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Saturday Morning Coaching

Thrive in Uncertain Times with Saturday Morning coaching on WTIC1080, Connecticut's #1 Newstalk radio station. Join Coach Davis and explore how you apply the 5-point model designed to get you into action. Someone is going to be very successful today...why not you? Get the model at MyValueTree.com and click the Starpower tab.
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Dec 7, 2019

Wow!  Sometimes life can throw you a left hook; a sucker punch that knocks you off your feet.  Can you stay in the place of maximum effectiveness in spite of it all?  We look at the process of grieving as a key component of our effectiveness strategy. Prepare by going to MyValueTree.com and print today’s handout on the Grief Process and be ready for our coaching session right after weather and sports.

 

 

Nov 16, 2019

Business owners, management or employees…learning can place us in the path of success. We are inspired today by an article from my favorite magazine, CFO, that focuses us on our STAR POWER point of Abilities.  Be ready right after weather and sports.

Nov 9, 2019

When you don’t know where you are going, you always arrive somewhere.  Today is the fourth and final part in our series from the book, The Principled Employee.  The future conspires with you when you have an exciting and vibrant picture of the future.  Get today’s handout of the “Four principles that make you a successful employee” at MyValueTree.com, and be here ready to learn right after weather and sports.

Nov 2, 2019

I like being with people who deliver results and are excited about what they do.  Part three in our series today comes from the book, The Principled Employee, and it is an encouragement to be successful at work.   If you’ve got a job, let’s keep it, and if you are in play for a job, let’s win it.  Four principles make you successful.  Get today’s handout at MyValueTree.com, and be here right after weather and sports.

Oct 26, 2019

Why would anyone choose to associate with a dis-empowered complainer?  We continue our exploration of, The Principled Employee, my new book designed to help people be successful at work.   If you’ve got a job, let’s keep it, and if you are in play for a job, let’s win it.  Four principles make you successful.  Get today’s handout at MyValueTree.com, and be here right after weather and sports.

Oct 19, 2019

We continue our exploration of, The Principled Employee, my new book designed to help people be successful at work.   Whether you have been in the workforce for some time now, or you are one of the lucky ones just entering the workforce, there are four principles designed to give you the inside track.  Today we look at the political system at work.  Get the complimentary book at MyValueTree.com, and be here right after weather and sports.

Oct 12, 2019

Today is the first of a series based on my new book titled, The Principled Employee;  the companion to The Principled Supervisor.   In our continuing pursuit of competitive businesses, a healthy relationship must exist between the manager and employee.  How do you help yourself and the business be successful? Get today’s homework assignment at MyValueTree.com, and be here right after weather and sports.

Culture Model (homework)

The Four Principles

Oct 5, 2019

We are going to bring a little beauty into our lives today and explore how to nourish our STAR with classical music.  Is classical music important?  Is it relevant?  Does it impact behavior?  It will be just like a humanities class today.  Drop by MyValueTree.com for a quick refresher on the sound of Mozart and be here right after weather and sports.

Mozart Effect Research

Sep 28, 2019

Between Good Friday and Easter I always find this Saturday to be an interesting day of reflection.  The way national issues are being positioned and the pressures in our daily lives, we seem to be pitted against one another.  Today we get out of the pits and start taking control of the interpersonal strife that is so damaging to us, our career and our business.  To set the stage, I have a great video posted for you at MyValueTree.com.  Click on Conflicted just above the WTIC logo.  Let’s get ready to go right after weather and sports.

Sep 21, 2019

It is Spring cleaning time once again, but I don’t mean around the yard and house.  We are going after beliefs today.  What I hold to be true may be holding me back.  We are going to look at Jessica Jackley’s story and learn how a 25 year old created Kiva.org, a global breakthrough in micro-financing. Incredible.  Study up for today’s coaching session by watching the videos posted at MyValueTree.com and be here right after weather and sports.

Sep 7, 2019

Winter is over and it is time to kedge out…get into action.  Today’s session takes Daniel Pink’s thoughts on motivation and couples them with a sailing practice called “kedging” to create a one-two punch setting yourself up for success.  I have a great video posted at MyValueTree.com on motivational theory for today’s homework assignment.  Check it out and get right back here for our Saturday morning coaching session after weather and sports.

Aug 31, 2019

Let’s make some money! Success in this economy goes to those whose minds are flexible, adaptable and open to new possibilities. I continue meeting people who are struggling with taking a blank sheet of paper and creating possibilities for generating personal revenue…beyond looking for “a job”.  Today is session #3 exploring what it takes to be your own “job possibility incubator”.  Get today’s handout and get ready for our Saturday morning coaching session right after weather and sports.

Aug 24, 2019

A great morning to you all;  are you ready for our coaching session on how to thrive in uncertain times?  We are guided by the STAR POWER model, 5 integrated points designed to get you into action by weaving together your attitude, appearance, abilities, associations and accountability.  Today is the second session on being your own possibility incubator, focusing on your Abilities and how to combine them to create the most personal value.  The need for new possibilities is thrust upon us through unanticipated change, and if you have a personal possibility incubator you will succeed.

Aug 17, 2019

If you are tired of waiting for your new job to find you, if you are feeling insecure in your current job, if you are stuck in creating a new future, then join us after weather and sports as we explore what it takes to be your own possibility incubator.  I have met several people these last few weeks who are struggling with taking a blank sheet of paper and creating possibilities for generating personal revenue…beyond looking for “a job.” Get today’s handout and get ready for our Saturday morning coaching session.

Today's Handout

Jul 20, 2019

This week the Governor talked about the need to consolidate and flatten organizations…last week Pfizer announced plans to reduce its CT workforce by 1,100.  People are listening right now who feel nervous about their future.  Today’s topic is, “Sometimes you’ve gotta look up.”  Get your STAR POWER back by printing off a copy of our model found at MyValueTree.com.  Keep your head up, we have a great future;  see you right here after weather and sports. 

Jul 13, 2019

This week we saw legislators in Wisconsin leave the state and hide as a complex issue with an unpopular response was up for debate.  Whatever their motivation, I love the symbolism of running and hiding.  Today we explore Hiding From Your Problems…the surest way to lose.  We’ll see what Ben Sherwood has to say in his book, The Survivors Club.  Come out, come out wherever you are…right after weather and sports.

Jun 15, 2019

Character.  Having successfully navigated the Sea of Collections last week, today we sail into home stretch of our journey…the Sea of Character.  This is a defining moment for intrepid sailors in the quest for continued business.  What is my reputation with the customer?  Get today’s handout, your world map of the journey, at MyValueTree.com.  Prepare to find your treasure right after weather and sports. 

Jun 8, 2019

Maelstroms and nasty sea creatures abound as we continue our journey sailing the 7-C’s of business, entering the sea of Collections today.  Get your handout at MyValueTree.com. Strap in for rough sailing right after weather and sports. 

Jun 1, 2019

Brisk winds are blowing as we continue our journey sailing the 7-C’s of business…a metaphor for the process that drives business from getting the order to collecting the cash.  Our Saturday morning talks are about your STAR POWER and how you thrive in uncertain times…and understanding how a business works gives you an edge in this competitive marketplace.  Get today’s handout at MyValueTree.com and get ready for invigorating sailing as we enter the sea of Craft.

May 26, 2019

Secure the lines as we continue our journey sailing the 7-C’s of business…a metaphor for the process that drives business from getting the order to collecting the cash.  We talk on Saturday mornings about your STAR POWER and how you thrive in uncertain times…and understanding how a business works gives you an edge in this competitive marketplace.  Get today’s handout at MyValueTree.com.  If you don’t already have it framed and on your wall…I’m puzzled!  Get ready because storms can be brewing as we enter the sea of Contracts. 

Apr 14, 2019

Trim the sails as we continue our journey sailing the 7-C’s of business…a metaphor for the process that drives business from getting the order to collecting the cash. We talk on Saturday mornings about your STAR POWER and how you thrive in uncertain times…and understanding how a business runs gives you an edge in this competitive marketplace. Get ready because we sail into the sea of Closing right after weather and sports

Mar 30, 2019

Anchors away as we continue our journey sailing the 7-C’s of business.  We talk on Saturday mornings about your STAR POWER and how you thrive in uncertain times…and to have that edge in the marketplace you need to understand how a business runs.  Get ready because we sail into the sea of Customers today. 

Mar 16, 2019

Anchors away as we begin our journey today sailing the 7-C’s of business. We talk on Saturday mornings about your STAR POWER and how you thrive in uncertain times…and to have that edge in the marketplace you need to understand the core business process called Order-to-Cash. And just for our listeners, we have an incredible handout for you. Request at Alden@MyValueTree.com. It’s more than a handout, it is business art and it looks wonderful framed. So, put on your Irish fisherman’s sweater and let’s get sailing right after weather and sports.

Mar 9, 2019

We talk a lot about aspirations here with STAR POWER.  If you went through this week and did not see positive movement toward your goals and desires then maybe it is time to “mind the gap.”  The Gap…those voids that exist somewhere in our STAR.  Swing by MyValueTree.com to print off a copy of our STAR model…five points getting you into action so that you can thrive in uncertain times.  We’ll be seeing you right here, after the weather and sports.

 

 

Feb 16, 2019

Today’s STAR POWER topic is “when I am down to the bark.”   There is someone this morning who is struggling.  We are going to explore the writings of Viktor Frankl and the power we can find in the midst of life’s struggles through vision and hope in the future.  To prepare,  print off a copy of today’s thoughts.

Handout

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