The Imaginary Mentor

Imaginary Mentor

I have written in the past about the importance of mentors and the kind of mentors you need. Later today I'm doing a webinar on Finding the Right Mentor. You can still register. But for now, I want to address the concern that many people have which is that getting a mentor is a difficult and awkward thing to accomplish. It doesn't need to be awkward Many people struggle to identify mentors, and then asking them to be a mentor seems like an awkward marriage proposal…. “Will you be my mentor?”. It doesn’t have to be this way. Have many informal mentors Start thinking of mentors simply as smart people that you learn from. Make sure that you are always on Continue Reading

The best outline for an executive presentation

outline for presetation

What is the best approach? “What is the most effective format for a compelling, persuasive presentation to executives?” This question came up during my last Coaching Hour for members of Azzarello Group, and as we talked about it, I thought it was worth sharing on the blog. There are two key elements for a successful [...]

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Managing Your Own Performance

Managing Your Own Performance

This month’s webinar was on the topic of Managing Your Own Performance If you missed it, you can download the recording. The webinar: This is a very useful webinar to download if you want to: Get your career and life goals in focus for next year Manage your own productivity better Get ready for a [...]

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Happiness & Time Management

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Schedule what is important to you In getting ready for this month’s webinar on Managing Your Own Performance, I recalled a small epiphany I had many years ago: Time management is the key to happiness. What I mean by this is simply that: I have way more fun, when I make time on purpose to [...]

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Execution is not beneath you

execution

The problem For years I have been trying to figure out why so many leaders tolerate poor execution and do nothing about it. One unfortunate issue I see quite regularly is simply that some “big” executives seem to believe that execution is beneath them. They view execution as a low level job for other, less [...]

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