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KC Hildreth
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When working with clients who are employees inside of a company, I often hear them ask ‘I am not really in a leadership position in the company, so why develop my leadership ability?’  That question, I tell them, is the reason they are not in a leadership…

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It has always amazed me how musically-inclined people can pick up an instrument and just…play.  These talented folks take a physical object and then transmit air or energy through that object to produce sounds that are pleasing and harmonic.  I, being…

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Is a hundred thousand dollars a lot to you?  How about a million?  Believe it or not, for some people neither sums are consequential.  If you are a billionaire, a million dollars is not that big of a deal.  I have worked with investors who regard any…

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Every living thing, indeed every single cell in our natural world, has two basic impulses.  The first is to conserve itself by maintaining its boundaries and form…essentially to stay alive and intact.  The second impulse is to grow itself by ‘pushing the…

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One of the most challenging things in my work is avoiding distractions.  I need to write, answer emails, talk to clients, and in-between somehow get everything else done…and yet I still find myself getting absorbed in random, unproductive activities.…

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For most of us, feedback is a painful process.  We brace to hear those things we don’t want to hear, and then feel relieved if the information is not as bad as we thought.  And the feedback-givers suffer just as much!  Nobody wants to say something…

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A while back I noticed that I had the habit of starting little projects but not completing them.  I loved starting things – getting excited about them, doing the ground work, building the initial structures – but seemed to get bogged down when things got…

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Storytelling has been a human pastime for thousands of years.  Our history, myths and teachings have been passed down through the generations primarily through stories that are easy to follow and remember.  And we still do this:  Our movies, books, humor…

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I have coached many clients through the fundraising process, and taught groups of people to build and deliver effective investor pitches.  In the past I have also pitched many investors myself…from traditional VC’s to large banks to the entire executive…

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Abraham Lincoln was famous for many things, one of which was his ability to slow down his decision making.  As maddening as it was for the people around him, he would ponder something for a long period of time before moving forward.  If he had an angry…
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