Change Your Language About Time

By Neil Phillips. The way we describe things affects what we think, do, and feel about our activities.  Time management is no exception.  You can get bogged down in the details OR lean back satisfied that the plan is fleshed out feel as if everything is pointless OR live in the certainty that the universe is [...]

By | 2018-09-17T06:43:15+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Focus Management|0 Comments

How Much Praise is Enough?

By Neil Phillips. I don’t think we realize how powerful we are in creating our environment.  As a coach, I often have to support my client’s in raising their awareness about the role that they play in their surroundings.  As their awareness grows, their productivity and satisfaction leap to new heights. When you realize how [...]

By | 2018-09-17T06:43:07+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Say What? Three Tips to Listen for What is NOT Said

By Neil Phillips. As a coach, I am continually working on my listening skills.  All coaches do.  We check, repeat, and rephrase our clients’ words to make sure we are hearing them.  We work with clients on their listening skills.  In business, in families, and in communities, better listening creates better communication. I'm happy to say that [...]

By | 2018-08-07T09:21:29+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Coaching, Mindfulness|0 Comments

21 Questions to Ignite Your High Performers

By Neil Phillips. How would you ignite a high performer to create a high-performance team?  I was talking with an executive about someone she thought would really grow through coaching.  I asked her an obvious question, “What would you like to see happen?”  Her answer was “I really like to see her develop a high-performance [...]

By | 2018-09-04T09:40:57+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Coaching, Goals, Leadership|0 Comments

How to Get Your Team Members Personally Motivated

By Dana Phillips. The word motivation comes from the root word for “motor” or movement and interestingly also the same root for emotion.  As a leader you can influence others to actions, you can create an environment that taps into personal growth and achievement, but you really can’t “motivate” a team member to get up and [...]

By | 2018-07-30T14:18:52+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Coaching, Goals|0 Comments

Happy Half New Year!

By Neil Phillips We all make New Year’s resolutions.  We have blue sky dreams of what our business is going to become. We also have high hopes of being debt-free, skinny, and in love with life. By now, the hot sun has burned any remnant of those dreams.  Your calendar year is half done.  Your [...]

By | 2018-07-11T16:42:09+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Goals|0 Comments

Big Rocks Always Come First (Video)

By Neil Phillips. Stephen Covey passed away nearly seven years ago.  His work on personal leadership and development has an impact that will live on.  His book on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is considered one of the most influential books of our times and has been read by over 20 million people. Right [...]

By | 2018-06-26T06:32:54+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Focus Management, Goals, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Create Your Summer Game Plan

By Neil Phillips. Is it too early to be thinking about summer plans?  I already see myself fishing in July.  How about you?  Are you ready to start packing for your big summer trip?  How about that day at your child's playoffs? Maybe you are daydreaming about the family sidetrip after your convention and how [...]

By | 2018-05-15T06:36:31+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Focus Management|0 Comments

Getting Unstuck

By Neil Phillips. We all get stuck.  We hit that point where we are in the sand and our wheels are just spinning.  We can see our fate and just feel like no matter what we do, we will never get out of the muck. Sound familiar? We all hit that point on little things [...]

By | 2018-05-18T06:28:04+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Coaching|0 Comments