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Posts Tagged With ‘ Recalibration ’

 
3 Rings of Accountability
February 21st, 2024
3 Rings Of Accountability &Raquo; Executive Coaching

Leaders at all levels share some common responsibilities. It doesn’t matter whether you are the CEO of a Fortune 500 or the owner of a small shop in the local town. You have some common threads that weave the fabric of who and what you need to be as a leader. In a recent post I introduced the three circles of leadership. This model describes and contrasts the leader you want to be vs the leader the company needs you to be vs the leader your team expects. Seldom do those three circles fully overlap. There is always movement within the model. Leveraging these three principles, I want to present... Continue Reading

February 21st, 2024
Ditch the Emerald City: Why True Leaders Step Out From the Curtain
February 14th, 2024

The Wizard of Oz may have been pulling levers and projecting smoke and mirrors, but that wouldn’t make him a very effective leader. In today’s dynamic world, the “man behind the curtain” approach simply doesn’t work. True leaders understand that inspiration stems from visibility, trust from approachability, and connection from relatability. Just like Dorothy needed to see the Wizard face-to-face to gain courage, your team needs to experience you as a real, accessible human to truly follow and be motivated. So, how do you shed the illusion and step out from the shadows? Here are 5 ways... Continue Reading

February 14th, 2024
Building Your Dual Identity: Strategies for Blending Personal Brand and Leadership in Business
January 20th, 2024
Building Your Dual Identity: Strategies For Blending Personal Brand And Leadership In Business &Raquo; Building Your Dual Identity 650X366 1

In today’s competitive landscape, effective leadership isn’t just about driving results; it’s about building trust, inspiring vision, and establishing yourself as a recognized authority. This is where the concept of personal branding for leaders comes into play. It’s about crafting a unique and authentic image that resonates with your audience, both within and outside your organization. But for business owners and managers, the challenge lies in blending this personal brand with the leadership persona your role demands. So, how do you navigate this dual identity and leverage it for optimum... Continue Reading

January 20th, 2024
Unmasking the Saboteurs Within: Identifying and Overcoming Limiting Beliefs
December 19th, 2023
Unmasking The Saboteurs Within: Identifying And Overcoming Limiting Beliefs &Raquo; Limiting Beliefs

Have you ever dreamt of something big, a goal burning bright, only to have a little voice whisper, “Not for you,” snuffing out that flame before it could flicker? Chances are, you’ve encountered a limiting belief – a sneaky internal thought that acts as a mental roadblock, preventing us from reaching our full potential. What are these sneaky saboteurs? Limiting beliefs are essentially fixed and negative convictions we hold about ourselves, our abilities, or the world around us. They’re often formed in childhood, through experiences, societal messages, or self-deprecating comparisons.... Continue Reading

December 19th, 2023
Holistic Coaching: Empowering Individuals to Achieve Wholeness
December 6th, 2023
Holistic Coaching: Empowering Individuals To Achieve Wholeness &Raquo; 135170018 M Normal None

In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, individuals often find themselves seeking a sense of balance and fulfillment in their lives. Holistic coaching emerges as a transformative approach that guides individuals towards achieving overall well-being by addressing various aspects of their lives, including physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions. Unlike traditional coaching that focuses on specific goals, holistic coaching embraces a comprehensive approach that recognizes the interconnectedness of all aspects of an individual’s being. This approach acknowledges that changes in... Continue Reading

December 6th, 2023
The Paradox of Success: When Too Much Achievement Becomes a Burden
November 1st, 2023
The Paradox Of Success: When Too Much Achievement Becomes A Burden &Raquo; The Paradox Of Success

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November 1st, 2023
The Real Power Behind Doing a Strategic Plan for Your Small Business
October 24th, 2023
The Real Power Behind Doing A Strategic Plan For Your Small Business &Raquo; Strategic Plan

As a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’re always trying to stay ahead of the curve and outperform your competition. One of the best ways to achieve this is through a strategic plan. A well-constructed strategic plan can define your business’s goals and provide a roadmap to help you achieve your objectives. However, not all small business owners see the value of strategic planning, often thinking it is too complex or time-consuming for their needs. But the truth is, a strategic plan can be a powerful tool for your business, regardless of its size or industry. In this post, we’ll... Continue Reading

October 24th, 2023
How AI Will Revolutionize Leadership Styles and Change the Way We Work
October 22nd, 2023
How Ai Will Revolutionize Leadership Styles And Change The Way We Work &Raquo; Artificial Intelligence

The emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is reshaping the world as we know it. From self-driving cars to chatbots and virtual assistants, AI is transforming the way we live and work. In particular, the impact of AI on leadership styles is set to be significant. With AI changing the business landscape rapidly, CEOs and entrepreneurs need to adapt before they’re left behind. In this blog, we’ll explore how AI is redefining leadership and what this means for the workplace of the future. It’s a Brave New World Efficiency and Productivity will increase: One of the ways AI will affect leadership... Continue Reading

October 22nd, 2023
SWOT Yourself
October 15th, 2023
Swot Yourself &Raquo; 21104175 M Scaled 1

There’s a popular business analysis tool known as S.W.O.T. It provides a method for looking at strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. SWOT reviews are done for business issues of all kinds like competition, market position, product design, sales, and technology. As applied to a business, you can see the merit of doing this review periodically. However, it can be useful on a personal level as well. Managers and leaders should take time during annual reviews and goal setting to add this powerful view as well. Here’s how it can work. Personal Review Using SWOT A plan of action using... Continue Reading

October 15th, 2023
3 Simple Tools for “Too Busy” People
September 20th, 2023
3 Simple Tools For “Too Busy” People &Raquo; 3 Simple Tools 2

We all get busy. Some consider it a badge of honor to always be busy. Yet when you really look at the results from a crazy busy person, there is not always the outcome you might expect. The desire to be busy comes from several contributing factors. I am basing this on years of executive coaching and business advisory work where I witness well-meaning people burn themselves out by accepting busy-ness versus results as the measure of success. First let me explain the basis from which many people accept the work loads they do. Desire to Perform – A few folks were raised with a guilted concept... Continue Reading

September 20th, 2023