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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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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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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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