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Assertiveness Without Resorting to Emotional Sabotage

Assertiveness is your ability to express feelings, beliefs, and thoughts openly and your ability to stand up for personal rights – and here’s the key – assertive people can do these things without being aggressive or abusive!  Listen in as Lori and Lori discuss why aggressiveness is a key leadership skill and how to do…

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Solid Leaders Are Intentionally Balanced

What does it even mean to be balanced? It certainly isn’t some beautifully perfect split of 50-50. However, we can have a sense of this mysterious ‘balance’ when we are intentional with how we spend our precious time and energy by making sure we are focused on what really matters and that we are continually…

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Learning to Appreciate the True You

Do you have the ability to appreciate your positive aspects and possibilities as well as to accept your negative aspects and limitations and still feel good about yourself? In this episode, Lori and Lori discuss why it’s so important to know your strengths and weaknesses while liking yourself warts and all. Link to Ted Talks:Amy…

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Re-release of Leadership and Personalities Part 1 & 2

This week, we combined the two-part series called ‘Why Do They Do That’ in one episode to give you real-life applicable steps to recognize four primary work styles and the key differences that make each style tick and what can get in their way. Have you ever looked at the people you work with and…

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Is Optimism Too Squishy-Feely To Talk About?

Let’s set the record straight – optimism is not the same as being naive! Listen in as Lori King-Taylor and Lori Gorrell dive into the not-so-squishy-feely side of optimism. Learn how to be a more resilient leader, more creative, and even healthier, using the optimism lens. To connect with Lori King-Taylor visit http://trinityperformancesolutions.comTo connect with Lori…

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Developing Emotional Resilience to Master Stress

We all endure times of stress, but how we deal with that stress has a direct effect on our emotional well-being and our leadership.  Stress tolerance is your ability to withstand adverse events and stressful situations without developing physical or emotional symptoms.  Join Lori and Lori as they discuss how to prepare, plan and react…

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Business Success Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity Equity and Inclusion will have significant, positive impacts on the success of your business and it should be a safe and ongoing conversation in the workplace. Join us as we talk to guest Eric Johnson of Insighted to learn more about why DEI initiatives fail, why the conversations should happen live and the huge…

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Leaders and Goal Setting Rerun

This week, we are replaying a previous podcast on Leaders and Goal Setting. It’s at this time of the year that you need to be putting your final touches on your goals for the following year.Many of you have gone through the process at work, but what about your personal goals? If you don’t write…

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How Flexibility Increases Emotional Intelligence

Do you see yourself as a leader who tends to be flexible or rigid when unpredictable, unfamiliar, and dynamic circumstances come your way?  Are you generally open to and tolerant of different ideas, orientations, ways, and practices?  In this episode, we dive into how learning to be more flexible can increase your emotional intelligence and…

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Hotheads, Flexibility and Bottom Line Results

Have you ever witnessed a hothead leader having a hotheaded moment and wondered what their business would be like if they had more control over their outbursts? In this podcast, we talk about what is a lack of impulse control, what to look for and a few key anecdotes to help you remain calm, cool,…

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Healthy Sleep and Productivity

Are you getting out of bed in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom? or finding it hard to fall and stay asleep? Well, maybe there is something a whole lot more than just setting up the right environment to help you fall asleep. Join us as we interview Tara Clancy, the…

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How Sleep Impacts Your Leadership Recap

This week, we are replaying a previous podcast on How Sleep Impacts Your Leadership. Sleep has become the biggest epidemic that we are facing these days. Insufficient sleep is associated with a range of negative health and social outcomes including adverse formats at work. Reduced sleep duration has been linked to 7 up to 15…

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Using Emotional Intelligence for Problem Solving

When we are emotionally charged, we aren’t in the right headspace for solid problem-solving. If you think about it, there is often a lot of emotion inherent with most problems. This means that, left unchecked, we won’t have our full head in the problem-solving game and we won’t get the best results! Lori and Lori…

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Reimagining Hiring Practices For the Future

Workplace culture is shaped early on in the employment relationship – our recruiting and hiring behaviors send key messages to potential employees about who we are as an organization.  The pandemic has revealed cracks in these systems and practices and reminded leaders that we cannot operate on auto-pilot when it comes to the human factors…

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Are you doing this or not?

It’s the perfect time of year to regroup, reflect and re-engage with your goals. You may not have even looked at your goals lately, so the question is…      Are you going to do this or not?  Join Lori King-Taylor and Lori Gorrell as they talk you through the steps of re-engaging with your…

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Enhancing Your Leadership Confidence

How important is confidence in leadership and business?  Almost everything!  While we tend to believe that persons in positions of leadership already have confidence sometimes they are missing some vital pieces.  Join us as we interview author and speaker Jill Johnson of Johnson Consulting Services and discuss how to build leadership confidence.  Contact Jill Johnson…

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Hard Knock Life Lessons

When you feel like you’ve been through the wringer, are you able to step back and find the valuable lessons?  We’ve all been through periods where we don’t know how we will see our way through gracefully or how we will catch up after setbacks; Lori King-Taylor keeps it real and shares the four valuable…

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Emotional Decisions in Leadership

There are many ways in which emotions drive our decision-making. From negative past encounters to in-the-moment excitement, the whole range of emotions is worth recognizing when we are making critical decisions. Join Lori King-Taylor and Lori Gorrell to learn more about the value of self-awareness, listening to physical cues, and how to remove emotions that…

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Productivity: A Super Hero Skill for Leaders

Join Lori Gorrell and Lori King-Taylor as they talk to Lisa Crilley-Mallis of Impactive Strategies about productivity bottlenecks and biological prime time. Learn what this means and how to use it to increase your effectiveness as a leader.  Create time in your schedule to work on those things that are of your highest value to…

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Exciting News on New Opportunity!

Do you want to develop your leadership skills, enhance your career and even focus on your personal development?  Lori Gorrel interviews Lori King-Taylor on her new membership program that concentrates on just that!  The Impact Membership program helps business professionals maximize their impact and build stronger relationships with their teams.   To learn more, go to:…

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Secret Fears of New Leaders

Leadership positions are a goal many have in their career, but it often comes with anxiety and fear of the new role, responsibilities, and expectations placed upon them.  In this episode of Lead Me On the podcast, Lori and Lori discuss some of the top fears plaguing leaders today and give tips for overcoming those…

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Key Strategies for Team Success

There are five key behaviors for team success. Tune in to learn how these five behaviors can turn your team around to improve retention, engagement, and bottom-line results. Some of the topics that we will be covering are: Know when it’s time to get help for your team Commit to the process Keep it alive…

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Positivity in Leadership revisited

This week, we are replaying a previous podcast in Positivity in Leaders. In the last year and a half, it hasn’t been easy to stay positive but as leaders it is critical. Now that things are starting to move in a new and somewhat back to normal direction, many leaders are feeling a bit uncertain,…

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Are You Developing Your Emerging Leaders?

Building your bench strength isn’t an activity for later. Now is the time to be paying attention to and developing the next generation of upper-level leaders in your organization! There are many ways to build an effective emerging leaders program, in this episode, we discuss what you should consider whether you need to build from…

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Body Language for Effective Communication

What is your body saying when you are communicating? Over half of communication happens non-verbally! If getting your words together wasn’t enough, you also have to pay attention to what messages your face, body, and position send when you are communicating. Practical Solutions for Extraordinary Leadership: 1) Be Self-Aware 2) Practice 3) Solicit Feedback For…

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