11 results for author: Robert Paulson


I Know Helicopter Parents…But Helicopter Managers?

You may have heard of the term helicopter parents but have you heard of helicopter managers? Until recently, I have not and now that I have, I am wondering if there is something we can learn. During a recent conversation with a colleague, the topic ...
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You Can Stop Looking Because You Already Have It

Have you ever felt like something was missing? Maybe a problem needed to be solved or you wanted or needed to change something. We all have things that arrive at our door step. Sometimes we invite them and others times they arrive unannounced. No matter how ...
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Beliefs: Hold on to the Good Ones and Ditch the Rest

I was going to write about getting results. It made perfectly good sense being that most of us are business people and looking for results, right? We build teams, create strategies, set goals, hire talent, bring in coaches and consultants, create strategic ...
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What Happens When You Listen to the Voice?

You know what voice I am talking about. It's 5:44am. I just got back. My glasses are fogged, my heart is beating fast, and drops of sweat are falling from my head as I sit here on the couch writing this post. I woke at 3:50am today and finally rolled out ...
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The Parable of the Mexican Fisherman and the Banker

This story never gets old. I am not sure who wrote it and I love it! Goals are important and what those goals mean to you and the people around you is just as important. Today may be a good day to think about what you want and what it means to have it. H...
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4 Simple Steps to Creating Change

Do you know anyone who doesn’t struggle in some area of their life? It could be success hasn’t come quick enough or maybe not at all. Some struggle with careers, health or relationships. Whether we want to admit it or not, we all struggle with something ...
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The Difference Between Being Right and Doing What’s Right

As a coach, I can recall many times hearing others say they do what’s right but then go out of their way to be right. I know how this can become a problem because I am guilty too. I have dug my heels into the ground to make whatever was being discussed ...
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How to Be Your Best When Things Are Not the Best

Have you ever wondered why some days are better than others? How some days require little to no effort while other days are filled with challenges and obstacles? We may not be able to control what happens around us, but we can control who we are, how we are ...
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Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste

Maybe you have heard the phrase before. It may have been Winston Churchill who said it but the money makers on Wall St. and the law makers in DC may be using it most. What they may be saying is when something bad happens, something good can come from it. For ...
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Keeping Things in Perspective

Maybe we do not have it that bad.... It's a mess out there now. Hard to discern between what is a real threat and what is just simple panic and hysteria. For a small amount of perspective at this moment, imagine you were born in 1900. On your 14th ...
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How to Navigate the New Normal: Part 1

A virus brought the world to its knees and as we begin to move forward, many people are curious to know what the New Normal will look like. I am curious too, and what I am most curious to know, is what are we learning? The New Normal is knocking at the ...
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