Coaching Leaders – 6 Reasons Some Executives Give Up

Coaching Leaders – 6 Reasons Some Executives Give Up How do you help leaders succeed? Give them some coaching, that’s the widely accepted solution. Then why do some executives give up on coaching programs designed to help them improve? Executive coaching offers a tremendous opportunity to leverage leadership talent and resources. Coaching is no longer reserved for problem leaders. It is more frequently sought by top performers whose organizations value their management and growth potential. Yet, sometimes coaching programs just don’t work. Why? Why Leaders Give Up When it comes to change, some leaders lose motivation and fail to “stick with the program.” Marshall Goldsmith, the renowned executive coach who has worked with many Fortune 100 leaders, reports on several …

Lysenko and Stalin’s Genetics

Lysenko and Stalin’s Genetics Trofim Denisovich Lysenko (1898-1976) was an agronomist. During the reign of Lenin and Stalin years in the Soviet Union, he became the chief proponent of the work of the self-taught plant breeder Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855-1935) and his brand of Lamarckism – a pre-Darwinian theory of evolution of the species proposed in the French scientist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck (1744-1829). He was appointed as the president (1938-56) of the Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the director (1940-65) of the Institute of Genetics, USSR Academy of Sciences. The leadership of the USSR believed his promises to deliver rapid increases in crop yields. Lamarck proposed that organisms can inherit traits acquired by their ancestors. The first giraffes stretched …

There Are Many Different Types Of Jewelry From Which To Choose

If you have a daughter between the ages of 10 and 18, this is the perfect jewelry making project for you. Candy bracelets can be made from a variety of beads. They come in bright, neon and pastel colors, various shapes and colorful glow in the dark pieces. String them on elastic cord and tie a knot. Taking care of jewelry is one of the most important aspects of owning fine pieces. This can seem very difficult, but with the proper information, it is very easy to maintain even the finest of pieces. Make sure that you are properly informed before attempting to clean or polish any pieces. When you are going to attend an event and need to complete …

Marriage is a Balancing Act

Marriage is a Balancing Act “Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long , intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner.” —- Amy Bloom Norman and Samantha are celebrating their 9th wedding anniversary. The past nine years cannot be called married bliss even if they were madly in love with each other. Like any other couples, they have had their share of conflicts and trials. But Norman and Samantha’s main problem is that they are extreme opposites. Samantha likes the finer things in life while Norman is like the cowboy who likes to get his hands dirty and enjoys the simple pleasure of the …