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Succession Strategies For Building Generational Strength

This is a great article by James Gambone about Succession Strategies. I suspect Mr. Gambone would agree that the predominance of succession plans are not strategic, but actually arise based on imminent need. Another tool for successful succession is using assessment tools to make sure the right person is in the right role.

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The Art of Referral

Your clients are bright and successful people who see themselves as able-bodied and capable of handling whatever comes their way.  And… you think that your clients might benefit from the involvement of someone trained in human dynamics.  They might benefit from a professional that could enhance the functioning of their self, their family, or their organization.  What should you say?  How should you say it?  Here are some tips:

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What Can Coaches Do For You?

Here is an article published in the Harvard Business Review about what coaches can do for executives.  The survey suggests that coaching borrows from both consulting and therapy; consulting being more of an advisory role while therapy is more about asking the right questions.  I have found with my coaching clients that asking the right questions is much more powerful and transformative than giving suggestions.

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Strong Roots, Flexible Branches, Detachable Leaves

People make better financial, emotional, and intellectual choices when they have a strong sense of self, flexible thinking, and the ability to let go. The metaphor of a tree is useful to understand psychological qualities that are necessary for making good choices, as well as for navigating change.

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Following Your Purpose – 1 of Many Key Leadership Traits

The Huffington Post reports that there are more than 27,000 leadership books on Amazon.com, not to mention the countless seminars, articles and workshops, and then they offer one more – Psychologist Carolyn Gergoire says there are “7 habits of natural leaders.” While I’m not sure there are just seven, I do particularly like #2 on her list: “They follow their purpose.”

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