Coaching Excellence Blog

Brinkmanship – A Lesson for All

You’ve seen this term tossed around, extensively, thanks to the Debt-Ceiling debate. For absolute clarity, I went to the always friendly and readily accessible source, Wikipedia, and it offered this insight: Brinkmanship is the practice of pushing dangerous events to the verge of disaster in order to achieve the most advantageous outcome.  This maneuver of […]

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It Only Takes a Smile

Start your week with some inspiration from iPEC! How often do you —  or do any of us — actually smile without a real reason? Smiling is a statement of content that is contagious, not only to others, but within our very cells. It’s easy to smile when someone smiles first or if something pleasurable […]

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Engage at Your Core

The Core Energy Coaching™ process takes everything that makes you who you are – your purpose, beliefs, values, strengths, etc. – and engages that capacity on the specific goal you want to achieve, the role at which you want to succeed, or the task you are undertaking. This is Core Energy Coaching – the process […]

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Making the Shift to Success

Our previous post about catabolic profiles highlighted the negative effects that catabolic energy can cause if it’s allowed to cultivate in an organization.  As catabolic energy can cause negative effects, a small change toward energy in the anabolic range can result in business gains, creating a positive impact on an organization’s bottom line. While catabolic […]

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Understanding Catabolic Profiles

The vast majority of U.S. workers that are not engaged at work fall into the catabolic range, identified as having an E-Factor of less than 3.0.  They have a way of being that’s destructive, draining, and de-motivating, and they’re typically associated with one of two catabolic profiles. The first catabolic profile depicts employees who have […]

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Engagement: An Investment in Long-Term Success

In business, it’s no secret that maintaining existing customer relationships and developing customer loyalty is far less expensive than the cost of acquiring new customers. Similarly, developing your existing employees and helping them flourish is far less expensive than the cost of hiring new ones.  A high rate of turnover isn’t a sustainable business model; […]

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Response-Ability: Don’t React Too Quickly!

Last week, we shared a few inspiring stories of tremendous response-ability.  And, as I’m sure you realized, inspiration often comes from the most amazing and unexpected of places.  It can be found anywhere and everywhere.  You’ll even find inspiration in yourself if you’ll just look for it! You know those moments when life pushed back […]

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Response-Ability: It’s Personal!

Remember, life can never take from you, your response-ability – your ability to respond.  This is why it’s personal to me; I hope it is to you as well. When the doctor told Bruce D Schneider, founder of iPEC, that at 18 years of age – after being nearly crushed in a car accident, thanks […]

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