Your Team Will Love You More When You Stop Trying to Be Perfect

Vulnerability has been viewed as a liability for leaders and in business, a weakness. Leaders attempt to hide their vulnerability. You play games. You act tough. You present sensitive enough yet remain guarded enough to conceal the depth of your insecurities. You think this makes you look more stable. Perhaps, more attractive. You fear that…

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Being Vulnerable Is the Boldest Act of Business Leadership

Talking about vulnerability in the workplace can be a conversation killer. Being vulnerable gets a bad rap, especially in the context of relationships and workplaces. Everyone has an opinion on the word vulnerability. People try to hide their vulnerabilities at all costs. Yet when the moment comes, you get turned on by those courageous enough to…

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How to Make an Impactful Impression in the First 7 Seconds

Innocently making a bad first impression has happened to many of us. Not coming across as you intended can create challenges in your personal and professional life. People may mistrust you, dislike you or not even notice you. Sometimes, the fault is yours. You know what you are feeling, what you are thinking, and you tend…

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Leaders Unplugged – Manage Your Energy, Not Time

In modern times, leaders are burnt out and living overscheduled lifestyles. Stuck in cycle of overwhelm, never accomplishing enough, and living in acceptance that this is the way life is. People are drained, emotionally exhausted and stressed. Many women tell themselves to “suck it up, princess” rather than rest and reassess. Often people are redirected…

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One Key Leadership Asset Is Creating CEO’s As Un-Disruptable

When we take a glimpse into the hearts and minds of CEO’s in today’s world, we uncover qualities and skills leaders need to meet the demands of their positions in the future. Our current climate of uncertainty, ambiguity demands agile mindsets to be un-disruptable. Our environments demand leaders to navigate constant turbulence and continuously adjust their…

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Unwavering Focus Is the Super Power of All Elite Entrepreneurs

There are some common culprits that people use as excuses for their lack of commitment — time of the year, the economy, what others may think. If you continue to dwell on these excuses, they begin to control your actions and keep you from being successful. The most successful people focus on what they can control rather…

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Diverse Hiring and Inclusive Leadership Is How Startups Thrive

Diversity creates opportunity, value and respect for all. Inclusive leaders ensure you feel it. Empowering people, capitalizing on the strengths of each employee, and using the full potential of every individual provides your team with a competitive edge. Inclusion makes all people feel like they belong. It’s about finding like-mindedness in our differences and placing our unique differences…

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5 Things Google, Uber, Nike & Amazon Did to Create Extraordinary Results

Extraordinary businesses are much more about evolution than revolution. Small daily insignificant improvements lead to staggering results over time. Companies such as Google, Uber, Nike and Amazon have not made only one move to amplify their greatness but a series of steps over time. These companies have created un-parallel success due to their belief that…

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5 Ways to Ditch Your Bad Habits that Undermine Your Success

No one can be a bigger critic than you. Your brain is wired to value negative information more than positive information and to gather the evidence to support your thinking. Negativity bias affects all. You hold on to, cogitate and recall negative experiences more quickly. It serves to undermine your progress, keeps you stuck and…

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The 4 Dimensions of Personal Energy You Need to Adopt to Deliver Extraordinary Results

Managers tend to look at humans as productivity units. Energy is invested into prioritizing what’s on the to do list, with an attitude of do more and accomplish more. Work is translated into more hours and the human experience tends to be minimized, criticized or diminished. As the demands of the workplace keep rising, many people respond…

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