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John G. Agno
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Truth flows from universal law, not personal views.
Interests: As a former corporate executive, business owner and management consultant, John Agno has personally coached executives, business owners and mentored professional coaches for many years. He is a certified executive and business coach and has written self-coaching books along with coaching tips to targeted audiences. Personal coaching helps clients build their leadership capability and get to where they want to be in their life and career.
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Why Know Yourself Better? Because when we are unaware, we unconsciously engage our default behavior. Only when we become aware of who we are and how others see us are we able to change our behavior. Sometimes, just being aware,... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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On April 30, 1789, George Washington took office as the nation's first president. The man who would one day be eulogized as "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen" faced monumental problems as... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Repairing and replacing a damaging workplace culture is tough--largely because people form and join cultures instinctively. Neuroscientist Paul J. Zak set out to shed light on this cultural blindness by measuring the brain activity of people at work. His research... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Why is Brookdale Senior Living Inc. in talks with suitors about a possible sale of part or all of the company, the nation's largest operator of senior living centers? The talks are at an early stage and may not lead... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Over the course of 29 years as a professional coach, Mike Jay has been in search of the "truth" about development. Now, finally relieved after not finding it, Jay has entered into the age of post-truth! Let him share briefly... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Have you ever stumbled over your destiny in one unpredictable meeting? One moment you don't know where you are heading and then you do? I did. It happened to me. She came into my world like a butterfly landing on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at Ask, Know, Do
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New data-driven capabilities are breaking down barriers between formerly siloed business units, flattening out management structures and streamlining production processes, prompting many firms to redraw leadership roles and responsibilities, according to information-technology executives, industry analysts and management consultants. “Companies that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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In the 1980s, the day wasn't over for career women until the sheer, nude-colored pantyhose was off. Today, there is a generation gap between women who remember a time when stockings and pumps were required workplace attire and women in the 20-to-35-year-old range who show greater interest in alternatives like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at Career Women Coaching
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Why do so many of us forget where we put our car keys, eyeglasses, or cell phones? According to Readers Digest, the average adult spends 16 hours a year searching for misplaced keys. What we claim to have "forgotten" we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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It is all well and good to be told to lean in, but in reality, nearly two-third of Americans believe that women continue to face barriers to career advancement, and statistics show that more than 75% of millennial women identify gender bias as a workplace problem. On the flipside, women... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2017 at Career Women Coaching
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Many of you may consider sales planning as something that is forced on you from headquarters as "Filling out forms to satisfy the home office"...and only after completing the forms can you "Get back to work." In many organizations, typically... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2017 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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What good reason is there for the customer to buy the product/service from my company or from another supplier? Is this actually a "worthwhile" account? Is it worth the time and effort? WHY? Should this call have priority over other... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
Learn how to use the Wave Principle as an effective trading tool By Elliott Wave International Jeffrey Kennedy talks about how the Elliott Wave Principle helps you identify trade setups. Watch this new interview to learn how the Wave Principle... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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We know so little about our own brains...so it should come as little surprise that we know even less about "memory." How does memory actually work? How and why do we remember some things and forget others? There are two... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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What is "Women and Time Management?" A time management book for working women---based on what has worked well for the female clients of North America's top executive women coaches. Year after year, we have heard working women’s frustrations, and we... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
By Elliott Wave International This year's U.S. presidential election brought into focus one market you don't hear about often: the Chinese yuan, or renminbi. "Donald Trump has been telling us all for a long time now that China is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
According to the Holiday Travel Habits National Survey — a survey of 1,000 American consumers by Pollfish [www.pollfish.com], the world's leading real- time market research survey platform—Marriott Hotels and Southwest Airlines are the most recommended brands for holiday travel. Other... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
Watch the yellow metal's price pattern to anticipate key junctures By Elliott Wave International [Editor's Note: The text version of the story is below.] ********* Hardly anyone likes gold today. In the closing days of November, the Daily Sentiment Index... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2016 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
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The federal government is increasingly taking money out of Americans' Social Security checks to recover millions in unpaid student debt, a trend set to accelerate as more Baby Boomers retire. Most affected recipients in fiscal year 2015 (114,000) were age... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
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Providing executive coaches to high-potential performers is one way to get the most from untapped talent. Unfortunately, many executives select a coach based on referrals from colleagues, without adequately considering personal needs. The person sponsoring the engagement usually sends a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Every Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is "on the stage" the majority of his or her work life but needs pre-performance quiet and confidential time to be creative, bounce their ideas off someone in a safe environment, and explore the unintended... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
See how beautifully India's 8-year long bull market follows a clear Elliott wave fractal pattern By Elliott Wave International Every day, the mainstream financial experts attempt to explain away fluctuations in stock market trends with some "fundamental factor" du jour,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Do you feel comfortable delivering bad news? Do you look forward to speaking in public? Do you enjoy networking? Is it easy for you to speak your mind and be assertive with friends and colleagues? A professor of organizational behavior... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
The more emotional the market, the more predictable it is. By Elliott Wave International Last week's shocking spike in crude oil prices is +12% and counting, the biggest one-week gain in five years. Media stories blame one culprit: the November... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
These 3 charts help you understand how moving averages work By Elliott Wave International Moving averages are a popular tool for technical traders because they can "smooth" price fluctuations in any chart. Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy gives a clear definition:... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips