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When the Going Gets Tough


The Coates Perspective for May 23, 2013
“Steering Organizations To New Horizons.”
 
Leading in Tough Times

In my many years of leadership consulting I’ve encountered good times and tough times. Often, circumstances like a struggling economy or having to deal with a less than committed customer have been out of my control.

Whether serving in the Army or working as a businessman this saying always rang true:“When the going gets tough the tough get going.”So, what are you to do when you face tough times?

The Importance of Making Good Habits

The Coates Perspective for May 3, 2013
“Steering Organizations To New Horizons.”
 
Making Good Habits

There are two kinds of habits: the good ones and the bad ones. If we become enslaved to the bad ones, we will never taste success. On the other hand, if we become slaves of the good habits our potential for success is unlimited.

It was writer Steven Covey who wrote the game-changing bookThe Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. He helped many leaders to sharpen their leadership skills by learning to implement his seven habits.

The Great Value of Patience, Persistence, and Perspiration

The Coates Perspective for April 26, 2013
“Steering Organizations To New Horizons.”
 
The Great Value of Patience, Persistence, and Perspiration

From my experience in leadership training I’ve seen gifted leaders quit too early on a project or a relationship. For a variety of reasons, leaders can become discouraged and prematurely give up. I have learned that some things come easy; most do not. It was Napoleon Hill who asserted,“Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

The Key to Good Communication is Effort

The Coates Perspective for March 6, 2013
“Steering Organizations To New Horizons.”
 
The Key to Good Communication is Effort
 
Life is an investment. What you put into it is what you will get out of it. The same principle is also true about good communication. If you put some effort in it, you will often get something good from it. What separates good communicators from those who wish they could communicate is effort.

It was Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton who once said;“From this day forward, I solemnly promise and declare that every time a customer comes within ten feet of me, I will smile, look him in the eye, and greet him.
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