As someone on the way up, you are a leader whether you have a formal spot in the upper echelons of the organization or not. You can accelerate your climb up the organization ladder by consistently communicating as a thought-leader. Your words brand you.
As you close out 2021, here are my suggestions: Enjoy the present moment. As I walked into my kitchen this morning, I had a surprise. Even though my window faces the west the pink shades of the morning sunrise were shining through the leafless trees.
“I am fearless,” Chole said to me. I was amazed by her self-confidence and it made me contemplate and rethink my own self-confidence. I decided to be more fearless. Being fearless and confident means you trust your personal power and judgment. True, sometimes good
Now that there is some control over Covid-19, we are faced with the new realities. It is evident that the old workplace we knew pre-Covid is dead, not to be resuscitated. Are you puzzled about what we should stop doing, what we should start doing and what we
Aggressiveness Gets You Nothing! Assertiveness Gets You Powerful Influence! At a recent association board meeting, I observed 3 influence styles on display. One personality tended toward Dominance and her dominance was high enough that it turned into aggressiveness. When she spoke, her voice was
Based on the Discretionary Effort Engagement Leadership Model Who knew 2020 would be a year of upheaval, turmoil, and disruption? When I made my goals for 2020 in December of 2019, I planned for a year of amazing achievements. I have achieved many things
… Accept Them As Is “People will forget what you said, forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Your employees may be physically safe from harm, but are they psychologically safe? Do your conversations