Standards Vs. Rules

Standards vs. Rules

I watched a presentation once from Coach Krzyzewski from Duke University about his approach to leading some of the world’s best athletes – the US Olympic Team. If you don’t know about Coach “K,” he has more wins than any…

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Six Gifts Of Mentorship

Six Gifts of Mentorship

Have you ever thought of mentoring a young leader? Have you ever brought in a summer student? Mentored someone earlier in their career? How about a high school student with hidden spark? Mentoring is one of the secret paths to…

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Do You Go Out On Top?

Do you go out on top?

It’s been 15 years that I’ve been a Formula One racing fan since meeting my husband in 2001. I figure, if you can’t beat them, join them and started watching races along side him in the wee hours of the…

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The Dark Side Of Optimism

The Dark Side of Optimism

I think successful CEO’s are often Chief Executive Optimists and I’ve worked with a lot of these  leaders who are charismatic, visionary and able to rally people behind a dream of a compelling future. One of my favorite authors, Simon…

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The Tricky Truth About Trust

The Tricky Truth About Trust

Trust is a topic that comes up regularly with my executive coaching clients. Trust in those around them, feeling as though others trust them, broken trust and wanting to build or restore trust. I learned long ago from Patrick Lencioni’s…

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