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August 14, 2018

Want To Improve Company Culture? Get A GAME Plan

Are you helping your team build trust and increase emotional agility? All leaders need a GAME plan to build sustainable tribal agility and improve company culture. But you […]
August 9, 2018
Leading Millennials

3 Strategies For Effectively Leading Millennials

Millennials (born between 1980 and 2000) are perhaps the most social–and yet the most surprisingly isolated–employees in history… And they’re taking over the workforce. Raised in a […]
August 6, 2018
Successful Leaders

Successful Leaders Have One Key Trait

Every CEO wants to know how he or she can be a stronger, more efficient leader. That’s why, as a leadership and culture coach, I am […]
July 30, 2018
Speaking Up At Work

Speaking Up At Work: When, Why And How

Does the idea of speaking up at work about sensitive subjects make you uncomfortable? When is it best to speak up versus skip it?   The […]
July 20, 2018
Employee Engagement

Propel Employee Engagement To Sky-Rocketing Levels

Often as leaders, we are focusing so intensely on growth that we miss that our team’s emotional experience is suffering.   And when they’re suffering, they’re […]
July 12, 2018
Executive Challenge

Loneliness: The Leadership Challenge No One Talks About

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m often asked: what is the hardest part about being a CEO? Although as a CEO you get to shape […]
July 9, 2018
Improving Leadership

Improve Leadership With These 7 Powerful TED Talks

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration and tools for helping others improve leadership. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, […]
June 29, 2018
VAK Anchoring Neuroscience

VAK Anchoring: Become Emotionally Resilient In 3 Minutes Per Day

All day, every day, our systems are flooded with sensory information. These visual, auditory, and kinesthetic cues often recall our beliefs about the world and ourselves (our identity), which […]
June 25, 2018
VAK Anchoring Neuroscience Tool

Reframing: A Tool That Will Empower Your Team Everyday

Our words shape our reality. And they are based on the stories we tell ourselves about the world, ourselves, and others. This is why Reframing is crucial for leaders […]
June 18, 2018
Organismic Rights

Organismic Rights: Are You Honoring Them At Work?

To live in a state of emotional agility more consistently, we need to build the mental muscles of self-awareness. And one of the best ways to increase our self-awareness […]
June 7, 2018
Emotional Agility

Emotional Agility: What Energy Are You Sending?

Emotional agility and resilience give leaders the edge they need to quickly pivot during stressful situations. In a previous blog, we dove into the seven steps to […]
June 5, 2018
Maneuvers Of Consciousness

Maneuvers Of Consciousness: Feel Better In 12 Minutes

We’ve all felt how draining fear-based emotions can be. Nothing saps our life force more than panic, overreaction, and upset. What if you could choose how you felt […]
May 31, 2018

Emotional Agility Infographic: Are You Emotionally Agile?

Have you noticed that life is moving at light speed and it’s only getting faster? Have you also noticed that people are more stressed out than […]
May 25, 2018
Inefficient Meetings

The Cost Of Inefficient Meetings

Do you hate meetings? How many times have you sat in a meeting knowing this all could have been handled in an email, phone call or […]
May 18, 2018
How to fix a bad company culture

3 Steps To Fix A Broken Company Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?  Or are you struggling with a broken […]
May 11, 2018
Leadership derailment

Stop Leadership Derailment In Its Tracks With 3 Brain-Based Tools

Often leaders assume that they are leading from excellence and that their team is engaged. The challenge with thinking that you are an awesome leader is […]
May 7, 2018
Executive coaching

Executive Coaching: 7 Signs Great Leaders Can’t Afford To Ignore

All great athletes have coaches, so do most world-class executives. You are a leader. Growth is your job. Executive coaching is the most effective way to see […]
April 29, 2018
Regulate your emotional state

Regulate Your Emotional State: Shift To Feeling Good In 4 Simple Steps

Why do we do what we do? Because it feels good? Nope. Because it feels best. It’s our best choice on our behavioral menu at the given time. “I […]
April 21, 2018
Increase Employee Engagement

Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

Do you want to increase employee engagement? Of course you do. We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use. We also […]
April 7, 2018
Have more fun at work

5 Ways To Have More Fun At Work

How much fun are you having at work? Our brains need passion, play, and release at work. They’re essential to keeping us emotionally connected and engaged, to feel […]
March 27, 2018
Energetic Weight

Embracing Energetic Weight To Improve Leadership: A Case Study

A CEO called me with a compelling challenge: a transfer of power had occurred in her family business, and as the new CEO she needed some […]
March 21, 2018

The Soulshake Of Stephen Hawking

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Stephen Hawking March 14th was Albert Einstein’s birthday, National Pi Day, and a day during Brain Awareness Week. March […]
February 27, 2018

3 Daily Actions That Guarantee Work-Life Balance For Leaders

What is your life experience when the work day is complete? Are you spending time doing things that you love or are you too drained to […]
February 16, 2018
Re-engage remote employees

Remote Employees Are Angry: 3 Keys To Re-Engage And Boost Performance

Are your remote team members thriving or suffering in silence? A recent article in Harvard Business Review, by Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield, discussed their study of […]
January 26, 2018
Employee Motivation

Why Leaders Need To Embrace Employee Motivation

  How do we consistently get team members who say ‘I love my job, I trust my leader and l’m ready to rock today!’? According to Gallup, […]
January 16, 2018
Brain-based game changers

6 Brain-Based Leadership Game-Changers For 2018 [Infographics]

  The business environment has changed significantly in recent years, making it even clearer that relentless change is now the norm. Emotional agility is key to […]
December 20, 2017
Company growth

Experiencing Growth? How To Swim Before Your Organization Is Sunk

Are you in the midst of a mergers and acquisitions adventure? Growth can be threatening, but it doesn’t have to be. My client had already acquired […]
December 6, 2017
Recapping accomplishments each year is a powerful way to align employees

Ensure A Great New Year With This Single Key Tool

Endings set up beginnings. Do you send out a recap email at year’s end? Do you show everyone a vision of what you’ll achieve together in […]
November 22, 2017

Great Leaders Have An Attitude Of Gratitude — Do You?

The combination of leadership and gratitude is extremely powerful. Gratitude helps you feel better and see the good things in life. When combined with a gratitude practice, […]
November 9, 2017
Disrespect at work

Why You Aren’t Getting The Respect You Deserve

Feeling unappreciated and disrespected? We’ve all been there. So how can you shift things in your organization so that you can start receiving the respect you deserve? […]

June 4, 2010

Passing the Buck! (How and What to Pay your MVP)

Christine Comaford’s Rules of Thumb on Paying your Peeps: There is a learning curve for salespeople—often up to 60 days. Also, you must give your salesperson a standard process to follow, and it will take you some time to develop this if you don't have it already.
April 20, 2010

Christine Comaford’s Personal Financial Checklist

Many of us spend SO much time building our businesses that we forget to plan our PERSONAL financial future. I learned a long time ago that I don't do nearly as well with keeping things straight and meeting my goals unless I have it all written down on a checklist. My guess is that you do something similar as well. So today, I thought I'd share a checklist that I created that’s been very handy along the way in my entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial pursuits.
March 22, 2010

Christine Comaford shares Tips on Financing and Financing Sources

Christine Comaford shares Tips on Financing and Financing Sources This week, think about whether a loan is best for your business or if finding investors would be more to your advantage. Begin to outline a business plan that centers around your choice. If you’re REALLY serious about how to win in the financing process, being at my 7 Figure Business Summit is a MUST.
March 19, 2010

“What’s Your Biggest Investment Right Now?”

Mentoring you to 7 Figure Results is my mission. I have 28 YEARS of building businesses, business acceleration and creating REAL results. Without that piece of the puzzle, I hate to say it, but you can forget about success -- even if you "make it" -- you’ll be tied to your company 24-7-365. That's where a MENTOR comes in. Christine Comaford
September 15, 2009

WHY do we share our knowledge?

Be prepared to read this blog and take some NOTES! There will be links and giveaways and strategies for success, so grab a cup a jo […]
July 3, 2009

Stay the Course to Get Where You’re Going (PART TWO)

 Okay, first of all, if you read the entire list yesterday of what to do when you need to KEEP GOING, despite the criticism or rejection […]
July 1, 2009

Stay the Course to Get Where You’re Going (PART ONE)

Rejection, unlike failure, comes in only one flavor: the external kind. Quite simply, this is when others just don’t want to play with you. I’ve been […]
June 20, 2009

Q&A: How can I leverage my time with OPE? (Other People’s Energy)

You can best leverage your time, meaning get more done in less time, by helping your team members know what you need and expect. This means […]
March 17, 2009

The Basics on Facebooking

I get a ton of questions on how to optimize social networking.  Some of those answers end up being pretty detailed, but some of them are about […]