Category: executive coaching

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 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 …

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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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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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