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Ten Habits of Truly Fearless Leaders
Leadership is a habit, not knowledge you can get from a book. It is a daily practice that you cultivate, hone and refresh. Fearless leaders share a few core practices that make them truly great Fearless Leaders (and I’ve included links to related articles if you want to know more)…
Strengths As Superpowers
Rush, rush, rush. That’s my daily routine as a working adult with somewhat dubious time management skills living in a metro area. Whether I’m on my way to work, to the gym or to some social obligation..
Personal Branding Is A Leadership Requirement, Not a Self-Promotion Campaign
Developing your personal brand is essential for the advancement of your career and development as a leader. Unfortunately, personal branding has become a “commoditized” term
Surprising Habits of Truly Powerful People
Power gets a bad rap, but only because people pursue it for the wrong reasons. When power is pursued for the right reasons, it can be a tremendous force for good.
The Right Strengths for a Manager
After she read her full 34, it all made sense. No wonder this new role was killing her. She just didn’t have the right strengths to manage people…or so she thought…
How to Speak so that People Will Want to Listen
Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak with empathy, he offers his vision for a sonorous world of listening and understanding.
The Critical Factor in Relationship Success
here is one factor that will make or break a connection in both personal and professional relationships. Also, the degree that this factor exists determine how well you can cooperate, resolve conflict, and trust each other. The critical factor in relationship success…
Employee vs. Personal Branding Mindset on the Job
Personal branding experts agree that it is important to stand out: You need to be visible so that people know you have something unique to offer on the job. Standing out doesn’t mean that you don’t get along with coworkers or that you don’t fit in.
Brand Audiences and Shared Values – Increasing Brand Equity by Understanding the Mindset of a Target Market
A brand is not a logo or a tagline. It is not a person or a product. A brand is what an audience thinks and feels about an organisation; the intangible attributes that are its most valuable assets.
Onboarding: Start with StrengthFinders Assessment
In a previous article on the onboarding of employees into your company, I stated that one of the main goals of onboarding, in addition to accelerating the training process and maximizing productivity, is connecting new…
How to Detect Your Blind Spots That Make Your Colleagues Disrespect You
This article is by Sara Canaday, a career strategist and corporate speaker and author of You—According to Them: Uncovering the Blind Spots That Impact Your Reputation and Your Career.
What I Most Often Hear My Clients Say: When is the right time to speak up?
What I often hear in coaching sessions with clients is “I didn’t say anything.” They had the answer, they knew it was right, or they …
How To Get Real Buy-In For Your Idea
In organizations, there’s an ever-present conversation about gaining buy-in. Most of the work in companies is done through…
Building Powerful Partnerships
Remember when your school teacher would say, “For this next assignment, you’ll be working with a partner. Please find a partner now.” What happened next? How did you feel? Had you and your best friend already made a lifelong pact to be each other’s partners whenever the need arose?
The Power of Vulnerability
Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.
How to Know Your Life’s Purpose in 5 Minutes
Adam Leipzig has overseen more than 25 movies as a producer, executive and distributor. and has produced more than 300 stage plays and live events, and he was one of the founders of the Los Angeles Theatre Center.
Why you think you’re right — even if you’re wrong
Perspective is everything, especially when it comes to examining your beliefs. Are you a soldier, prone to defending your viewpoint at all costs — or a scout, spurred by curiosity? Julia Galef examines the motivations behind these two mindsets…
My Motivation to Change
I took my own advice last week and attended a professional coaching conference to disrupt my routine and stimulate my mind. Through great speakers and inspiring conversations, I was saturated with thought-provoking information. One of which was a Gallop poll statistic stating that 87% of the workforce is disengaged…
12 Habits of Genuine People
Emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with tremendous results. But there’s a catch. Emotional intelligence won’t do a thing for you if you aren’t genuine
A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit
Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us.
Start With Why — Simon Sinek TED Talk
Simon Sinek discusses the principal behind every successful person and business. A simple but powerful model for how leaders inspire action, starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”
How to Be Extraordinary: 9 Qualities Only the Best Employees Possess
Every boss says she wants her employees to be reliable and dependable. Every boss says she wants her employees to be proactive and diligent. Every boss says she wants her employees to be good leaders and good followers.
You’re Probably Guilty of These Self-Destructive Work Habits
Certain behaviors will derail your professional life and stop success dead in its tracks. Steer clear of self-defeating habits and achieve your goals.
10 Signs Your Guilt Scheduling is Controlling Your Life
You may not know what guilt scheduling is, but I can almost bet you’re a victim of it. Guilt scheduling is what we do to ourselves after a vacation or day off.
Stress Literally Shrinks Your Brain (7 Ways To Reverse This Effect)
We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious emotional, even physical, consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives?
Compelling People – The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential
From COMPELLING PEOPLE by John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut. Summarized by arrangement with Hudson Street Press, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC
The Importance of Scheduling Nothing
If you were to see my calendar, you’d probably notice a host of time slots greyed out but with no indication of what’s going on. There is no problem with my Outlook or printer. The grey sections reflect “buffers,” or time periods I’ve purposely kept clear of meetings.
5 Essential Questions in Life
An excerpt from Dean James Ryan’s prepared remarks at the 2016 HGSE Presentation of Diplomas and Certificates.
How Successful People Handle Stress
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to them…
Time Management Is A Lie — Here’s the Truth
Once upon a time there was an artist whose marriage fell apart, forcing her to move from a two-bedroom house with a yard, dining room, laundry room and small office/breakfast nook to a small one-bedroom apartment. Her entire studio — industrial drafting table, flat files, file cabinet, light table, computer desk, etc., all lived in
Bold Moves Turn Ideas Into Results
When Jonathon Kellerman joined leading global pharmaceutical company Allergan as executive vice president and global chief compliance officer in late 2014, the company was in the early stages of integrating three companies…
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
dy language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success
How to Do What you Love
To do something well you have to like it. That idea is not exactly novel. We’ve got it down to four words: “Do what you love.” But it’s not enough just to tell people that. Doing what you love is complicated.
How to Make a Real Difference with Your Presence
Every aspect of your presence has social meaning, including your emotions, intentions, and regard for the people in the room. Especially if you are a leader, you need to develop both Cognitive and Sensory Awareness to have impact you desire.
Why You Should Have At Least 1 Hour THINKING Time Every Day
In today´s complex and highly dynamic world many people rush from one meeting to another, they chase task after task, and try to find ways to squeeze as much as possible into their diaries…