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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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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Better listening makes you a better leader; four ways to listen well

Better listening makes you a better leader; four ways to listen well

As a leadership coach, I do a lot of listening. In addition to helping clients strengthen their listening skills, I frequently challenge myself to be an even better listener. I make it a priority because listening is the skill most highly correlated to leadership effectiveness. During this extended period of volatility and uncertainty in our…

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Resilience is the leadership skill you need to be building right now.

Leadership Resiliency

Resilience may prove to be your most important leadership skill in 2021. Why? Resilience is the skill you need most to work effectively amidst a wide range of life and leadership challenges. Specifically, the challenges you face in times of uncertainty, stress, volatility, and change—times like now. Setbacks, even outright failures, are inevitable for every…

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How can leaders stay connected with staff working virtually?

ffective Communication with a virtual team

As the pandemic continues to define when, where and how we work today, employees are craving communications and connections with their colleagues and their leaders as never before. They are hungry, too, for the clarity and context that only leaders can provide when communicating and interacting personally with their staff.  For leaders everywhere this year,…

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