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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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Kaya Singer, author of the book “Wiser and Wilder,” says that success comes to those who focus on being authentic, in the right circle of people, in a balanced and actualized way, with a strong voice. Her new book is designed to help people ready to walk a soulful path... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Career Women Coaching
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The evidence is overwhelming. Why do so many organizations struggle, while others succeed at delivering change? “At the root of all change and innovation challenges is a leadership opportunity,” argues Chris Laping, in his new book, “PEOPLE BEFORE THINGS: Change... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
"Trend is your friend"? Yes -- but how do you know when a trend may end? Watch. By Elliott Wave International Back in February, when crude oil prices fell to $26 a barrel, you may remember a chorus of mainstream... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
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Over the ages, many famous thinkers have grappled with the choices people make and how these choices affect their lives. Indeed, the message is that choices are daring declarations that we are masters of our own fate. Who am I?... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Everything we’ve previously been taught about negotiation is wrong. The real art of negotiation lies in mastering the intricacies of No, not Yes. In “NEVER SPLIT THE DIFFERENCE: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It” by former FBI negotiator... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Maneuver strategy has been used by the military since King Leonidas and Genghis Khan, yet businesses all too often neglect it. In their new book, “OUTMANEUVER: OutThink, Don’t OutSpend” strategy and innovation consulting experts Jeffrey Phillips and Alex Verjovsky examine... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Many of today’s up-and-coming, eager professionals are articulate, talented, well-educated and technologically savvy, but many of them are also unaware of the nuances to manage their career and may become labeled as obtuse. They simply lack the political perception and professional skills to get ahead. Author Jena Abernathy is a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2016 at Career Women Coaching
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There’s a leadership crisis in American politics and business—a crisis that extends around the world. What’s the problem? We find the training and managing of leadership is broken. It’s stuck inside an outdated industrial revolution model. Yet, today, we live... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Despite their best efforts, women still face obstacles pursuing a career and being a mother. Unconscious to the many limitations placed on their choices, women still believe that they face a stark choice of either their careers or a happy home. Aspiring women deserve a solid "heads up." Women who... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Career Women Coaching
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In recent years, trust in business has been battered. The 2008 global financial crisis, a series of corporate scandals that have eroded organizational trust, including Volkswagen, BP and Enron, and an emphasis on transparency brought about by the combined impact... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Starting at 9 a.m. ET Wednesday, April 20, our friends at Elliott Wave International are "opening the doors" to their entire line of trader-focused Pro Services -- free for 7 days -- during: Pro Services Open House. EWI Pro Services... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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According to a recent study released by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and EY (Ernst & Young), women in leadership positions are linked to stronger company profits. In their new book, “THE NEW ADVANTAGE: How Women in Leadership can create win-wins for their companies and themselves,” Howard J. Morgan... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Career Women Coaching
Learn one of the greatest benefits of the Wave Principle By Elliott Wave International The Wave Principle is the only technical analysis tool that lets you know exactly where you're wrong, to the pip, tick, or penny. Our senior instructor... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Ask, Know, Do
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Another year has passed and we’re all a little older. Last summer felt hotter and winter seems much colder. There was a time not long ago when life was quite a blast. Now, I fully understand about “Living in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
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Books on women’s leadership are having a major cultural moment, but can you overlook the question of how women make decisions? The research is making increasing clear that when a man faces a hard decision, he needs to make a judgement; when a woman faces a hard decision, she needs... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at Career Women Coaching
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In businesses large and small; in government agencies, schools, and hospitals; in for-profit and nonprofits; and in any country in the world, most people are spending time and energy covering up their weaknesses, managing other people’s impressions of them, showing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Whether you’re navigating your way on a new team, expanding your leadership role, or just trying to get heard in a meeting, you’re facing the kind of workplace challenge we all run into sooner or later; you need to elevate... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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By Guest Author Michael Papay “The Voice of the Workplace,” heard from nearly 500 business leaders, HR leaders and consultants about whether or not they agreed with two key statements: 1) “Providing an open forum for employees to offer candid... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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What does it take to win success and influence? Here is how those with the best people skills win the day: They build the right relationships. They truly understand and connect with their colleagues, their customers, their partners. They can... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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The odds are you’ve already come across coaching in some form. Even Dilbert mocks coaching—and there’s no surer sign of mainstream success than that. Driving results through teams—the benefits of Coaching Coaching is a powerful tool and one that should... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
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Poor meetings have many negative impacts for leaders and their organizations. The usual approaches have clearly not been robust enough or easy to adopt effectively. It’s time for a new approach based on what we’ve learned about group behavior and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog
See a fresh example in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index By Elliott Wave International Mark Galasiewski, the editor of our monthly Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast, explains how using the news to predict the markets is "meaningless." Learn the Why, What and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at So Baby Boomer: Life Tips
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All of us at some point or another have probably questioned, “Why am I here?” Although it may not always be obvious, you have a very specific and unique mission in life: your spiritual purpose. Your heart is your compass that points you in the direction of your life purpose.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at Career Women Coaching
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In this new reality, organizations are going to need to change how they change, to increase their organizational agility, to increase the flexibility of the organization, to create a culture of continuous change and simultaneously inhibit the appearance and for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2016 at Coaching Tip: The Leadership Blog