10 points of vigilance concerning Donald Trump

10 points of vigilance concerning Donald Trump

Donald Trump certainly knows how to play with the media during this interim period before he takes office in January. To reassure the public, he has seemed almost moderate in his conferences… but his first nominations have confirmed the policies he announced during his campaign. They will be radically anti-social, even brutal.

Today in the United States and elsewhere in the world, it is important...

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Questions about the fall-out after the US election

Questions about the fall-out after the US election

"This is a fine mess you've got us in, Ollie!"

-- Laurel and Hardy

 

So we were caught flat-footed about Trump, completely so. Now, however, should be the time for clear questions, not restating oppositions and taking up positions. A British colleague checked out my list below and reacted with, “But James, these are just questions? Where are the answers?”

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Professional Coach Certification (PCC) from the ICF

Professional Coach Certification (PCC) from the ICF

I am pleased to share with you my good news. I have just received the International Coaching Federation (ICF) Professional Coach Certification (PCC).

My clients supported my candidacy when I was documenting 750 hours of experience and coaching practice since 2000...

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Democracy at stake: the US elections in 2016

Democracy at stake: the US elections in 2016

November 8th and the US elections are fast approaching. Did I say “elections?” I always end up explaining to my French clients that we vote for presidential, senatorial and US representatives – as well as in local elections and even on referendums about questions such as legalizing marijuana if we are a resident in California. It’s a package deal. A lot of things are being decided overnight.

Presuming that she will win, the real challenge for Hillary Clinton 

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Avalanche of reports to write? Here are some solutions!

Avalanche of reports to write? Here are some solutions!

Listening to the manager I was coaching, I could hear how frustrated he was with being swamped in writing report after report. He could not extricate himself from mounds of them generating spontaneously, incessantly on his desk. He wanted to swing Time’s cat by the tail and use his intelligence, where it could be most useful for his company.

“I wish I could set priorities,” he exclaimed.

There, the cat was out of the bag… setting priorities.

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