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Rhythm Blog | Kristi Burns

by Patrick Thean and the Rhythm Team

Clarifying Coaching vs. Consulting

Kristi Burns Mon, Feb 4, 2019 @ 09:33 AM

Often when a business leader engages a coach, he or she does so without a clear understanding of the differences between coaching and consulting.  In many cases, consulting habits and practices may be expected as a result of this "misunderstanding" which may lead to client dissatisfaction.

Grow Your Business Through Your Brand Ideal

Kristi Burns Wed, Aug 15, 2012 @ 08:19 AM

In his latest book, marketing guru and author Jim Stengel speaks to the relationship of high ideals and maximum growth, noting that the two are inseparable.

Brian Souza's "The Weekly Coaching Conversation"

Kristi Burns Wed, Jun 27, 2012 @ 08:37 AM
During the recent Fortune Leadership Summit, Brian Souza addressed the principles behind his new book, The Weekly Coaching Conversation.

The key learnings from Brian's work are twofold:

What to do When You Hit the Ceiling of Complexity...

Kristi Burns Mon, Jun 25, 2012 @ 07:19 AM

Blog written by Kristi Burns, Rhythm Coach

Have you reached a point in your business where your growth, while certainly exciting, has left you feeling buried under a mountain of ever-increasing demands on your time and resources?

Are the changes required to manage your growth coming faster than you feel yourself and/or your team can adapt to?  

Revisit Your Strategy In Quarterly Planning

Kristi Burns Wed, Jun 20, 2012 @ 08:20 AM

Quarterly Planning sessions are meant to define key initiatives that will be focused on over the next 90 days in support of your company's BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal; your 10-25 year objective). 

Bring Your Core Purpose To Life

Kristi Burns Tue, Mar 27, 2012 @ 08:47 AM

Most often, when we think of an organization’s reason for being, we often first think of making money. While it is true that the goal of any business is to make money, there is a much deeper fundamental reason for its creation, a core purpose.  This is the “heart” of the organization - the reason for existence.  Core purpose motivates the head and speaks to the heart - it allows people to make a difference by rallying together to accomplish a goal they might not be able to achieve individually. And it sets the tone for a mediocre or stellar performance.