Dear Courageous Leaders, For this week’s Coffee Break – I tackled mastering strategic thinking. Key points from the video: You have the skills to master strategic thinking. Borrow and collaborate around your gaps. Focus on … read more
Dear Courageous Leader, For this week’s Coffee Break – I took a closer look at improving your influence through feedback loops. Key points from the video: Assess your impact by audience (directs, peers, or managers). … read more
Dear Courageous Leaders, For this week’s Coffee Break – I took a closer look at documenting and communicating your values. Key points from the video: Most leaders have a good idea of their values. Very … read more
Dear Courageous Leaders, For this week’s Coffee Break – I took a closer look at acting now and not waiting . Key points from the video: There is always something you can do now. Great … read more
Today’s episode focuses on the oxymoron concept of achieving more by doing less. To burst through the complexity that bombards you as a middle organizational leader, try simplifying what you do. You accomplish this by It is about narrowing the field of what you worry about and what you focus on to achieve more. Impact comes through being remember for things that matter. It won’t matter to anyone else if you are dispassionate…
In this week’s coffee break we examine how you can set big goals that motivate without making you feel yucky when setbacks happen. We take a look at the intersection of self-compassion and goal setting.
All leaders stumble. The best leaders exude resilience by bouncing back from mistakes and setbacks quickly. In this week’s Coffee Break you will find inspiration and tips on how to recover from a setback.
Reading a room is the first step to executive presence and creating influence. Three quick keys: 1) pay attention to non-verbal cues 2) being fully present and undistracted and 3) practice global listening.
We all have unique talents and gifts. I choose to call them your super powers because when you apply your strengths in the right context you will have a super impact. No, this does not make you a super hero.
Personal brand matters for organizational leaders just as much, if not more than for businesses and media stars. Your brand is like having an army of spokespersons whispering positive things about you when you are not around. More important, as a decision make and change agent, knowing your brand well helps you to really good decisions