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The Power of Questions

The Power of Questions

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

“The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.” – Thomas Berger – Questions are immensely powerful. They can act as a catalyst for engaged, fruitful dialogue. Questions are also capable of diminishing the recipient and shutting down any reasonable exchange. As many do, I consider Socrates as the father of […]

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Persistence + Relentless Execution = Core Success!

Persistence + Relentless Execution = Core Success!

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was staring out my office window, looking at the foothills, my mind floating around feelings of unease and restlessness. Where was this coming from? The past week was filled with meetings and conference calls related to several nonprofit boards, government boards and community groups. It had been wearing at times. I needed to re-group, […]

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Notice That They’ve Grown Up? Amazing Transformations!

Notice That They’ve Grown Up? Amazing Transformations!

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

I sat there in awe. Just yesterday, they were pulling weeds with me in my vegetable garden. Now they’re chemical engineers, teachers, financial advisors for businesses, air force pilots, medical professionals, project managers. Over the last few months, whether through holiday letters or delightful visits, my husband and I connected with these young people and […]

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The Right Frame Can Make All the Difference

The Right Frame Can Make All the Difference

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

People with the responsibility to lead and manage need to be great ‘framers’. A good frame provides clarity, giving the listener a sense of understanding of your logic and purpose. A manager, struggling to communicate a change in office location, wasn’t communicating at all because a decision had not yet been made. This lack of […]

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Connecting Your ‘Why’ with Your Client’s ‘Why’

Connecting Your ‘Why’ with Your Client’s ‘Why’

| April 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

I was recently asked to provide a presentation on the topic of change management for an upcoming client conference. I was delighted with the request, in large part, because it gave me an opportunity to address the interconnectedness of change between a company and its client. Whether an organization is selling services or products, they […]

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Republican or Democrat? I can’t tell!

Republican or Democrat? I can’t tell!

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

I received a wonderful compliment the other day from a colleague. We have worked together for the last several years on a board whose  members are appointed by the county commissioners, lending appointments to be somewhat politicized. The individual said, “You know after all this time, I’m not sure if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. […]

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Commit to 2015!

Commit to 2015!

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is not the critic who counts; not the one who points out how the strong person stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the person who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; […]

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2014 Thanksgiving Letter

2014 Thanksgiving Letter

| November 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

November 2014 Dear Friends of LeadersCove, Giving thanks, being filled with gratitude, finding joy in the everyday moments of life as well as those major milestones – all of these are worthy of our focused reflection. When we are present and truly observing the world around us we open ourselves to possibilities and gifts. Truth […]

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Add Value to Your ‘NO’

Add Value to Your ‘NO’

| October 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently I joined Strategic Connections, an organization affiliated with Colorado Thought Leaders Forum. We were having a discussion at our table regarding clients that are not a fit. The conversation led to how you tell the individual or company that you are not right for them. That you don’t want their business. One of the […]

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Don’t Let Success Trip You Up

Don’t Let Success Trip You Up

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

“We’ve worked hard at creating a healthier, more robust organization. And, you know what? We’re growing, not incrementally, but in leaps. So how do we keep this up?” It’s not easy to keep the momentum going for a company that is experiencing success. In part, the problem is recognizing that what ensured your company’s current […]

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