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John Agno
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Truth flows from universal law, not personal views.
Interests: As a former corporate executive, business owner and management consultant, Agno understands that in the business world, we don't speak much about the heart. Yet, since all businesses are ultimately people serving people, our life's work should come from the heart. Long after your products or services have been delivered, the feelings and knowledge shared during the business relationship remain. Coach Agno believes that people need connection, belonging and meaningful contribution. They need to know that their life and work matter. Many people find that personal or career transformation is an excellent time to better understand their life's work and direction.
Recent Activity
Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Client So That You Learn What They Are REALLY Receiving From You and Your Services by Thomas J. Leonard Introduction The purpose of this Top 10 List is to help you find out the... Continue reading
Posted 9 hours ago at Ask, Know, Do
Job seekers struggle with identifying and connecting with networking contacts during a job search, according to a survey of more than 440 job seekers by talent mobility consulting firm Lee Hecht Harrison. The survey found that 31 percent of job seekers have a difficult time identifying networking partners, while 25... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Career Women Coaching
Can you work long hours without sacrificing your personal life? More senior executives think that is possible. About 52% of 571 such executives worldwide are satisfied or very satisfied with their work/life balance, according to a new survey by,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
The triangle of internal communications, employee engagement and HR sees employees as whole persons, not just as numbers or functions. The aim is constantly to understand how individuals receive and deal with information and engage with the content being communicated.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
When it comes to time, people in power believe they have more of it at their disposal than others. But positions of authority give people a sense they are better able to control time than subordinates, even though both groups... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
The Coach2Coach Network is proud to announce a collaboration in the making of the world's first Coaching Documentary. It's a full feature film that will be released on film festivals, online and theater screenings. The producer's previous documentary about dealing... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ask, Know, Do
Elliott Wave International's Senior Currency Strategist Jim Martens recorded this 18-minute interview on July 18. Jim, a conservative trader, likes to trade in the direction of the trend. In the interview, he uses an example in the Euro to explain... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
The concern of Americans effectively began with the Soviet launch of the Sputnik 1 artificial satellite on 4 October 1957 and kicked off the strained relations between the USSR and the U.S. Due to the U.S. public's concern of USSR... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
Pope Francis believes that authentic humility empowers leaders like no other leadership quality. "If we can develop a truly humble attitude, we can change the world," wrote Jorge Mario Bergoglio before becoming pope. And he misses no opportunity to show... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
"Business Adventures by John Brooks is as much about the strengths and weaknesses of leaders in challenging circumstances as it is about the particulars of one business or another. In that sense, it is still relevant not despite its age... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
For over fifty years, I have tied my shoes the same way. Then while getting a shoeshine at the airport, the shoe shiner told me that I didn't have to double tie them in order to keep my shoelaces well-tied.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at Ask, Know, Do
Leadership development is the number one priority for human resources (HR) leaders globally, according to Talent Management: Accelerating Business Performance, a survey by Right Management, the career and talent management experts within ManpowerGroup. Among the more than 2,200 senior HR... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
New data finds that Gen /Millennials—the new generation of workers born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s—are highly dedicated to their jobs and often times work well beyond normal business hours. Yet they remain fiercely independent in their... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
...and vice versa. "Personal leadership is the self-confident ability to crystallize your thinking and establish an exact direction for your own life, to commit yourself to moving in that direction, and then to take determined action to acquire, accomplish or... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
Email, texting, instant messages and shared calendars can be effective and efficient ways to communicate. But because they are so easy to access, these forms of electronic communication are also ripe for misuse and abuse. With all of the digital... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
125 years ago today, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published its first edition on July 8, 1889. Yes, sports were covered in the first Journal. Then champion John L. Sullivan took on Jake Kilrain in what would be the last... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
Edward Kanze and his wife, Debbie have made a choice to live lightly in the Adirondack State Park, one of the nation's most pristine stretches of wilderness. A wilderness guide as well as a writer, he has chosen to inhabit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Ask, Know, Do
Designer Nina McLemore is a weapon in the wardrobes of authoritative women. To those in the know, the label's tailored clothes stand out for their richly woven fabrics, strong jackets with signature stand-up collars and brilliant colors. Exiting a television appearance, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and PBS NewsHour co-anchor Gwen Ifill... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Career Women Coaching
If you've ever tried your hand at futures trading, and if you've been watching the 2014 World Cup, you've probably thought to yourself -- Yup. This looks like how it feels to invest in commodities. Hey, if the cleat fits!... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
As the last of the over 76 million Baby Boomers in the US turn 50 in 2014, there has been an increase in interest in health and fitness for this aging population. As a result, one of the growing trends... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
By now we are all familiar with the plight of the Gen Y/millennial generation, those born after 1980. They have little or no savings. A third still live with their parents. Those with jobs are often underemployed and underpaid. Not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
By Mark Galasiewski, editor of Elliott Wave International's monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast We have for many years observed a relationship between extremism and bear markets in the stock markets of Muslim nations. For example, this chart shows the deadliest Islamic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Ask, Know, Do
Think the current conditions in the stock market are normal? Think again. Here are 3 characteristics you should expect to see in wave b. Editor's Note: Below you will find a sneak peek from the just-published issue of Robert Prechter's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
Books for Boomers: Reviews & Coaching Tips (FREE ebook edition) Boomer Retirement Life Tips (ebook edition) Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
We are called to conduct leadership in government, commerce, schools, neighborhoods, families, parachurch ministries and a myriad of other contexts. The foundation for those who want to conduct leadership in a manner consistent with their faith in both religious and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog