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3 People to Share Dreams With Today

When you think about the future, what comes to mind? Do you start with work and go to life? Do you start with family and then go to career? Can you imagine your work/life a year from now? Can you “image-in” experiences you hope are on the way and (perhaps) even plausible surprises that could

3 Steps To Advance Your Career In A Few Months

Ever wonder what it takes to be better at what you do? Or, how you do it? There’s really no magic to being more skilled; you can take steps now to become a better leader, a more effective manager, a more productive director. What will it take for you to improve? It’s likely that you

Why You Need These 2 Lists

“But I thought you meant…” Have you heard someone say that lately? Or, have you said it to someone you work or live with? Talking about your goals – out loud, and with the right people – is a sure way to save time, relieve stress and be more productive. You might even save some

Do You Debate? Journey and Destination (like Peanut Butter and Jelly – or Chocolate!)

Recently, a student at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, in Montgomery, AL sent me an email asking about balancing the “journey” with the “destinations.” He shared that he’s got a lot to juggle, and he’s always thinking about working on the “right things.” Do you relate to that feeling inside of being REALLY BUSY,

How different? (Do you want things to be?)

Do you have an executive coach? 19 years ago, someone to help me because it just wasn’t working. Just 12 years ago, I took what I’d learned and started sering leaders as a “voice of reason” and someone who “looks at things differently!” Today, I talked with one of my clients 1:1 and after our

Could a single question change everything?

It was October, 1995 and I was a first-year Graduate Student, at the University of California. At the end of one especially difficult day, I asked for a meeting with a mentor. For about an hour, I explained how hard it was, how challenging the program was, how I might be re-thinking my career choice…

The (*Lost) Art of Letter Writing

Write a letter. Just about everything I do begins as an idea in a notebook. Or on a white board. And, every now and then, on a restaurant napkin (hopefully, a paper napkin!). This gives me the chance to write a “rough, rough draft,” knowing that if I really do ultimately write that letter that

Cómo Hacer Una Brújula Con Papel Y Lápiz

¿Sabes qué cosas quieres lograr hoy? ¿Esta semana? ¿De aquí a un año? Parte de mi trabajo consiste en charlas con emprendedores y ejecutivos que tienen diferentes grados de reconocimiento de sus metas.  Algunas personas prefieren tomar las oportunidades a medida que estas se presentan, mientras que otros eligen tener un plan detallado de lo

¿Qué Tipo De Carrera Estás Corriendo?

Estás buscando maneras de lograr más, de trabajar más inteligentemente. Pero, ¿qué significa exactamente esta palabra para ti? Te pido que consideres conscientemente esta pregunta mientras continúas leyendo para descubrir una manera de lograr más trabajando de forma más eficiente. Existen tres elementos clave que te ayudarán a asegurarte de que los cambios que estás

The FIRST ‘Momentum’ Question

Every day we welcome new members to the Get Momentum Leadership Academy, we celebrate the commitment made and we acknowledge the work to be done. 15 New Get Momentum Members Often, organizations commit the resources necessary to support entire groups of leaders who enroll in the program. This week, Associate Professors from Samford University have