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Kevin Eikenberry
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7 Ways to Succeed As a Leader in a 24-7 World

Blackberries and Wifi and blogs (oh my!). And your list likely goes on - email, IM's, forwarding your phone number, wireless everything and 24 hour news channels. While it might be trite, we truly ..
(October 03, 2008)
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What We Can Learn From the Biden-Palin Vice Presidential Debate

I watched the Vice Presidential Debate from two perspectives. As a voter I wanted to hear what both had to say. But I also wanted to see what I could glean from it from a leadership development and ..
(October 02, 2008)
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 | News/Politics | Visitors: 210

The ABC's of Coaching Success

Effective coaching is a big topic. Here are just a few examples where being a more effective coach can make a difference: at work, for your children's sports teams, for a friend and in your ..
(May 04, 2008)
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It's Not Easy Being Green

We've all been a beginner at something and looked to someone else to coach us and help us become more successful. Sometimes we find a mentor or coach who is really skilled at helping us, and other ..
(May 04, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Coaching | Visitors: 181

It's More Than Rest And Relaxation

I recently read a poll and of the nearly 1000 people who were asked, “Do you need a vacation after your vacation?" 87% of them said yes. It is clear that the commonly stated purpose for a ..
(May 26, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Stress-Management | Visitors: 239

Amp Your Attitude Today!

How often do you walk into Starbucks, go to the coffee pot at home or work, grab some chocolate or a bag of chips, or buy your favorite caffeinated beverage looking for just a little more juice, ..
(May 28, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Positive-Attitude | Visitors: 264

What Yardstick Do You Choose?

I used to frequently facilitate a five day workshop. As a part of the process for this workshop, we had a Thursday night dinner where all of the participants got together and celebrated the week - ..
(May 29, 2008)
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 | Business/Customer-Service | Visitors: 290

Get Your Message Across by Creating Powerful Stories

Stories are an incredibly powerful way to communicate. But you don’t have to take it from me. Consider Plato’s view: “Those who tell stories rule society. ” Perhaps you ..
(September 16, 2007)
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One Important Choice

It might seem a bit strange to highlight one particular choice as important. After all, I'm guessing you can immediately think of many important choices you have made in your life. However, the ..
(November 10, 2007)
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 | Business/Workplace-Communication | Visitors: 307

The Best Way to Deal with Tight Timelines and and Big Challenge

When you watch the end of close sporting events you will eventually see two types of teams or players. One type, when behind, will start to press a little bit. They know they have a limited amount of .
(May 07, 2007)
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The Power of Gratitude

If I could offer you a magic potion that would make you happier, healthier, more optimistic and more productive, and tell you that potion would cost nothing and will require very little effort to ..
(February 05, 2007)
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Putting Out Fires-Stop-Drop-and Role

I’ve worked with well-meaning, highly-principled leaders for years. When the topic of coaching and developing their employees comes up I often hear that they know coaching is important, they ..
(February 05, 2007)
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Seven Reasons People Don't Set Goals and How to Overcome Each ..

Talk to ten people and nine of them will tell you they believe in goal setting. These nine people will tell you that goals are important, that they can help you be happier and healthier, and that ..
(February 04, 2007)
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Seven Ways to Get From Whining to Winning

Maybe your first thought when you think of a whiner is little kids you sometimes see in a shopping mall or some other public place whining because they aren’t getting their way. Or maybe you ..
(January 29, 2007)
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Beyond Either/Or Thinking

We can do Project A or Project B. Do you want more time or more money? You can have a great marriage and average career or average marriage and great career. I’ve got yellow or red, which do ..
(January 29, 2007)
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Seven Reasons Why Goals Matter

Joanna was a great employee. She cared about her work. She worked hard. And she really wanted to succeed. But after a couple years of hard work and long hours, she felt like she was just spinning her .
(January 24, 2007)
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Time to Celebrate?

We celebrate all sorts of things in our lives; birthdays, anniversaries, championships … achievements of all sorts. We celebrate all of these things individually or with our family and friends and ..
(January 14, 2007)
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The Fallacy of Performance Reviews

Every year the dance begins. Supervisors and managers know they’ll soon have to do the annual performance review for all of their employees. They get the notice from HR reminding them of the ..
(January 14, 2007)
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Creating a Powerful Project Vision

You walk into your local grocery or market, looking for apples. You see the displays. They are bursting with apples of many varieties. To your left you notice a sea of yellow and red apples – the ..
(January 14, 2007)
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Working With Passion

Last week I attended the annual conference of the North American Simulation and Gaming Association. I have served on the NASAGA Board for the past six years. During that time I have served as the ..
(January 03, 2007)
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