Category: coaching

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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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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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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