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Monthly Archives: April 2014

4 Cores of Credibility

Drawn from “Speed of Trust” by Stephen M.R. Covey. The Collier Companies Fall 2013 Conference of Champions featured a two day “Speed of Trust” seminar by FranklinCovey Trust speeds up everything, makes life smoother, easier. Great. But how to get/earn trust? How to deserve trust? What creates trust? Trust depends on credibility; credibility in turn rests upon 4 core values. The […]

The Snare of the Familiar

We tend to do what is most familiar rather than what is best. It takes emotional discipline to break new behavioral pathways, learn new ways of thinking, speaking, seeing, and being.   A father and son sought out counseling to help with a deteriorating relationship.  From the father’s point of view the problem was simple: “lies, […]

Sloppiness Will Not Be Tolerated

Lightcloud was a hi-tech company (chaired by venture capitalist superstar Marc Andreessen) fighting for its very survival in the post dot com bust, post 9/11 era. The launch of a new product was crucial to its survival and they had revamped the entire sales process, recruited a top drawer 150 person sales team and put […]

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