Posts Tagged ‘leadership’

Episode 1: Dealing With COVID-19

With teams now working remotely in the light of COVID-19, many are experiencing a slew of new and distracting demands.  If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and influence, this podcast will provide you with applicable and practical solutions for extraordinary leadership. In this first episode…

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Episode 2: Importance of Self-Awareness in Leadership

The importance of Self Awareness in Leadership, specifically for Emotional Intelligence, is not to get the answer right because there is no wrong answer, but to adjust our emotional reaction to what is going on around us. If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and influence,…

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Episode 3: How Self-Management Improves Leadership

One of the vital steps in self-management is to deconstruct our inner dialogues, especially in times of change and conflict, to break our self-limiting for the growth of our leadership skills.  If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and influence, this podcast will provide you with…

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Episode 4: Empathy in Leadership

Developing Emotional Intelligence specifically Empathy has long been identified as a difference maker for leaders. And now, with so many traditional workers shifting to virtual work, honing the skill as a leader is more vital than ever before. If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and…

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Episode 5: How Sleeps Impacts Your Leadership

More people these days are getting fewer hours of sleep at night than in the past and ironically leaders especially tend to wear that lack of sleep like a badge of honor, despite being aware of its negative effect. If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact…

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Episode 6: Sleeping Routine to Improve Leadership Clarity

Now that more leaders can experience the benefit of increased sleeping hours at night, as described in our previous podcast – How Sleep Impacts Your Leadership, they can also enjoy the decrease of hormonal imbalance and its negative effect. If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact…

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Episode 7: How to Lead a Productive Virtual Meeting

Meetings can be hard enough on their own if they’re not run properly. And then you add virtual meetings to the mix, it could impede your team’s productivity while trying to deal with the evolving technology.  If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and influence, this…

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Episode 8: Social Awareness in Leadership

EQ leaders subscribe to the adage, “take care of the people and the people will take care of the business.”  During this pandemic, it is critical to think of how employees are impacted by the changes.   Emotionally Intelligent leaders demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to the vulnerability, fears, and pain of their team. …

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Episode 11: The Productive Leader

When you think of being productive, you may picture someone being busy all day. Constantly moving through tasks, pushing deadlines, and working through duties that grow daily. We mistake being busy with being productive, but they aren’t the same thing.  There’s a big difference between movement and achievement.    In this eleventh episode of Lead…

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Episode 12: Promoting a healthy conflict under your leadership.

Conflict is not something that we often consider a positive in our lives, but Productive Conflict is a skill we need to promote in the workplace.  Productive Conflict is an open exchange of differing ideas but expressed so that all parties feel heard, respected, and unafraid to voice dissenting opinions to reach a resolution. Conflict,…

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Episode 14: Qualities of a Leader

What are the 4 qualities of a team leader? Understanding and implementing these 4 qualities as a leader will build trust and relationship with your team.  If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and influence, this podcast will provide you with applicable and practical solutions for…

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Episode 15: Positivity in Leadership

Can positivity be your superpower as a leader? You must have heard about how positivity is naturally contagious, but do you know why? Because positivity really does change chemistry in other people’s brains. If you are a leader who wants to increase your capability to lead with greater impact and influence, this podcast will provide…

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Episode 16: Leaders and Goal Setting = Success for the Year!

Goal setting is a way to stay focused on what truly matters.  Without goals, your team lacks focus and direction. They not only provide direction; goals also give a benchmark for success. The success of any team is mostly dependent on the leader.  A good leader is someone who knows how to inspire, motivate, problem-solve,…

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The Five Qualities of a Successful“QuaranTeam”

Working with teams has always had its challenges, but working in a virtual environment has a new set of issues we may not have even considered.  Taking a page from Patrick Lencioni’s 5 Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, here are some tips for dealing with your virtual team. Trust – As with any team, the…

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For a Higher Purpose

This week, I had the immense pleasure of accompanying my son, and his 7th grade class on a trip to Washington D.C. Studying about our Founding Fathers has reminded me of a true example of grace under fire. It is convenient for us to view their accomplishments from the comfort of knowing how great the…

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The Power of Self-Assessment

One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself is the gift of self-assessment.  Self-assessment is the ability to examine yourself and developing a straight forward and honest understanding of what makes you tick, in other words, to know who you really are.   Through self-assessment, you are able to peel back the layers and become more aware…

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The Brain Game: Arrest & Redirect

Do you encounter those times when you know you should do something, but something inside keeps you from moving forward? Do we make excuses on why we can’t act upon the desire? The reason is, we think too much! When a thought enters our brain, we either think about it, or we act upon it. Contrary to public…

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Dealing with Toxic People: Superpowers Leaders Need

Unfortunately, toxic people are everywhere and all of us know at least one or two of these individuals and many of us are forced to work with them or engage with them on a social level.  They bring their poisoning drama into our lives uninvited and then leave a trail of unwanted fumes when they…

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Include Employees When You Give Thanks

Thanksgiving! That wonderful time of year when we pull out the sweaters, find our stretchy pants and salivate over the amazing food we are planning to share with friends and family. It’s also a time when we reflect on all of our blessings and the people we are most thankful for. As a leader, do…

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Feeling Stuck? Mind the Gap!

I often have clients who are in a quandary because they can’t figure out why they are unable to take themselves to the next level. They seem to have done really well getting to a certain point, but beyond that they feel stuck. This creates a gap in expectations that can limit your effectiveness and…

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Trust: The Foundation for Any Team

I am a huge fan of Patrick Lencioni’s writings, so much that I became an authorized partner to teach his curriculum “The 5 Behaviors of an Effective Team” based on his best selling book “The 5 Behaviors of a Dysfunctional Team.” In Pat’s opinion – and mine – trust is the foundation for teams; without…

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