leadership development

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Show Appreciation

The difference between recognition and appreciation can mean the difference between being a weak positive influence and a strong positive influence on those you lead.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Be Someone Others Want to Follow

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Be Someone Others Want to Follow

Being an effective leader requires that we become someone others want to follow, developing and improving ourselves such that we become someone that others admire and want to follow, not because of the position we hold, but because of the person we are.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Are You the Villain?

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Are You the Villain?

Why are leaders commonly villains? They have some fears and insecurities that cause them to act in ways that are fully justified to them, but are actually damaging to those they lead.

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Know How to Build Trust

Becoming a More Positive Influence: Know How to Build Trust

If we can better understand how we evaluate trustworthiness in others, we can do a better job of managing the trust that others have in us.

Why Do Organizations Miss the Mark when Developing Their Leaders?

Why Do Organizations Miss the Mark when Developing Their Leaders?

Thus, if organizations want to more effectively develop their leaders, they need to focus on the three foundational elements of self-leadership: self-awareness, mindfulness, and emotional intelligence.

The 12 Fears that Bring Out the Worst in Our Leadership

The 12 Fears that Bring Out the Worst in Our Leadership

Fear is the root of dysfunctional leadership. I hope by reading this, you have awakened more to that reality; which, in turn will help you: (1) become a more effective leader, and (2) abolish fear from your culture so that your leaders and employees can be at their best.

What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?

What is Inclusive Leadership & Why is it Important?

This is where inclusive leadership comes in. If we want our employees to be engaged, motivated, and committed, their leaders need to behave inclusively, meaning giving them a voice and valuing them.

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Personal & Leadership Development: Why Focus on Mindsets and Not Behaviors?

Rather than focusing on lists that tell us how we should act or behave, a much better approach when improving ourselves and our leadership is to focus on our mindsets.

To Become Mindful, You Must Know Your Mindsets

To Become Mindful, You Must Know Your Mindsets

Whenever I see leadership changes, I can’t help but think that what lied at the root of their inability to be more successful was themselves, and in particular their lack of mindfulness and lack of understanding of the mindsets that drive their non-conscious automatic processes.

Three Reasons Why You May Not Be Seeing Greater Success

Three Reasons Why You May Not Be Seeing Greater Success

Are you working your tail off to achieve certain goals or certain levels of success, but you do not feel like you are making any progress or that your efforts are not paying off? Do you feel like you are just spinning your wheels?