105 results for tag: coaching


Free Yourself from What You “Should” Be Doing

Many people are hesitant to step out of their regular roles and routines. The idea of putting yourself in a position to potentially fail can be frightening or stressful. But sometimes what's keeping you in one spot may not be your own self-interest. In fact, ...
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Talent Management for Senior and Upper Management

The results of a recent joint project conducted by the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Miles Group, who polled over 200 North American CEOs, board directors and senior management executives, found that over two-thirds of the CEOs and half of ...
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Reframing Failure

When I was 24 years old, I fell into a position as the business development director at a small New York advertising agency. I had met the agency owner, Bill Markel, two weeks earlier at an advertising award show. I happened to be attending the event with a ...
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The Most Common Reason People Fail to Pursue the Best Opportunity in Front of Them

Recently, I connected with a high-level professional woman (let’s call her Karen) seeking coaching help to grow her career. She shared that she was ready to leave her current corporate role today, as the senior leader was terribly toxic – a true narcis...
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9 Ways Mentally Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Sabotaging Their Success

Whether you’ve failed to close a major deal, or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry for yourself can become downright self-destructive. It makes overcoming adversity difficult – if not ...
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Six-Figure Hotline With Dave Opton and Debbie Farrell

Exclusively for ExecuNet members, Dave Opton, founder of ExecuNet and his guest Debbie Farrell, an ExecuNet Career Strategist, bring you solutions to executive career issues that are important to you. This is a chance for members to call in and speak ...
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Six-Figure Hotline: What Job Seekers Fail to Do

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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Six-Figure Hotline With Dave Opton and Don Weintraub

Exclusively for ExecuNet members, Dave Opton, founder of ExecuNet and his guest Don Weintraub, Managing Director of ExecuNet's Career Strategists, bring you solutions to executive career issues that are important to you. This is a chance for members to ...
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Get More Done During Your Commute

By now, we all know multitasking doesn’t work. Our brains are incapable of focusing on more than one thing at a time. We might think we’re multitasking as we scan our email while on a conference call, but we’re not. We’re actually switch-tasking—q...
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Six-Figure Hotline: Picture in Resumes

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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How Not to Ask for a Recommendation Letter

To land a job or get into a university, we usually need someone to vouch for us. It can be tough to ask—recommenders are typically more senior than us, they’re busy, and we don’t always know where we stand in their eyes. When we work up the courage to ...
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Six-Figure Hotline: The Energy Drain That Comes With Rejection

As part of ExecuNet membership, I conduct a bi-weekly teleconference called Six-Figure Hotline where members call in to ask the questions keeping them up at night, and to gain market and trend insight from the career experts who join me in talking about ...
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