2022 Archive

A BETTER QUESTION TO ASK HEADING INTO 2023

Setting goals is part of preparing well for the new year ahead. Because we can't lead others well to places we haven't gone before ourselves, the second key question to ask in the new year is "Who do I want to be this ye…

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THE TIME-STARVED MANAGER: DEFEATING THE TYRANNY OF THE URGENT

Every manager's villain is the tyranny of the urgent. However, the one superpower that puts the urgent to shame and allows managers to accomplish more high-impact and high-value work is capacity. Creating capacity requir…

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2 “MUST HAVES” TO BUILD A HIGH-PERFORMING TEAM

Building high-performing teams are what many leaders desire for their organization. But before we venture into that territory, we've got to define what's required to do it. There are 2 commitments in achieving this team …

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Leading with Clarity: How to Simplify the Battlefield in Your Mind

We’ve all had moments or seasons where chaos reigns and we struggle to maintain focus and forward momentum. Stress rises. Things break. We freak out. How we frame up our circumstances is of utmost importance when we face…

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The Art of Mastering Self-Leadership

Every person experiences you and the world differently. That’s why whether you’ve had a leadership title for years or are starting your first job post-grad, increasing your emotional intelligence is crucial to building u…

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5 Differentiators of GREAT Leaders

Sixty percent of first-time people leaders fail within the first 18 months. This means they didn’t achieve their original aspirations and settled into just being average to good leaders. Gallup identified 5 actions GREAT…

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LEADERSHIP GROWTH MR. MIYAGI STYLE

Leaders tend to forget that we can only lead someone else where we’ve gone. Because of this, continuing to pour back into our own personal growth is put by the wayside. In order to increase the growth of our teams and or…

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3 WAYS TO ENHANCE YOUR TEAM’S INNOVATION & IDEATION

Without knowing it, well-intentioned leaders have shut down ideation sessions by sharing their thoughts first. This is because their suggestions become directions. The key to breaking this pattern is found in cultivating…

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WEEKLY One-On-One Meetings: A Manager's Most Powerful Tool

Disengagement has a direct and significant impact on your ability as a manager to deliver business results. The solution? Commit to WEEKLY one-on-one meetings with each of your team members.

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Lead where you are.

It's tempting sometimes to think that you need to be “in charge” to be a leader...

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