To Get What You Want, You Have to Know What You Want

In coaching situations, I always start with asking the person I’m coaching what he or she wants to accomplish. “Why are we here”? and “What are two goals you want to achieve as a result of the coaching experience?” I’m often amazed at the lack of precision in people’s answers. “I want to get ahead […]

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WebTalkRadio – Creating and Maintaining a Strong Personal Brand

Beverly Langford appearing on Connie Whitman’s Architect of Change. If you don’t have a clear idea about how you want others to perceive you, they will draw their own conclusions. Listen to get some suggestions about developing a strong “Brand You.” To listen and find out, you will be transferred to Connie’s web site.  Once […]

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Avoid Traps that Inhibit your Mentoring Effectiveness

Too often, we forget that mentoring is primarily about developing a strong professional relationship that benefits both parties and provides valuable support and assurance to someone looking for the best way to progress in one’s career. Most mentors take their role and responsibility seriously but their noble intentions can undermine the success of the initiative.  […]

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