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Fourth Book Deal Signed

I’m excited to announce that I’ve just accepted an offer to publish my fourth book. I’m going to be writing a brand new edition of the international bestseller, Suddenly in Charge, which will be released in the fall of 2017. That means I will have two new books released in 2017. The other is The […]

Also posted in Coaching, Learning and Development, Managing Up, Suddenly In Charge, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Talent Maximization

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HubSpot: Truth or Fiction

By now, you’ve probably heard about the new book, Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-up Bubble, written by former HubSpot employee Dan Lyons. Fortune Magazine just posted a piece titled My First Year in Start-Up Hell that would make any CEO weep. There are two sides to every story and somewhere in between lies the […]

Also posted in Leadership, Management, Talent Acquisition and Retention


New Year, New Book!

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve accepted an offer to publish my third book, The Magnetic Leader: Attracting Employees, Customers and Profits. I need your help. Who comes to mind when you say the words, Magnetic Leader out loud? If your name doesn’t come to mind, then let me know if you are interested in […]

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Thursday June 9 is Influencing Option Day!

In a profit culture, influencing beats commanding, controlling or ordering… every time! And winning your team over is better than ordering or pushing them around. But how to actually talk to your people with a language and philosophy that works for the long-term, supporting integrity and driving commitment? And without relying on conflict, heavy-handed authority […]

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New Year, Big News!

 In my last blog posting I talked about some of the changes that were coming down the line. I'm a firm believer in the importance of improving a little bit everyday. However, this week I got to see the culmination of all the improvements that I have made over the past decade. My new site […]

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Prepare for Success

Prepare for success. Suddenly in Charge now available on Kindle. In celebration of the Kindle release of Suddenly in Charge, I'm offering 10 minute complimentary coaching session if you place your order this weekend. I'm feeling a bit generous today so I will make this 20 minutes for those of you in my community. […]

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Suddenly in Charge Unwrapped! Free Bonus Chapter

Just in time for Christmas. My publisher says I can now release the bonus chapter we've had under wrap on when and how to work with a coach or mentor. E-mail me at if you or someone you know would like a complimentary download of this bonus chapter. Please share this with others, as […]

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