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Leaders Buffer Their Team During Crunch Time

  Consider this scenario: Senior leadership calls a meeting with management to express their concerns the company might not meet goals set for the year-end crunch due to the pandemic. In a less than polite tone, they convey their extreme...

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Development of High Potential & High Performing Employees

As a leadership and organizational development consultant and coach I browse job ads for research. It’s a simple way to discover current trends in the job market. For example, over the past several years companies increasingly claim to offer...

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Being Responsible & Honest Builds Trust

Trust is defined as “...our willingness to be vulnerable to the actions of others because we believe they have good intentions and will behave well toward us. Shaylene Gupta” This month’s blog topic theme has been about the...

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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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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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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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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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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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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. Giving effective feedback is a leadership competency that is crucial in your one-on-one discussions with your employees. Keeping your team members...

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