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holiday budget blown? be the gift

By now you have undoubtedly gone through your holiday budget and maybe even a little of next year’s. Don’t fret. I have the perfect holiday gift that is – priceless. You!

Let me explain by sharing an experience I had recently. I received a priceless gift from someone and I bet he doesn’t even know he was giving me a gift (though, he may as he is enlightened in the ways of gratitude). On twitter, @1080group (Roger Courville) retweeted a message I posted and added a simple comment (see below). Now, the simple note and retweet probably took him 30 seconds but to me, it is priceless. Recognition, thanks, a helping hand by spreading the word of another’s work are all priceless gifts that cost you nothing but a genuine thought and your time.

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30 powerful questions for coaching and reflecting

To be, or not to be: that is the question. ~William Shakespeare

Powerful questions can be used in coaching, self-reflection, leadership development, team collaboration, and even critical thinking. Often one question can be enough to ignite an illuminating conversation ending in the all powerful ‘ah ha’ moment of a client or team mate. Below is a collection of 30 questions I have used over the years in coaching, consulting, self-reflection, and in a collaborative team setting. If these inspire critical thinking on your part, then I can enjoy the knowledge that I can inspire from a distance. If these questions inspire more questions, please let me know by leaving a comment.

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Why Do You Work?

Have you thought about it lately? Why do you get up and go to work in the morning? What drives you to do that instead of something else (sleep, watch TV, shop, go to a movie or amusement park, write that novel, travel)? If you are a manager or leader, what do you think gets your team up and to work...

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