Setting goals that boost your leadership impact

Setting goals is as essential to your leadership journey as it is to your personal growth. Goals can help you clarify your priorities, thereby empowering you to make conscious choices about where to spend your time and energy. The best goals energize you to act, whether personally or professionally. Your journey towards achieving your goals…

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Five inspiring ways to freshen up your leadership impact

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Whatever your interest in developing your leadership skills, I encourage you to regularly take on a fresh approach from time to time. Whether you want to be more engaging, less reactive, relevant to a diverse audience or otherwise—finding new ways to tackle challenges will keep your skills honed as you progress in your leadership capacity. 

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How knowing your values helps strengthen your leadership impact

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Your values are your core beliefs, functioning as ‘unconscious drivers’ that influence your thoughts, feelings, and actions as a leader. They are formed by the things that matter most to you and direct the ways you act in a given situation. For example, you may value supporting the growth and development of those you lead…

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Leaders, are you asking enough questions?

As the skill of asking good questions is essential for leadership effectiveness, it pays to build and strengthen your leadership ‘enquiry’ muscle. The good news? It’s a very learnable skill. Use the STAR approach I’ve outlined to get started and watch your leadership effectiveness soar.

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Communicate with HEART and watch your people thrive

Communication styles naturally vary from leader to leader. They may even look and feel dramatically different. However, if you want to engage, inspire, and empower those you lead, focus on the most effective communication styles and practices. In particular, the approach I call HEART.

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Three things your team needs from you now

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Though the pandemic continues, many things are changing in the workplace. This means your work as a leader is changing too. While there are clear signals of hope on the horizon, this stage of the pandemic may be the hardest of all. Everyone is tired, and workforce capacity and operations are being challenged like never…

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