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April 25, 2012

Got Inner Peace? 5 Ways To Get It NOW

When we stop our thoughts, we stop the world. When we stop the world we experience peace and mental clarity. According to the research of Dr. Fred […]
April 23, 2012

The 4 Crucial Mistakes Companies Make During Downturns

Now that we’re starting to see signs of economic recovery, it’s key to assess where we’ve been, the mistakes we’ve made, and how to course-correct for […]
April 19, 2012

Double Your Sales And Trump Your Competitors In 3 Easy Steps

Why do so many businesses struggle with ramping up sales? It’s because they’re pitching, not educating. Seems obvious, right? Wrong. Comparing notes with one of my […]
April 16, 2012

Why We Self-Sabotage–Are You Doing It Too?

George wants to double his company’s revenue this year. He’s been stating this goal for the past 3 years and still hasn’t achieved it. Why? Because […]
April 13, 2012

Hold Your Team Accountable: Here’s How

What keeps you up at night? If you’re like 98% of the CEOs I work with your answer will be accountability: how to get it and […]
April 10, 2012

4 Steps to Fast, Effective Meetings

How is your company’s communication? Is it tight and efficient and aimed at driving results or increasing connection? Or do team members talk a lot without […]
February 25, 2012

MF Global, BP: The Low Accountability Epidemic And How To Avoid It

Image Credit: Justgq.com Somehow over the past few years it became OK to make promises and not keep them. The excuses? We’re too busy or we […]
February 15, 2012

How To See Into Your Biggest Blind Spot

Suzanne was a human resources manager at an east coast consumer packaged goods company. Why was she always exhausted? Let’s find out. We had Suzanne start […]
January 16, 2012

Get Powerful People to Boost Your Business: 6 Steps to A Stellar Advisory Board

An internet infrastructure company couldn’t crack the Fortune 1000. So they brought a former CIO of Cisco onto their advisory board. Within 6 months their software […]
January 10, 2012

Bill Clinton, Barbara Walters, Stephen Hawking: What Handshakes of the Rich and Famous Say

Have you ever noticed that handshakes speak their own secret language? If you pay attention you’ll hear them whisper, yell, fret, or fawn. And handshakes of […]
December 25, 2011

Be Someone Warren Buffett Would Invest In

Warren Buffett doesn’t normally invest in technology stocks. So why did he recently buy over $10 billion of IBM? Over the course of nine months Warren […]
December 17, 2011

B’Bye Blame! How To Cure Your Culture NOW

"This place is killing me,” the CEO said to me. “I need 35%+ growth this year and my executives are expert finger pointers.” He had a Crushed Culture.
December 11, 2011

How Change Fails: CEOs Focus On Symptoms NOT The System

Want someone to change? Want them to change faster? Then have your company follow the same model used for effective personal change. The result will be […]
December 4, 2011

Why Your Team Doesn’t Care: The 4 Ways You’re Crushing Your Culture

Are your team members highly accountable? Do they have a “Thank God It’s Monday” attitude? Do they take tons of initiative? If not, you’ve likely got […]
November 19, 2011

I Stalked Steve Jobs (And How To Get A Meeting With ANY VIP)

Originally posted on Forbes.com I was a young CEO and I needed answers. Steve Jobs had them. There was only one thing to do. So I […]
November 8, 2011

Why We Do What We Do

Today let’s have a mini-primer on human behavior. Human beings are fascinating in that we delete, distort, and generalize our world every day. We delete what […]
April 20, 2011

The Power of Positioning

Challenge: Many emerging growth companies struggle with the positioning of their firms, and the communication of what they stand for. Without properly communicating your position, the […]
April 12, 2011

Corporate Culture: Change Your Culture, Change Your Results

A company culture is like metal… we heat it up with coaching and training and it becomes pliable. We help the CEO set it in a […]
April 6, 2011

Influence: A Core Pillar of Leadership

Influence is a core pillar of leadership. A leader has to be influential – which to us means: be able to change the hearts and minds […]
March 30, 2011

Accountability Begins at the Top

How effective leadership is key in establishing accountability The last two posts discussed the importance of defining Needle Movers and breaking Needle Movers down into specific […]
March 22, 2011

Defining Your Needle Movers-Part Two

Once you have defined your Needle Movers, you have to take them further by outlining how you will exactly achieve them.  Otherwise, you may have just […]
March 15, 2011

Have You Defined Your Needle Movers?

In my experience helping build businesses, one of the main reasons why business leaders become overwhelmed and unfocused is because they aren’t defining their “needle movers” […]
March 10, 2011

Leadership Mistake #2: Lack of “Strategy Follow Through” Discipline

How jumping ship too quickly may do more harm than good and what to do when you are feeling the urge to do so. One of […]
March 8, 2011

Leadership Mistake #1: Lack of Consistency and Conformity

How One Common Executive Mistake May Be Sabotaging Your Effectiveness as a Leader and What You Can Do About It One of the most common mistakes […]
January 15, 2011

Have You Shifted?

I recently had the great good fortune to attend a seminar with Wayne Dyer in Maui. Throughout it he talked about the shift that people go […]
January 5, 2011

Bill Clinton, Barbara Walters, Stephen Hawking: What Handshakes of the Rich and Famous Say

Have you ever noticed that handshakes speak their own secret language? If you pay attention you’ll hear them whisper, yell, fret, or fawn. And handshakes of […]
December 15, 2010

My Own Personal Answers – Final Thoughts from Christine Comaford at TEDx San Diego

My Own Personal Answers – Final Thoughts from Christine Comaford at TEDx San Diego
December 11, 2010

The Space Between – Excerpts & Ideas from Christine Comaford at TEDx San Diego

The Space Between – Excerpts & Ideas from Christine Comaford at TEDx San Diego
December 7, 2010

You: Version 2.0 (or 7.2) – Excerpts & Ideas from Christine Comaford at TEDx San Diego

You: Version 2.0 (or 7.2) – Excerpts & Ideas from Christine Comaford at TEDx San Diego
December 4, 2010

Questions – Excerpts & Ideas from Christine Comaford’s at TEDx San Diego

Questions – Excerpts & Ideas from Christine Comaford’s at TEDx San Diego

August 31, 2016
75% Of Workers Are Affected By Bullying -- Here's What To Do About It

75% Of Workers Are Affected By Bullying — Here’s What To Do About It

Workplace bullying is frighteningly common and takes an enormous toll on our businesses. Research from Dr. Judy Blando (University of Phoenix) has proven that almost 75% […]
August 18, 2016
4 Brain-Based Ways To Improve Team Performance

4 Brain-Based Ways To Improve Team Performance

A well-orchestrated team depends on everyone doing their job, at the time they are supposed to do it, yielding the results they are supposed to yield. […]
August 11, 2016

Master The Art Of Effective Delegation And Gain 5 To 10 Hours Per Week

As leaders, we often find ourselves in situations where we are repeating ourselves. Wouldn’t it be ideal if we could have a ‘one and done’ philosophy […]
August 3, 2016
Types of Meetings: Communication Type Matters

3 Types Of Meetings That Will Engage Your Team and Increase Team Performance

How is your company’s communication? Is it clear and efficient and aimed at driving results or increasing connection? Or do team members talk a lot without saying […]
July 27, 2016
3 Things That Guarantee Engaged Employees

3 Things That Guarantee Engaged Employees

One of the most important and core elements a company of people can be aligned on is their mission, vision and values about the company. These […]
July 20, 2016
7 Steps to Maximize Your Success As A Leader

7 Steps To Maximize Your Success As A Leader

Many people think that executive coaching is for people who have problems. I often handle requests from CEOs and Senior Leaders who want to “fix” a […]
July 13, 2016
The Proven Brain-Based Method To Empower And Emotionally Engage Your Team

The Proven Brain-Based Method To Empower And Emotionally Engage Your Team

Many people have the wrong idea about business leadership. They think that if “their people” do as they are told, they must be great leaders. Anyone […]
July 6, 2016
Are you in a leadership role?

Are You In A Leadership Role? Here’s What You Need To Know About Your Brain

Human beings actually have three brains. Both our hearts and our intestines have neural tissue. So there is the heart-brain, the gut-brain and the brain that […]
June 29, 2016
Unconscious bias in the workplace

How To Work With Unconscious Bias In Your Organization

One of the key topics I’m asked about these days is unconscious bias training. More and more studies come in every day that show diverse and […]