Author: Tim Cole

I speak often in my seminars and executive coaching sessions on the subject of character – that sometimes-overlooked personal dimension that can’t always be discerned in an interview (or even a meeting) – at least not easily.   And yet there may be no dimension more important...

  That business plan you just presented was brilliant. Well designed and carefully crafted – it addresses market, customer, company, and competitor to a finely tuned degree. You’ve identified your resources and have put them into play.   Nothing but clear sailing ahead.   One question – what happens if...

There is a relatively simple formula involved in influencing others – and it begins with a concept that is timeless…. and often ignored.   The problem statement -  affecting change in organizations or with individuals is not an easy process.   Most of us are quite comfortable with the...

Want to quickly spot the differences in a transformative leader and a transactional manager?   The former invests more time in articulating the why behind what we do – and the how involved in achieving it.   The latter invests more time in the what– to include constantly harping on results...

  A recent conversation reminded me that though almost every company lathers its walls with vision statements, missions, philosophies, and goals – a limited few embrace what makes them either: Come to life Or become about as important as that water color painting on the third...