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Turkey Trots and Memories

My most treasured Thanksgiving memories are those spent with my Daddy on his South Carolina farm. Daddy’s gone now and Thanksgiving is different. I’m thankful for those special Thanksgivings with him.

Twelve years ago, while living in...

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FINISH STRONG: 7 things you need to do before the end of the year

Are you ready for 2020? Have you accomplished all that you wanted to accomplish this year? Probably not. I know I haven’t. You may be exhausted, burned out and quite frankly, ready to leave this year behind. But not so fast!

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What kind of culture are you creating?

 

I want to talk to you today about culture and stakeholder relationships.

Writer Annie Dillard once said “how we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” And most people who work, spend 90,000 hours of their life working....

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Surprising Lesson: Look back at the tee box

I want to share with you a surprisingly effective lesson I learned from a wise old man on a golf course. Applying it has made me a stronger business coach and more satisfied person. 

It happened years ago when I attended a golf school. In...

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The thought that kept running through my mind

I love the beach, and especially a beach that’s virtually uninhabited. So, in search of the perfect place for our family vacation this year, I discovered a little barrier island located right here in my home state of South Carolina. Except...

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Another Boring Meeting: What will you do?

It’s 3:45PM and you're hard at work. You're in “the zone” where everything is coming together with ease and clarity.

You're so close to finishing the critical presentation you’re making tomorrow morning about how to get...

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And the #1 meeting pet peeve is

Last week many people shared their biggest pet peeve about meetings. 

Whoa! At the top of the list was AGENDAS

  • Not having an agenda.
  • Not sticking to the agenda.
  • Not getting the agenda in advance of the meeting.

An agenda is one of...

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Do you love meetings?

 Seems like every time I work with a leader, or team, they bring up the subject of meetings.

Typically they want to know what they can do to improve the meetings they lead. 

Or if there is anything they can do to make the dreadful...

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What Might Tomorrow Bring?

This morning, I finished writing an email to a group of awesome people in my leadership coaching program. I pressed send. And the email was on its way to their inboxes.

The little red circle on my email indicated that, while I was writing, an...

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Team Collaboration - The Floodgate Phenomenon

 
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