1 Secret Every Great Leader Learns

Everyone loves “secrets”, assuming that the knowledge that lies within has somehow been hidden from most of us until now. I there 1 secret every great leaders learn? We at Crestcom found an interesting article on this in Inc recently. Faking it until you make it, or acting “as if” can help you summon the […]

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Top 10 Communication Errors

At Crestcom, providing our clients with actionable management and leadership skills and tools to produce measurable, quantifiable financial benefit is what we do. Andy Bounds, one of our acclaimed internationally recognized video faculty, is a communication expert. Watch a 3 minute video of Andy in Action as a snippet of the types of subjects what […]

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Need a Business Coach? Top 5 Questions To Ask Yourself

Need a business coach? Top 5 Questions to ask yourself. Why a blog on this? In my view, anyone leading a business needs a coach, assuming they want to achieve consistent, superior results and their heads aren’t  so big they can’t squeeze it through a doorway. What professional athlete, regardless of their proficiency level, doesn’t […]

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10 Ways To Get People To Change

10 Ways To Get People to Change was the title of a recent HBR article. Research consistently shows that change initiative have a dismal track record. In fact, if you executed well on your change initiatives 3 times out of 10, you’d be in the top 30%! Why is change so difficult, and why do […]

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Final Installment of 9 Things Successful People Do Differently:

This is the final installment of 9 things successful people do differently; these are the last 3. Dr. Heidi Grant Halverson, a motivational psychologist, researcher, and writer created a list of the 9 things successful people do differently on a blog post for Harvard, which has become the most viewed blog in its history. It […]

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9 Things Successful People Do Differently

My last post was on 3 of the 9 things successful people do differently. Following are the next 3. Dr. Heidi Grant Halverson, a motivational psychologist, researcher, and writer created a list of the 9 things successful people do differently on a blog post for Harvard, which has become the most viewed blog in its […]

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9 Things Successful People Do Differently

Dr. Heidi Grant Halverson, a motivational psychologist, researcher, and writer created a list of the 9 things successful people do differently on a blog post for Harvard, which has become the most viewed blog in its history. It is also an eBook available for download. One of the reasons her blog post has been so […]

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Why Consultants Are a Four Letter Word To Business Owners

I used to wonder why consultants are a four letter word to business owners. The more I’ve worked with business owners, the more I appreciate and understand why they are reluctant to hire them. As I recently highlighted in my monthly newsletter, when a business owner hires any consultant, executive  coach, or advisor, it pays […]

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Do Business Owners Need a Coach?

Do business owners need a coach? Like many things, it depends. Over the past several years, having worked closely with many business owners, CEO’s and their executive teams, I have seen strategies not being implemented, important priorities not getting accomplished, change initiatives poorly accepted and acted on, and too many individuals and organizations suffering the […]

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Strategic Plan Is Not Being Implemented

There are definitely more than 5 reasons your strategic plan is not being implemented, but I thought we’d start with the top 5. Studies show that about half off all participants in strategic planning are dissatisfied with the results, and about 60% of all companies do not execute on their top priorities well. These results […]

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