Sustaining Leadership Success Through Emotional Intelligence

On the road to conscious leadership it is important to realize that great leaders know the value of going beyond just using their head (IQ) and rather include all 3 centers of intelligence – the head, the heart, and the gut. In the words of Daniel Goleman:  “What really matters for success, character, happiness and…

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Maxwell’s Law of the Lid – Are You an Effective Leader?

John Maxwell was named the “#1 Most Influential Business Leader” by the American Business Association and he has been ranked the #1 Leadership Expert in the world by Inc Magazine year after year. He offers leadership development programs and has written numerous books – most of which are focused on leadership – so you could…

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Move Your Mindset

All of us have a view of ourselves and of the world that we’ve constructed over the years from our experiences and relationships with others. It is grounded in our values, our beliefs, our aspirations, and our successes and failures. We couldn’t function effectively without it. And yet, if we are not open to new…

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The Law of Value

Creative Genius Podcast - Give More to Get More

By Bob Burg Shifting your focus from getting to giving (providing immense value to others) is not only a more pleasant way of conducting business; it’s the most financially profitable way, as well. But isn’t that naïve? Not when you consider that your prospective client is not going to buy from you because you’d like…

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Gratitude Will Strengthen Your Relationships

Relationships thrive on strong emotional connections. Like a fire, they need to be stoked regularly to maintain their force. Taking time to check in with a family member, friend, client or business associate or to say hi to a neighbor helps to keep those bonds intact. Even better is to let them know how much…

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Do You Have an Innovator’s Spirit?

This past year has been “unusual”, to say the least and yet there are some business owners who have embraced the challenges and looked for creative ways to approach these challenges. How are you creating successes from the challenges you have faced? Remind yourself that design is a problem solving business by nature. Look at…

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In Uncertain Times, Your Vision Will Get You Through

Every business has to manage with some level of uncertainty. But every now and then something happens that causes uncertainty to rise to the level of upheaval. Your world goes topsy-turvy, and you find yourself facing challenges you haven’t encountered before. The way to keep your bearings is to focus on the future and your…

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Create the Mindset to Finish Strong

Photo Credit: Jason Hayes Consult any number of experts on what determines business success and you’re likely to find about as many different answers. One thing is certain, though. You can’t achieve success unless you can envision what success looks like or create the mindset. Regardless of where you are now, as you look ahead,…

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Identify What’s Holding You Back

Are you feeling stuck or frustrated that your business is not doing as well or growing as fast as you’d like? It happens to most business owners every now and then. Things are going fine, and then you hit a plateau or roadblock that you can’t seem to get past. When that occurs, you need…

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Rekindle Your Passion For Design

By Drue Lawlor, FASID Director of Coaching at Gail Doby Coaching & Consulting Do you remember when every day was fueled with excitement and creativity? Do you still feel that way or are you feeling like your passion for design is slowly burning out and you don’t know how to rekindle that passion?  Here are…

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