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Giving Feedback At The Mid-Year Performance Review

  I’ve spent the past few weeks talking about the importance of the mid-year performance review particularly during the pandemic. Giving effective feedback is a leadership competency that is crucial in your one-on-one discussions with...

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COVID 19 S.T.R.E.S.S. And Employee Mental Well-being?

  There are few things in society more pervasive than stress, especially during the COVID 19 pandemic. It is something experienced by most people yet has different origins and manifestations. What causes stress for your colleague may not even...

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The Importance of Employee Mental Wellbeing NOW

I feel certain that you and your employees are feeling the effects of the racial and political strife going on in our country today. I’ve been coaching a number of my clients on the importance of staying close to how these events are affecting...

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Leveraging Employee Superpowers & Positive Leadership Practices

May’s blog series on leadership competencies to lead through our current crisis and beyond wraps up  with this article on leveraging your team members’ superpowers and positive leadership practices. My hope is that these tips and...

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During COVID 19 - How Is Your Active Listening?

This month’s blog series is about the "secret sauce " or key competencies to enable leader success during COVID 19. One critical competency for leadership success that repeatedly comes up with my coaching clients is active...

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The Gift of Appreciation

To finish our blog series on leader gifts, I’ve chosen the act of showing appreciation. There’s so much to be thankful for going into this new decade. When we choose to demonstrate gratitude towards others, good things multiply! As you...

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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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