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Coach's Corner

Posted 4.21.2006

Alpha Executive – We love them and hate them


Alpha executives are those highly intelligent, confident, and successful men and women that we work with on a daily basis. However, their strengths can easily become their weaknesses when trying to work with them. The Alpha may be your boss, your boss’s boss, a coworker in your department or it may even be YOU!

Regardless of the relationship, dealing with an Alpha can be challenging. Many times these are highly talented individuals that require coaching to make the work environment a more successful place. In this month’s coach’s corner, we will examine the qualities of an Alpha Executive and provide you with a few tips on how to manage those in your own environment. For the full story go to

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