|One of the realities of life and work is that nothing stays the same. Just when we think we have things handled and moving ahead swimmingly, something comes in from left field, throwing us off-balance, back into uncertainty. Often this unexpected change causes sadness and grief in us and in those we lead. This article provides a good framework to assist us as we move through sadness and uncertainty to a new reality, along with some tips as to how to help your team. Hope it’s helpful!
One of the most important skills a leader must utilize is strategic communication – first you need a strategy, and then you need to communicate it. Here is a great formula to do just that, with some great tips. Enjoy!
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One of the most important factors in sustainable, positive leadership growth is getting and giving feedback. It is so important for leaders to ask for it, and to give it, thereby modeling it for employees and also gaining important information. Here are some great tips on what NOT to do regarding feedback. Good luck!
Hello! I am so fortunate to work with talented leaders, supporting them as they make remarkable contributions to their organizations, communities and the world. Components that are necessary for these contributions include drive, taking risks and focus. This article is a great summary. Enjoy!
Hello! One of the things I have learned in working in the field of human behavior and the workplace is that so much of what we do is habit. Here are some great communication habits to adapt that will help improve collaboration in the workplace. Enjoy!
Happy New Year! We can all be working on our leadership development, no matter what our position or level of experience. Here are some great tips that are easy to implement to keep in mind. Enjoy and best wishes for a successful year in leadership!
Hello! Thanksgiving is a time to take stock of the blessings of our lives. It’s also a good time to “ritualize” the important practice of gratefulness. Taking 2 minutes per day and consciously thinking about the 5 people, events, or other blessings is a habit that can reap a variety of benefits, as noted in this article. Wishing you a healthy and joyful time of Thanksgiving and gratitude!
Hello! This article on self-awareness starts out a bit unusually but has some great info on the importance of self-awareness in leadership and good things to keep in mind to increase it. Enjoy!
Executive Presence is a powerful tool in one’s toolbox – at any level. It is so important for us to realize how to maximize our presence. Here’s a good reminder. Enjoy!
As I coach innovative and successful leaders, I see the importance and impact of receiving honest “360 degree” feedback. Often it is a pivotal moment in a leader’s career, both regarding where they can improve, but also in hearing where they are currently making an impact and how they can use their strengths to be even more impactful. Here is a good summary article about the 360 process. Enjoy!