Richard Sherman Is America: Overly Confident, Insecure and Disciplined

By now, everyone who watches football has seen or heard about the Richard Sherman rant after an acrobatic block of a pass at the end of the game against San Francisco.  And as you might, expect, everyone has an opinion about him personally and as a football player.  The most ugly comments seem to be the result of people evaluating his actions through the complex prism of race… a black man with talent who stands up and proclaims to the world that he is the best at what he does.  Instead of comparing him against the traits that have made all successful Americans great, some have given to...

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AIM FOR A SEAT AT THE TABLE SO THAT YOU ARE NOT PART OF THE MENU Today’s news screams 2 headlines: Corporate Profitability is up and Jobs Are Loss. It is a tough time. Employees who want to continue to climb to the next level of responsibility rather than be a statistic must constantly manage the levers that help move their careers forward to get “a seat at the decision making table.” The levers of success fall into 4 categories: Self Knowledge, People, Politics and Performance. But only 3 really make a difference. Performance is a given, the stakes to just play the game. Self...

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Core Values Index

Get started with Executive Business Coaching using a self-awareness tool which will provide you with some insight into your core values.  It only takes 10 minutes to complete.

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Quote of the Week – 5/6/2013

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”   Ralph Waldo Emerson

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New Travel App for iPhone

Donna Lucas of the Travel 100 Group sent me this link from “Hotel Check-in” – USAtoday.com (Posted February 24, 2011).  The link details the introduction of a new I-phone app for business travelers.  Here are some excerpts from the article. “Ever walk into your hotel room and let out a sigh of extreme sadness when you saw the view of an ugly concrete parking garage? If you answered yes, then you’ll definitely want to know about Room 77, which publicly launches its searchable website and iPhone app (above) today. Hotel Check-In already spoke with founder and...

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