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Walking Away From a ‘Flawed Deal’

Walking Away From a ‘Flawed Deal’– by Senior Level Executive Coach, Colle Davis In 2002, my coaching company launched a formalized twelve-year research project that focused on a group of carefully selected successful business people. Initially, we began our project with 212 men and women, and at the end there were left 187 in the …

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The Perception of Privilege

The Perception of Privilege – by Senior Level Coach, Colle Davis How can you learn the trappings of the perception of privilege if you did not grow up luxuriating in the air of plenty and access to power?   “The attitude of success or privilege, ignorance or poverty is evident to the world throughout your …

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Only 5% Sort for Success

Only 5% Sort for Success – by Senior Level Coach, Colle Davis Leaders see life differently than others. Their difference is their unique fingerprint on the scale of success. Can a leader’s path to success be quantified so it can be duplicated? After coaching top leaders in business for more than three decades, I’ve identified …

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CEO’s in Waiting

CEO’s in Waiting – by Coach Colle Davis Are you a CEO in waiting? How does the behavior of a current and future CEO’s differ from the expectations and stereotyped ideas? Here’s a sad fact: The level-headed, good listener, the problem solver is said to be in demand for leadership positions, and yet it is …

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Become a Leader in One Day

Become a Leader in One Day  – Colle Davis If you have not been a leader in some capacity and you are over 35, stop reading. It will never happen. Sorry, your time has passed. For future leaders, here are the tools, not the rules*, for being a leader. Using this set of tools makes …

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Are You a Psychopath? Or, a Stoic?

Are You a Psychopath? Or, a Stoic? – by Coach Colle Davis There are two rare and very different conditions which appear so similar they are often mistaken for each other. One is a psychological condition and the other is demonstrated by a person practicing a philosophy. One is a disorder and the other is …

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Extract Accurate Information: Turn on Spotlight and LISTEN

Extract Accurate Information: Turn on Spotlight and LISTEN Colle Davis, a Senior Level Executive Coach for 35 years The din of life dulls the mind’s ability to separate the noise from the signal, the real message. When you’re talking, listening stops for you. When you’re listening, you’re in the process of gathering information to serve …

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Need to Change Jobs? Or, Are you Just Restless?

Need to Change Jobs? Or, Are you Just Restless? by  Colle Davis, Senior Level Executive Coach| Enhancing Positions and Careers for over 30 years There are times when we find ourselves in a space that doesn’t quite fit who we are. When your routine is mundane, your rewards seem flat, you find yourself growing restless as …

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Engage Employees or Lose Them

Engage Employees or Lose Them  – by Coach Colle Davis Managers in today’s volatile marketplace should stand in front of the mirror every morning and recite this mantra to themselves ten times, “Pay attention to my people, or I will lose them.” According to research noted in Entrepreneur Magazine May 8, 2017, “Employee engagement as …

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Master-Craft Leadership

Master-Craft Leadership by Colle Davis Woodworking is one of my hobbies and tools, and their use is part of the art form. The coaching business is my vocation, and the skills/tools for working with people are the stock-in-trade for my clients. The relationship between woodworking, an art/craft, and leadership, a way of being in the …

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