Susan Taylor Accepted into Forbes Coaches Council

Susan Taylor, co-founder & CEO of Generon International, has been accepted into the Forbes Coaches Council, an invitation-only community for leading business and career coaches. Susan joins other Forbes Coaches Council members who are hand-selected to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and…

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Creativity Expands Business

creativity expands business

Creativity gives your business a huge advantage over your competition by propelling innovation forward and while this may sound like hyperbole, I want to assure you it’s not. Just creating an intention of embracing creativity gives you a step up, you see, most businesses give creativity lip service or totally ignore it altogether. You’re Either…

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Why Leadership is Essential for Success

Why Leadership Training is Essential for Success With noble intentions, organizations in the United States spend nearly $200 billion dollars on leadership training. And I’m sorry. Whenever I hear the word “training”, I think of monkeys. Or sea lions at Sea World spinning balls on their noses. Can leaders even be trained? The jury’s still…

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Multitasking Myths Exposed + Why Productivity Loss is Huge

People jump on the multitasking bandwagon for a variety of reasons, perception of becoming more productive tops of the list. And while evidence exists that a small percentage of people <2% may be in the Supertasker category those of us remaining would do well to not deceive ourselves. My goal in creating the Multitasking Myths…

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Why Effective Leaders Listen

I Hear What You’re Saying, but…: You’ve been working on a proposal for weeks about an idea you have for your organization. The day has finally come. You’re in the Board room, seated in front of the Executive Team, presenting your PowerPoint slides in a most professional manner. Talking the members of the team through…

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Real Leaders Cry

  “Just hold it together, Susan; just keep it together.” I can’t tell you how many times I have said these very words to myself over the past 18 months, the most recent being a few short days ago. I was driving my youngest daughter to the airport; it was Christmas Eve. This was going…

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Top Leadership Blogs for 2015

With only a couple of days left before 2014 fades into the background I think creating a new resource for 2015 is in order. My choice is the Top Leadership Blogs of 2015 and I hope you find the list offers you a wealth of tips, ideas and can be a continuing resource for the…

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Portable Muse: Jumpstart Your Creativity

Maybe a book is your muse or maybe it’s a video or some snippet of music known only to you, it doesn’t matter what inspires you. Today the Portable Muse is a reality that is just a click away. How extraordinary to be sitting on a mountain top writing or drawing when you engage with…

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Leading is Serving

      Making my way home from a business trip to Houston, waiting for my flight to board, I busied myself by researching some articles on leadership. Hobby Airport was busier than I have ever seen it – thousands of people bustling around, standing in long lines, even running to catch flights, carrying bags…

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Synchronicity in Business

Become Curious, Become Inquisitive   You’ve been thinking about a dear friend or colleague for the last 3 days. On the third evening, the phone rings. You answer; and the person calling is the very person who has been on your mind and heart. You walk into a bookstore to browse with no intention of…

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