Posts by author: Edyta Pacuk

Achieving Results

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Today, if we want to stay relevant in business, we are asked to constantly push ourselves to be the best we can be. To constantly demonstrate a laser sharp focus on our goals, standards for the quantity and quality of work produced both as individuals and as an organization.

How to do that and remain human? How can we maintain this high achievement orientation and not run ourselves sick with stress and fatigue?

What Really Makes a Great Leader?

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MRG look at the distinguishing factors of effective leadership in different geographies, industries, levels, ages, genders etc. Their research focusing on the distinguishing factors of senior leaders, in various industries who are in comparable positions globally, has provided some fantastic conclusions.

Christmas Spirit

Posted by & filed under Reflection.

In business, we can build on the kindness we experience with each other now by encouraging more collaborative approaches to mandates, projects or tasks.

Could Smartly Investing in the Individual Development of Your Sales People Be Good for Your Company?

Posted by & filed under Organizational Psychology.

Below is a case study, not hypothetical, but an example. An organization we worked with recently is continuously experiencing growth. They are quite stunned, and not really able to pinpoint exactly what the “magic” that their sales reps bring to the table is.  They see the numbers but are not able to repeat the success… Read more »

10 Lessons from Einstein

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  1. Follow Your Curiosity “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” 2. Perseverance is Priceless “It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” 3. Focus on the Present “Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss… Read more »

Alan Cohen’s 12 Step System

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Alan Cohen, a psychotherapist, asks in his lectures: “who is dissatisfied with their work?” Seventy-five percent of the audience raise their hands.

Cohen has created a twelve step system to help people rediscover their “purpose”

Reflecting on Reflecting

Posted by & filed under Executive Coaching, Leadership Development.

Although in the business of coaching for well over a decade, I am still amazed at how powerful coaching can be.  Recently, a young leader commented on our coaching conversation with “ah-why-didn’t-I-think-of-this”. From my perspective, as a coach I want to ensure the continuity of those precious coaching “aha” moments – when a Leader reflects… Read more »

Executive Transition

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  The day began with a phone call from the VP HR of a professional services firm which I have been working with for several years now.   “Scott is retiring, and you have to help him… otherwise he’s gonna’ DIE, the poor man”.   Scott has given his whole life to the firm. Senior… Read more »

Now You Have Been Selected….

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    Now you have been selected. You are anxious, and happy that you got that dream job. You are on your way to your first day at work. You want to make a stellar first impression. Manicure, pedicure, hair: all done. You even bought a new outfit – and although it still does not… Read more »