Category Archives: Career Growth & Management

Reintroducing humanity into everyday business life

In the middle of a typical meeting-filled day in DC, I was fortunately able to jam in some time for coffee with an old friend and mentor. Our chats – akin to taking myself in for an oil change – … Continue reading

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Quick but not in a Hurry

Some months back I was watching a game in which one team found itself in a big although not insurmountable hole. The color analyst – a former coach – used a great phrase to emphasize the point that the team … Continue reading

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Quiet Success

Recently I received feedback from an interview with a prospective client: I was told that I was too quiet, too passive in my time with them – that, instead of selling, I listened too much. This has to be some … Continue reading

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Succeeding With the Team You’ve Got

In Atlanta we just experienced our first week in a long time without 90 degree temperatures, which makes us all cautiously optimistic that the annual brutality of July and August weather is coming to a close. People are slowly emerging … Continue reading

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Is Your Organization Missing a C?

As the cliché goes, little things mean a lot. Recently, I returned to a beach resort I had visited back in the spring. In my previous visit, I noticed that the “C” on the gateway sign to the tennis facility … Continue reading

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Stop Pressing & Get Back to Winning

Like many people, I have surprisingly found myself absorbed with the Olympics (basketball, swimming and track are of course awesome, but I’ve also found myself spellbound by crazy events like table tennis and the trampoline), even though the coverage choices … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Success

Routines can be so comforting. After about three weeks of continuous crazy travel,  I recently had a few days at home to luxuriate in the normalcy of everyday life – my own bed, my own gym, my own food, my … Continue reading

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