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Coaches ask questions that shine light in the right places

One of the most interesting questions I have ever been asked was during an interview to discover how I do coaching and training. Some people were modelling my coaching and training ability. They were interested not just in seeing me training and coaching but also ...

The story of two frogs

There is a story about two frogs. One was hopping along at the bottom of a deep rut made by a tractor. The other frog saw him there and said, 'Hey! What are you doing down there? It's much better up here; there is more food.' The first frog looked up: 'I can't get ...

Leadership Is NOT Only About You

[pullquote]Yes, things need to get done, but if along the way you burn out people by being rude and insensitive about their needs then things will get done only once or twice.[/pullquote]What is more important - growing people or getting things done? This question had ...

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Triple Bottom Line Model

Most Conscious Businesses subscribe to a Triple Bottom Line model of success for their business endeavor. They aim to provide positive value in the domain of People, Planet, and Profit.[pullquote]Frequently, a Conscious Business will donate employee paid time, money, ...

Dealing with Envy

Vicars in one church don't allow congregational members to take up more responsible roles because the congregational members are better then them. Therefore they keep them just giving donations. This is very vivid example what the leader must give up - envy of those who ...

spiritual business

Spirituality in Business

WHEN I MENTION the field of spirituality in business, I love to watch the reactions on people's faces. Some people ask me, "What group are you with?" In one case, a woman with whom I was having a pleasant chat quickly ended the conversation. She later revealed that she ...