Business coaching – Surviving the Recession: Ditch the Job Search; Start a Problem Search

Richard A. Smith writes a great article in The Huffington Post on a NEW approach to finding a job – Dec 16, 2008. Surviving the Recession: Ditch the Job Search; Start a Problem Search During a recent appearance on CNN, I was posed the following question: “Most companies have called for hiring freezes until January, … Read more

Life Coach – No Recession For Me! Stand up and choose NOT to participate in the recession!

Bad ecomonic news? People need to think positive! Holton Sentivan + Gury and j2 communications invite you to stand up and choose NOT to participate in the recession! Everyone who signs up will have their names included in an upcoming Wall Street Journal ad that will tell Wall Street and Americans that we refuse to … Read more

Life Coach – Too in love for a successful marriage?

Sometimes we’re too in love with our spouse to like them! Heavy-duty being-in-love can bring out our ugly side – jealously and insecurity. This evening I was asked why my marriage didn’t work out. “I was too in love to like my wife,” I said. “I was too jealous and insecure and I didn’t know … Read more

Life Coach – "The Truth About You: Your Secret to Success" by Marcus Buckingham

The Truth About You: Your Secret to Success Marcus Buckingham has a very practical “finding your passion” technique that I just started introducing into my life as well as my life coaching client’s lives: “ReMemo – the technique of revealing your strengths using your everyday experiences!” Finding your passion is a matter of spending one … Read more

Business Coach – Customer service presentation for Plato's Closet Reno employees, part 2

Business coach customer service research. I just finished my second customer service presentation for Plato’s Closet Reno employees as part of my continuing business coaching research. Owner, Hillary Schieve, was kind enough to invite me back to present customer service, part 2, and asked when I can present part 3 shortly after we wrapped up. … Read more

Business success at Engine Yard due to everyone's efforts to add value to the customer!

My brother, Lance Walley, is a very smart businessman. He is the co-founder and CEO of Engine Yard, based in San Francisco, which provides fully-managed Ruby and Rails hosting and deployment. Lance recently mentioned the reason for Engine Yard’s success was due to every employee’s efforts: “I want to note that we wouldn’t be in … Read more

Leadership Conversation at Harvard Business School – Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose (Show Date: Oct 20, 2008): A conversation about leadership (and management) at the Harvard Business School centennial celebration with John Doerr – venture capitalist, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Jeffrey Immelt – chairman and CEO, General Electric, Anand Mahindra – vice-chairman and managing director, Mahindra & Mahindra, Meg Whitman – former CEO, Ebay … Read more

Life Coach – Randy Pausch Lecture: Time Management

Randy Pausch Lecture: Time Management Time management from Randy Pausch, whose doctors gave him 3-6 months left to live due to pancreatic cancer. A VERY practical approach to time management. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTugjssqOT0

How to Be Successful Online, by Brian Gardner

Brian Gardner lists 5 things that were essential in establishing his online success in designing Premium WordPress Blog Themes. I also see the life & business coaching benefits of Brian’s list: 1) Establish a game plan Part of this step is identifying not only what your good at, but also what you enjoy doing. A … Read more