Monthly Archives: February 2012

6 Reasons Why Corporate Training Programs Fail

We all instinctively know that learning and development within the corporate space is ‘supposed to’ make a difference. Yet, far too often the programs (not necessary the people) fail due to the following reasons. Some of these reasons are structural, … Continue reading

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Dare to be Different

Why be just one of the crowd? Why suffer in silence because your voice is unable to be heard? Following the herd is the most sure fire way to be lost. Why is it then, that most of us are … Continue reading

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The 7 Predictable Challenges of Evolutionary Changes

If you’re serious about using your changing yourself, for personal and professional growth, then, at one time or another, you’ll need to address these 7 normal, predictable challenges. In all the years we’ve been coaching and counseling, doing seminars and … Continue reading

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Count Results, Not Hours

To often we all fall into the trap of attributing success or failure based on the number of hours we have devoted to a project.  We view it as our ‘investment’ in the project.  This is just wrong.  The hours … Continue reading

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Training Alchemy: How the Military Takes Ordinary to Extraordinary

The U.S. Military uses typical training techniques and modifies their delivery in order to turn an ordinary person into an extraordinary leader. When we think of military training, sometimes we think of a drill sergeant screaming in the face of … Continue reading

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Possibility

I believe it is possible for ordinary people to achieve extraordinary things. For me, the difference between an “ordinary” and an “extraordinary” person is not the title that person might have, but what they do to make the world a … Continue reading

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Tsunami of Choices

I recently was in the grocery store.  Looking for my favorite coffee.  When I found the isle I was presented with a wall of choices.  38 different varieties of coffee were on the racks with another set of choices as … Continue reading

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