Leadership Competencies To Lead Through COVID-19 And Beyond

I’m often asked, “Martha, are leaders born or made?” If you’ve been following my BLOG posts, you know that I firmly believe leaders are made and only after certain  key competencies have been identified, harnessed,...

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Social Regulation During COVID-19

As we come to a close on the topic of emotional intelligence this week, I want to address the final component, social regulation. At this point in time, I hope you’ve come to realize that EQ is not a core competency taught in school, but one...

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Social Awareness During COVID-19

I have been highlighting the importance of emotional intelligence in my blog series this month. Why is social awareness an important competency for you to practice during this time of crisis? With you and your team members working remotely, being...

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EQ & Motivation: Team Success During COVID-19 Pandemic

This month I've been writing about the importance of being an effective leader utilizing emotional intelligence during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the key components of EQ that we haven't covered yet is motivation. Daniel...

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Self Awareness & Self Regulation During COVID-19

"My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them." -- Jack Kerouac In last week’s blog, I wrote about Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and its importance as a leader during this time of the...

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Emotional Intelligence And COVID 19 Pandemic

During these uncertain times in our world, you may ask why is emotional intelligence (EQ) important? EQ is being aware of and understanding the emotions you are feeling in the moment. Whether you are a business leader, a leader in your community, a...

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Job Benchmarking: Compare Talent to the Job Benchmark

  Job benchmarking is a tool used to measure the behaviors, motivators and competencies needed for success for a given job. In our previous posts in this series, we’ve discussed the four building blocks of job benchmarking....

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Job BenchMarking: Defining & Prioritizing Key Accountabilities

Our previous post The Job Benchmarking Process: Identifying the Job and Gather Stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts, spoke about evaluating current jobs to determine if they are relevant to the current and future company strategy using subject...

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Identify the Job Using Key Stakeholders

  In this BLOG series introduction post, The 4 Building Blocks of Job Benchmarking, we revealed the key components of developing an effective job-benchmarking program. To recap, we identified the building blocks as:   Identify the job...

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The 4 Building Blocks of Job Benchmarking

Every employer is dealing with the pain of a very tight labor market in the U.S. with our current unemployment rates at 3.6%. The lowest it has been in the U.S was in 1948 at 2.5%. The battle for talent is REAL. This makes it more difficult for...

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The Power of Leadership Coaching

  Leader coaching is an invaluable tool to grow as a leader of others. I find guiding clients through the process uncovers many “aha!” moments of self-discovery. Thanks to the highly effective assessment tools I utilize in...

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Lead Using Social Intelligence

If you’ve been following along in the leader coaching process this month, you’ve probably learned a lot about yourself. Now it’s time to learn about others, particularly as they relate to you and your world. When you understand...

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Understanding Motivators That Drive Results

The second leadership coaching topic this month is about motivators. Our motivators are tied directly to our values…that handful of things that are most important to us... our “WHY”. Motivators drive us to make decisions all day...

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