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April 28
2012 Energy Leadership Project Results: top competencies in the Charlotte, NC

In February, 2012, 24 energy industry leaders responded to a short survey. Here are their responses to item #3:  What are the top 3 competencies of the top leaders at…

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April 27
Is Charlotte, NC the “New Energy Capital?”

Let’s start with some facts: The Charlotte Regional Partnership counts 27,000 local jobs and 250 energy related firms in the Charlotte, NC 16-county region. Duke Energy Corporation’s recent acquisition of…

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April 23
Predictive Assessments for your Senior leaders…

Hello Ric, So nice to see you yesterday.  (I’m excited about the volunteer work we are doing for …) Yesterday we talked about the possibility of providing assessments for senior…

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April 22
Do poor people smile more often?

Recently I watched a Netflix video on the Dalai Lama… And he stated that poor people smile more often. If the reincarnated Buddha, a fountain of wisdom and mystery for…

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April 22
Success is in your blood…

… maybe. Consider your antecedents. “Antecedents” refers to your family or origin, parents, and grandparents.  These are “your people.”  They left you with strong messages about your probability of success.…

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April 22
Corporate earnings vs. wage earnings vs. professional development

Perhaps you have seen this chart from Q4, 2012?  This data amazed me. The red line indicates corporate earnings, which are at an all time high. The blue line indicates…

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April 19
My coaching guarantee

Since 1997, I have provided an unconditional guarantee on coaching services from Action Learning Associates. There is no “fine print.” If you are not happy, then I do not want…

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April 18
Profits are better than wages

Jim Rohn, the great business consultant and philosopher, tells a story about his childhood.  You may like this story… As a boy Jim learned that he had two choices: 1.…

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April 17
How to use your Ultradian Rhythm for success

You probably know the phrase “circadian rhythm.”   The patterns that occur in time and space as a result of the sun’s orbital pull upon the earth.  Circadian rhythms lead…

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April 16
Why Coaching can never be a commodity

I just got off a peer coaching call with a man I have never met. Yet for 3 years we have held each other accountable to our dreams, goals, and…

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