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Choosing Discomfort for Leadership & Success – Green Beret Jason Van Camp

In Choosing Discomfort, Embrace the Suck, Green Beret, Leader Transformation, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Podcast, Special Operations, Success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

When it comes to Special Operating Forces there is a phrase commonly used, “embrace the suck”.  The idea that you are in the midst of horrible circumstances you have to decide if you are going to make through this adversity, you have to sit in the middle of this discomfort so that you can come through it in the end.  …

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Leading The Demotivated Employee – Dr. Tara Peters

In demotivated, demotivation, employee motivation, Leader Type, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Motivation, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

How many times have I been asked, “how can I motivate my people”?  It is question that is asked of every coach.  As a coach we typically do not give an answer because we know you are not ready to hear the truth.  And even if we were to tell it to you, you not only have a reluctance to …

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Be a Better Leader and Transform Your Business – Maureen Metcalf

In Business Transformation, Innovative Leadership, Leader Transformation, Leader Type, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership Skills, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay Izso2 Comments

Change is inevitable, but in today’s world change comes at us at an accelerated pace.  This means that businesses and organizations must be able to transform.  How does a business do that?  Well it starts with the leader.  There must a leader that first must transform before he business can transform.  If I were to ask you the question do …

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The Leadership Killer – Captain John Havlik (US Navy SEALs retired)

In Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Leadership Killer, Leadership Lessons, Leadership Skills, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

So often we point fingers at leaders for their problems.  We will look so intently at the things we do not like about a particular leader and in the process we neglect to realize we have become arrogant believing that we “know” more, or someone else would be better suited to be in their place.  The fact is our belief …

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Eliminate Fear – Fearless Leadership – Alan Weiss

In behavior change, Coaching, consulting, fear, Fearless Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Life Change, Overcoming Fear, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Fear.  So often we do not want to admit it.  But as long as we are human we will fear.  But what about fear when it comes to leadership?  Can a leader afford to be afraid?  A leader may deny their they are afraid, but the truth is their behavior will give them away.  Because no matter how hard you …

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People Over Process: Leadership for Agility – Michael K. Levine

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Agile is a process that allows teams to basically work independently on small pieces of a larger project.  Basically they govern themselves, work in spurts (called sprints) and are suppose to be unified on what they will work on at any given time.  But does that really work without leadership involvement?  Perhaps not as consistently well as we would like …

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7 Principles to Change Your Business and Your Life: Conscious Leadership – Michael Bianco-Splann

In Business Help, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Business Relationships, change, Conscious Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Life Help, Podcast, servant leadership, Serving People, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Yesterday is not today…well that’s obvious.  So why do we believe that so many of yesterday’s leadership principles will still be effective today?  The fact is when it comes to work attitudes have changed.  Jobs are plentiful and when people do not like their boss, manager, or CEO, they just leave.  This costs the business massive amounts of money.  At …

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Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Business, and Coaching – Dr. Marilee Adams

In behavior change, Business Culture, Business Improvement, Business Psychology, Coaching, Company Culture, Decision Making, Healthy Living, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, life challenges, Life Change, Life Help, Podcast, Problem Solving, Psychology, self help, self-improvement, team leader, teams by Jay Izso2 Comments

Have you ever been around someone you are trying to avoid?  Or maybe it is someone that you feel like you just cannot get along with?  Maybe you believe there is someone out to get your job or get you fired?  Maybe it is your boss or manager that you feel like you have to walk on egg shells around …

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How Your Business Can Compete in a Digital Age – The Relationship Economy – John DiJulius

In Business Culture, Business Ideas, Business Improvement, Business Relationships, Business Success, change, Competing, competition, Competitive Business, Customer Relationships, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Podcast, sales, sales success, Uncategorized by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

Technology, social media, phone apps, Alexa, Siri, Go Google, Artificial Intelligence, there is so much coming at us.  When it comes to our business…what do we do?  Which one or ones do we choose?  If any? What is going to give our business the competitive edge?  How much is going to cost?  What can I afford?  What is really going …

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Take Control of Your Life – Master Your Code – Darren J. Gold

In behavior change, Business Improvement, change, core values, Decision Making, Growth, Healthy Living, Inspiration, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Life Change, Life Decisions, Life Help, Life Skills, Podcast, Psychology, purpose, Self-Diagnosis, self-improvement, Success by Jay IzsoLeave a Comment

How many times have you either said, or heard it said, “People don’t change”.  Maybe you have made the statement or heard the statement, “I am what I am”, indicating that change is impossible.  Or perhaps you have said, “there is nothing I can do about my situation, no one will give me a break”.   Do you know what those …