Prickly or Pleasing. A person’s disposition…your disposition, is an important ingredient to your success. Bougainvillea is a pretty enough plant to cover a wall, but it is covered with thorns making it very difficult to shape and handle. I just met a person like the bougainvillea; competent to do their job, but prickly to work with. Do you think this type of behavior helps or hurts them?
Welcome to Saturday Morning Coaching with Coach Davis. This is Session number 5 in our series on Critical Thinking. Want to be successful in life? Then, critical thinking is an essential skill that you can learn. Do you remember having a class in how to think when you were in school? I don’t. Lots of people tell you what to think, but has anyone worked with you on how to think? Let’s supercharge our thinking with standards of thinking excellence. Saturday Morning Coaching begins now…
The person who thinks critically can reason and evaluate to make informed decisions and successfully solve problems for a desired outcome. Caution…within our thinking traps are hidden. Welcome to Saturday Morning Coaching with Coach Davis. Lots of people out there want to entertain you, Coach simply wants to help you be successful. Session number 4 in our series on Critical Thinking, an essential skill that you can learn, begins now.
The hallmark for one who thinks critically is the ability to reason, assess, question, investigate, formulate, calculate, evaluate, and judge to make informed decisions and successfully solve problems for a desired outcome.
You have power that controls what happens next…your future…in your personal life, in your professional life. It is the power to make a decision. Do you get up or stay in bed? Do you make your bed or leave it messy? Do you work or do you idle? Do you stay or do you go? Small or large, decisions control what happens next. We have been exploring Critical Thinking and today we focus on the Decision Making Process…a simple road map to guide your thinking. Saturday Morning begins now.
Your mind is truly yours. It is an amazing gift. It directs your life and gives you your results. If you don’t like what is going on in your life…the decisions you are making…it is time to check your thinking. Last week we started an exploration of Critical Thinking. It is so foundational to our success, Coach is spending several sessions on it. Today we focus on a Critical Thinking Audit…a simple guide for your thinking. Saturday Morning Coaching begins now.
Your mind is the Central Processing Unit of your life. Everything you do is controlled by your mind. You are constantly receiving stimuli, you run it through filters and select what comes into your mind. Chris Argyrus, former Harvard Professor, called this the ladder of inference. This is the starting point for how you captain your life. Saturday Morning Coaching is here to help you have the most successful journey possible. We begin now…
I just got out of a meeting with the CEO of a mid-size, precision manufacturing company. His job is to fix the company. We spent a lot of time discussing the people who report to him and if it is possible to create a team. What a great question. Coach is going to bring some insight to you today on the conversations that go on about you. STARPOWER begins now.
Welcome back to Saturday Morning Coaching---with Coach Davis. My goal is to inspire and help you succeed. I firmly believe as Napoleon Hill would say that “thoughts are things.” All our action, all our action starts with a thought somewhere in our mind. Someone just said, what about an impulse…or is that manifested from a thought as well? Let’s just work with “thoughts are things.” That means they ultimately impact what we do. Print off today’s handout of the STARPOWER model. Saturday Morning Coaching begins, now.
Welcome to Saturday Morning Coaching with Coach Davis. Did you know there are two types of conflict? One is good to have in an organization the other is not. One can make things better, the other can hurt you and your reputation. Get ready for insight that can help you get into positive action. STARPOWER begins now.
STARPOWER: Exploring Appreciative Inquiry
Welcome to Saturday Morning Coaching, I’m your host Coach Davis. Starting today, you will notice the format to be less structured and a little less formal and hopefully a bit more personal. Welcome, all the faithful people in Columbus, OH. What a nice turnout each week. Appreciative Inquiry…heard of it? STARPOWER starts now.
Recharging your reputation. As we cruise into the next quarter, it’s time to step back and make sure your reputation is working in your favor. Research shows that job performance is positively associated with personal reputation for politically skilled people. Get ready with today’s handout at MyValueTree.com and unlock the keys to thriving in uncertain times when we get back from weather and sports.
Unbeknownst to you, some form of trouble is already in the works that will cause a problem for you at work. Are you preparing today by making deposits into the “goodwill” bank? Get the STARPOWER handout at MyValueTree.com and be ready for the important coaching session that awaits you this weekend right after weather and sports.
Times of transition are popping up all over the place for people. Early retirement, job loss, death, relationship ending…whatever it is, some sort of change is forcing its way into your life., and the question is, “how will you respond?” Triumph or tragedy, what will it be? Get the STARPOWER handout at MyValueTree.com and be ready for today’s coaching right after weather and sports.
Here we are on an Independence Day weekend celebrating freedom from tyranny, yet one of you this morning is letting your dreams be held hostage because you can’t get to “no.” Living in Hopeville is safe and easy. Breakout with today’s STARPOWER Coaching right after weather and sports and get your handout at MyValueTree.com .
Just getting through all the issues of today has many of us with our heads down and our elbows up. It’s so easy to get lost in these details that we get squeezed out of our future. Is it time for a family strategic plan? Saturday Morning Coaching is here for you right after weather and sports. Get today's handout.
We are going to talk about rituals. They define who we are as a person, a family, a town, a nation. What you do repeatedly, regularly, these are your rituals. Who do you become when the rituals end? Saturday Morning Coaching is soon to begin. Get today’s handout at MyValueTree.com and be ready after weather and sports.
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How quickly the year is going. Remember all your hopes and expectations when the year started? How’s it going? Saturday Morning Coaching is here and today we take stock of our progress and learn how to use the trimtab for course correction. Get the STARPOWER Model at MyValueTree.com and be ready right after weather and sports.
Saturday Morning Coaching is back and today the fifth element in our exploration of “5 to Thrive” will be revealed. Without it your pursuit of possibilities will wither…in a world of surplus talent you blend right in. The missing ingredient for your growth is…going to be today’s topic. Be here right after weather and sports.