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Interview Skills and Tricks

Interview Skills and Tricks – by Coach Colle Davis The person who interviews you for a prospective job may have been through their typical interview process hundreds of times while you may have a couple of dozen interviews in your entire working career. The interviewer is far better prepared and holds all the cards, but …

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Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the Curve by Coach Colle Davis What do you need to do so you are ahead of the value curve in your organization? Who can you run ideas and schemes by in strict confidence? What are the major challenges facing senior staff in today’s world? How can you conduct trial scenarios to test …

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Machiavelli Was Right, Become a Kingmaker

Machiavelli Was Right, Become a Kingmaker by Colle Davis   History Machiavelli wrote The Prince in an era of monarchs and cruel despots (15th and 16th Century). He was advising those seeking a higher station in the realm and who wanted to stay alive. Those serving the king/lord were sycophants, schemers, and hangers-on who had …

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Male Privilege – His/Her Perspective

Male Privilege – His Perspective by Colle Davis I’ve learned that men of any age can learn new behaviors and I’ve also learned what it means to women, when given the opportunity and encouragement. My wife, Phyllis, is a glamorous firebrand in her own right is a successful artist and businesswoman, but she has been …

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Fear/Anxiety vs. Phobia

Our limitations are impactful and often last a lifetime, but they are easily ‘cured.’ This shift in perception allows a person to return or enter a normal, non-fearful life. The process takes about 20 minutes. It’s permanent, and if a tune up is needed (as happens in rare instances), then another 15-minute process fixes the problem.

How to Hire the Right Coach for You

How to Hire the Right Coach for You– by Senior Level Executive Coach, Colle Davis After thirty years as a senior-level executive coach, I’ve seen the rise, fall and dramatic resurgence in the coaching industry. This information will guide you about hiring the right coach for you. The term ‘coach’ has (sadly) been linked to …

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Performance Coach

Performance Coach– by Senior Level Executive Coach, Colle Davis Maggie Shiff portrayed by Showtime’s series Billions’ character Wendy Rhoades is an excellent example of what a good coach can do for a company. Colle Davis’ 35-years of high-level coaching has produced comparable financial results for companies that Wendy creates with Axe’s people. Wendy’s character is …

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Walking Away From a ‘Flawed Deal’

Walking Away From a ‘Flawed Deal’ – by Coach, Colle Davis In 1998, 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 group. 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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