Talent to Strength

How to Transform Natural Talent into Unique Strength

"People have several times more potential for growth when they invest energy in developing their strengths instead of correcting their deficiencies" (StrengthsFinder 2.0). "What's right with people?" - this the question Gallup scientists set out to ans ...

Emergent Coaching For Faster Results

How to Move from Imitation to Greatness

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. - Charles Caleb Colton Say what you will about Mr. Colton's oft-used quote, but he was definitely on to something. When Bob Dylan was starting out on the Greenwich Village coffee house circuit in the e ...

Toxic Silo

How to Prevent Top Team from Toxic Silo Trap

How can a business contribute to its own demise? A team that begins as a highly motivated creative unit can quickly become an impenetrable tower, i.e. a silo. After all, no matter how productive it is, an insulated team can’t effectively collaborat ...

Blackmail

Good End, Bad Means: 3 Powerful Lessons Via Hollywood

Ray Donovan is a fixer. When one of Hollywood’s rich and stupid makes a mess, he cleans it up. We’re not talking about dirty dishes. Ray’s in a bind. His ex-con father owes big money to the Armenian mob. And Mrs. Minassian and her boys are losing patie ...

Blind Spots?

HOW TO CHECK YOUR BLIND SPOTS FOR REAL CHANGE

There’s a BIG MISMATCH between how you think you’re viewed by others and how they actually see you. In fact, you really have no idea how you come across.  “What matters about you, to someone else, is whatever has the most meaning for them – not for you,” ...