run across CEOs who love their company and hate their own job description?"

He explained that as he'd grown his business, he hired people to handle tasks he had enjoyed doing in the early days and now finds his calendar filled with administrative tasks no one else wants to do. "I can't imagine any entrepreneur starting out wanting to be an administrator."

Companies - smart ones - put significant resources toward employee engagement and retention, but what about the boss? Who watches out for the men and women in the c-suite? If retaining key employees is critical for profitability, keeping the boss engaged should be near the top of any company's training agenda.

By |2011-08-18T13:34:15+00:00August 18th, 2011|Strengths|0 Comments
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