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Self-Forgiveness As A Leader

January’s blog theme has been about preparing you to lead successfully in 2020. We’ve covered the critical competencies of goal setting, self-accountability and visioning for success. The final key leadership competency is about ...

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Are You Prepared To Lead in 2020?

  The start of a new year can be both exciting and intimidating. And this year, we’ve got a brand-new decade beginning! I’m honored to guide you through this month of new beginnings by practicing goal setting, ...

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The Gift of Developing Others

One of the best leadership gifts for your team is developing your employees. I talk about this concept often as it’s a best practice of the effective every-day leader. When combined with the notion of gift-giving, however, you’ll ...

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The Gift of Belonging

The next leader gift to your team for December is the sense of belonging. Holiday bells are ringing, and your co-workers are likely feeling the positive energy of the season. It’s beneficial for you as the leader to share a sense of belonging ...

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The Gift of Compassion

Now that we’re in the holiday season, you’ll notice joy along with the end-of-year stress. It’s a good idea to practice compassion with your team members to gain insight into what makes them tick. We all have a desire for people to ...

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Leading To The Individual

Your own self-awareness as a leader has been the topic for this month as you prepare for the annual performance appraisal process. We’ve covered the two key competencies of hiring the right people and active listening this month. Now, ...

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Listening Skills That Work

This month I’ve been writing about self-awareness and the importance of assessing your own performance for 2019. Something that repeatedly comes up for my coaching clients as a critical leader competency is active listening. With ...

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Positive Self-Management During Crunch Time

We’ve spent time this month talking about how to manage others for a successful Q4. It’s also a great time to reflect upon what worked and what didn’t over the past year. Now we’ll wrap up this blog series with the competency ...

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STOP Office Gossip

Credibility and trust are key to effective leadership. Now that Q4 crunch time is upon us, don’t let the negativity of the rumor mill with your team get in the way of progress. The environment is ripe for gossip and rumors. Your employees ...

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Increase Employee Accountability in Q4

Accountability is one of the hallmarks of a great leader and high performing employees. It’s difficult to instill accountability without an intentional, focused effort. Managers love holding their team accountable because it reduces stress on ...

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