Category: leadership

The Jester and the Advisor

The Jester and the Advisorby Coach Colle Davis Using rules, laws, coercion, brute force, and other means of controlling people or systems requires too much energy to sustain. When the energy cost gets high enough, the system breaks down, then resets itself to allow more flexibility. The reset process is seldom easy, quiet, or smooth. …

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Executive Coaching Guarantee

Executive Coaching Guarantee – by Coach Colle Davis With more than three decades of coaching experience, here is my guarantee: To begin, I will ask you to state the goals and outcomes you wish to achieve. If you do not achieve one of the following three categories within 12 months of coaching, I will provide …

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Leadership and Your Large Intestine 

Leadership and Your Large Intestine – by Coach Colle Davis Think of your very personal relationship with your large intestine. If you provide the big dude or dudess with the correct balance of resources for its optimal health (fiber, water, exercise and some down time to relax) life is smoother and easier. Problems come into play …

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Instant Trauma Relief or ‘Lizard Brain Training’

Instant Trauma Relief or ‘Lizard Brain Training’ – by Colle Davis Everybody loves technology, and today, I’m offering you a technique trick to short circuit being ambushed by negative feelings. Think of it as a quick psychological reboot. This ‘Lizard Brain Training’ offers instant trauma relief and it’s fast, easy, and has no downside. I …

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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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