Talking About Leadership

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Gratitude

Gratitude

It’s the time that we count our blessings, thank our customers, and spend time with family. But, did you know that gratitude is also good for you? Research indicates that those who have regular gratitude practices are healthier, happier, and have better relationships....

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Are You Practicing Human-Centric Leadership?

Are You Practicing Human-Centric Leadership?

Given the uncertainty, the pace of change, and the 'great resignation,' what does it take to be a successful leader today? In the past, I would have said that it takes someone who has a strategic mindset and who can execute and deliver against the organizational...

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Social Awareness

Social Awareness

Social Awareness   I often recommend a book to my clients whose title represents the epitome of social awareness: "The Outward Mindset: Seeing beyond ourselves" by the Arbinger Institute.The book's message is simple: by making more of an effort to understand and...

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Self Awareness – Do you know who you are at work?

Self Awareness – Do you know who you are at work?

Self Awareness - Do you know who you are at work?   I think the first step to building leadership and executive presence is to create self-awareness. How well do you know yourself? It’s beneficial to assess where you are. You can develop and enhance...

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Why does everyone talk about Executive Presence?

Why does everyone talk about Executive Presence?

Why does everyone talk about Executive Presence?   Executive Presence is the ability to maximize performance to achieve business objectives. As a result, leaders with Executive Presence successfully execute organizational initiatives and are promoted more often....

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21st Century Learning for Leaders

21st Century Learning for Leaders

When you were in school, were you taught the crucial skills needed for success in today’s digital world? If you are a leader, you have probably heard of or, more accurately, experienced VUCA. VUCA was coined in 1987 to represent a volatile, uncertain, complex, and...

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Are you training to improve your leadership performance?

Are you training to improve your leadership performance?

Most of my clients struggle with consistent execution. Whether it’s delegating, asking for what they need, or having a tough conversation, they struggle to form the skills necessary for success. The people I coach want to be the best they can be, so why are they...

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TOO MUCH – HOW 2020 BECAME MY YEAR OF REFLECTION

TOO MUCH – HOW 2020 BECAME MY YEAR OF REFLECTION

If I had to sum up 2020 in two words, I would say: too much. Too much uncertainty, time at home, political noise, COVID-19 speculation, screen time, video, anxiety, isolation, struggle - you name it - there was just too much. There was also too much converging in my...

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8 PODCASTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE

8 PODCASTS THAT WILL IMPROVE YOUR PERFORMANCE

Most of us are confined and spending lots and lots of time online right now. It can be crazy-making, not to mention play havoc on your hands, your eyes, and your mental state, depending on your home office set up and what you are reading.   When I want to get...

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