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The 8 Ps of Exceptional Leadership-Blog 8

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

People-Centered:  The Motivational Moments Great Leaders Seek to Create We recently celebrated Valentine’s Day.  This is one of the most celebrated holidays of the year.  It serves as an opportunity to express sentiment to people who add great meaning to our lives and warmth to our hearts. It can also be a stressful time of the year because we often struggle to find the gift that the person will truly appreciate. Of course, we can do what’s popular and expected: Buy heart-shaped boxes of candy, fragrant roses and...

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8Ps of Leadership-Blog 7 – Be Prepared

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Prepared:  The Defining Moment of Leaders Who Are Self-Aware The New Year’s Eve celebration has come and gone. You have already brought in 2016 with a fireworks-filled bang. Now you are facing 365 days of fresh opportunities. The feelings of excitement flood your mind.  It is a time of reflection, redirection and progression. You begin to plan a vision for how you want your life to change. Perhaps you want to lose weight or eat healthier. Maybe exchange those caffeinated drinks for bottled water. You have even decided to go on...

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Principle 6-Predictable-A Necessary Characteristic of an Effective Leader

Posted by on Oct 11, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

  In business, leaders must be consistent in what they say and do. If there is no consistency in their actions, then their credibility becomes questionable. While our leadership styles may be unique, our behaviors establish how we are perceived by those we lead.  My topic for this blog is “Predictable”. Leaders must understand what being predictable means and how it affects relationships, productivity and performance excellence.   PRINCIPLE #6:  PREDICTABLE What It Means:   Your behavior is consistent...

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8 Ps of Leadership Blog 5 Be Proactive

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Proactive:  Having the Courage to Lead   There were three men who faced a dire situation. The elements of nature threatened their safety. Each man had an illness that deprived him of his health and endangered his longevity. With their food supply dwindling, the men’s hopes diminished. One man rose abruptly from the ground with determination etched like stone in his face. He rallied the men to get up and head into the nearest town. His rationale was that they could stay where they were, give up and die or take a risk and move...

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8-Ps of Leadership-Blog 4

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Prioritize:  The Time-Saving Method That Balances Leaders’ Lives The laidback euphoria of another weekend has elapsed into the typical Monday morning. Back-to-back meetings have filled the first half of your day. As you try to focus on their agendas, your smart phone chimes every few seconds. Your inbox is full of emails from colleagues, employees, and prospective clients who need your input on a project or task. As you move forward throughout your day, your to-do list seems to be growing out of control. It has become your very own...

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8Ps of Leadership-Blog 3

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Being Personally Accountable:  The Definitive Mark of Leading by Example You are sitting in rush hour traffic. Interstate 95 has turned into a parking lot instead of the fast conduit of transportation it was designed to be. As soon as the cars crawl along the highway again, a car zips ahead and you slam on the brakes. Some not so nice words fly from your mouth and then you notice an echo in the car. Your child is repeating everything you just said. Parenthood requires an exceptionally high level of personal accountability.  Not only...

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The 8Ps of Leadership Series Post 2

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Purpose:  The Driving Force of a Leader’s Vision Have you ever noticed that when you walk along the beach your footprints leave a path in the sand that documents your journey? But, once the waves crash along the shore, the evidence of your footprints ever existing has been washed away. If you had the vision to foresee the waves posing this threat, perhaps you would have planned a strategy to walk a little further away from the water’s reach. Some businesses in our country have had a similar problem. The waves of change posed...

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The 8Ps of Leadership Series

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Passion:  The Guiding Compass of Exceptional Leaders   A leader is a thought influencer who has the ability to effect change in the corporate culture through his or her actions, words, and decisions. The manner in which leaders handle day-to-day situations and interact with their colleagues and employees will determine if people will respond to their leadership in a transformative manner. That power of influence comes from an inner core of principles that must guide leaders daily. These principles enable them to be effective as...

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Executive Coaching Solutions

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Executive Coaching Solutions

Executive Coaching Solutions provides "Smart Solutions for Smart People."  From corporate training to personal one-to-one coaching, Barbara Tolliver-Haskins, Professional Certified Coach, offers proven ways to accomplish your goals in today's fast-paced...

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Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Our Services

Executive Coaching Solutions understands the competitiveness of the corporate world and knows you deserve the best of the best in helping you to produce the results necessary to thrive at the top of your field. ​We offer:  Business Coaching, Career Strategy Sessions, Work-Life Balance, Workshop Design and Facilitation, and Motivational Speaking....

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