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The Coach's Consciousness:
Creating Awareness

A while back, we explored The Mentor’s Mindset, to create greater understanding of what it means to be a mentor. This week we explore coaching - the refinement of knowledge. The client may have years of expertise in a profession, but is promoted…
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The Value of Values

by Dr. Burl W. Randolph Jr. Much is heralded about values these days. At home, at work, in the community, values have always been important, but even more so today. What is the value of values in business? During the months of February and…
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95% is NOT a Passing Grade

by Bill Flury Graduation Preparation Graduation time was approaching, and the principal of the high school was speaking to an assembly program of seniors. His topic today was future grading systems. He told the seniors that they would…
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A Mentor's Mindset:
It's All About the Relationship

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. Mentoring is a much talked about topic for leadership development, but I am uncertain how it is understood. I have heard people say that “Everyone is my mentor” or “I mentor everyone”, both of which are misnomers. To…
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Balance: A Leader’s Lament

By Burl W. Randolph Jr. Every leader laments or grieves over balance. With so much to do, and so little time, "How do I balance home, work, school (in some cases), and community service?" "How do I get, and keep, my sense of balance?" One…
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Inclusive Leadership:
Bringing Out the Best in Everyone

By Burl W. Randolph Jr. The workforce probably has more generations working in it than any time in history. Traditionalists still hold the reigns in many capacities as majority shareholders and owners. Baby Boomers wanted to leave, but the…