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Lessons Learned in the Trenches – Part 1

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2003 When you ask executives what keeps them up at night, most will say – the people issues – employees and customers. This month’s executive briefing will cover some important lessons in the “people” arena that I’ve learned in just two weeks of opening a new coffee house in the Read More >

Integrity and Business…it pays off.

by Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2003 Judging from the press, you’d think that most businesses in America survive by hook or by crook…but mostly by crook. I beg to differ. In fact, it is my experience that most business people are people of integrity and achieve success by doing business the right way. This month Read More >

Tips For Prospering in a Flat World

by Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2005 I’ve been reading, “The World is Flat,” by Thomas Friedman of the New York Times and have some thoughts about what it takes to prosper, not just survive, in a flat world. Friedman’s main points were that in a world of globalization and the internet, there is nowhere to Read More >

New Year’s Leadership Tips That Anyone Can Use

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., © 2008 In today’s free agent economy, very smart people want to grow and will only stay at companies that help them do that. “Pay them well, pay them fairly and then do everything you can do to make them forget about the money” (Alfie Kahn). Most people respect and appreciate Read More >

How to Think Clearly When Everyone is Scared

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., © 2008 Over the past month or so, since the financial market crisis has deepened, I’ve had numerous conversations with executives. Several C-Level executives said that they were “scared” about what was happening. I’ve never heard that before in the many years that I’ve been working with business people. That type Read More >

Finding Opportunity in Crisis

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., © 2009 Much has been written about executive coaching as a method for helping executives perform at the top of their game or to get back on track if they have derailed. The latter has been until recently the primary reason coaches are retained. However, the little know secret is that Read More >

The Truth about Courage and Leadership

Consider the job of a police officer. Every day, he or she suits up in an effort to protect the community served. More often than not, risk is involved, even to the point of putting one’s life on the line, all for the sake of the job. But to that officer, the job is well Read More >

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