Archive | January, 2013

The First 15%

“The success of any venture depends heavily on its beginning. By focusing on the first 15%, the remaining 85% will effortlessly follow.”   –W. Edwards Deming ‘Effortlessly’ is a great exaggeration, but my experience [based on both hits and misses] says that this is as close to an immutable fact as can be served up […]

Self-Awareness: the Emotional Intelligence Portal

“To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.” – Eric Hoffer One of the most gratifying moments in leadership coaching is the moment when a new client receives the assessment feedback with an open mind, and then slowly takes the first small but important steps that demonstrate […]