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Remember the Alamo? A Story for High-Performance Coaching

Most people know the phrase “Remember the Alamo,” but I bet only a few people actually remember their history lesson of the Alamo. The Battle of the Alamo was a brutal defeat for the ...
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In Some Ways, I’m a Needy Little Kid. Are You?

What should you do if an employee or a client isn’t making much progress … ? At all?  When a person is working toward a goal, the truth is that sometimes the progress is enormous ...
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Renewal exercise for group retreats & offsite meetings

A "renewal" retreat exercise is designed and intended to give you peace and a blank slate to then create whatever is next. I modified this approach from annual business retreat and goal setting work, then ...
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Need to hear more yeses?

If you'd like to get more yeses to your proposals, pitches and invitations, this video workshop, and it's simple exercise, can help. It's only 30 minutes, and another 25 for the exercise! Get a ...
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Do you get sucked in? A tip for performance coaching.

People can make a lot of noise. Anytime a person has a setback or a breakdown, they get all freaked out. In no time at all, they’ll start telling you a complicated story that explains ...
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Accelerators vs. Incubators

I'm talking about accelerators vs. incubators next Tuesday for efactor in SF. Come hear all about how to fast track your business! http://www.efactor.com/incubatorsf ...
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Look for Giants

Do You See Giants? If You Want High Performers, You Should! When I look at someone, I don’t pay attention to how much they complain. I don’t look at their flaws. I don’t hear all ...
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Getting More Yeses Seminar

I've got a seminar coming up in SF on 8/29/13 about Getting More Yeses! that will be followed by an intro to EO and EO Accelerator. Details and registration here: https://eosf.eventbrite.com ...
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80/20 Seminar Video

Here are links to video of the 80/20 seminar we hosted with Peter Philippi of Strategex. Feel free to share with your teams! Thanks again to all who attended and made it such a ...
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80/20 Seminar in Oakland

80/20 is a principle we are all familiar with, however, we are unaware of the problems it creates in our businesses, and more importantly, the opportunities it affords. We know there is a disproportionate amount ...
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Healthy Tension and Duality

I like to say that you have to be two-headed in all things to be happy. Having two opposing things be equally important, and yet pulling on each other, creates balance. The tension between things ...
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Inspiring Leaders

There are over 450 Million Google entries on Leadership, along with countless textbooks & courses available, but there are really only 4 core leadership skills: Inspiring, Recruiting, Planning/Executing, and Coaching. Inspiration:  Leaders have to be ...
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