Category: Leadership

Success Through TRUST

Simplifying Leadership Through T.R.U.S.T…Team Focus

(This is the final of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model) Leadership is the art of finding the motivation of a team of people to act towards achieving a common goal. Although a great leader is willing and able to roll up their sleeves to help get the work done, they are more likely to…
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March 29, 2019 0

Leadership Through T.R.U.S.T…Simplify

(This is part 5 of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model) “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”  – Confucius In a world getting more complex each day, the most successful leaders find a way to simplify their approach for themselves and, more importantly, their teams. Leadership is not…
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February 28, 2019 0

Simplifying Leadership Through T.R.U.S.T…Understanding

(This is part 4 of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model) Successful leaders understand aspects of their employees that can affect performance and they lead accordingly. Consider the following scenario: A typically high-performing employee begins to miss deadlines, delivers sloppy work and just doesn’t seem as engaged as she used to be. What could…
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February 12, 2019 0

Simplifying Leadership Through T.R.U.S.T…Results (This is part 3 of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model)

(This is part 3 of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model) Transparency. Results, Understanding, Simplify, Team When discussing “results”, the focus should not be solely on “end-results”. In fact, doing so can damage morale and negatively affect engagement. Equally as important, a lack of checking in on milestone results along the way, can…
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February 1, 2019 0

Building TRUST Through Transparency

Simplifying Leadership Through T.R.U.S.T…Transparency (This is part 2 of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. model of leadership). According to a survey by the American Psychological Association, 25% of employees don’t trust their employer and only about half believe their employer is open and upfront with them. With that in mind, it’s hard to believe…
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January 24, 2019 0

Simplifying Leadership in a Complex World through T.R.U.S.T.

(This is part 1 of a 5-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model) Simplifying Leadership in a Complex World through T.R.U.S.T. There is not enough time in the day for me to get my work done. I wish my direct reports would take more initiative. Why can’t my team make decisions without checking in with…
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November 9, 2018 2

Everybody Wins with Good Coaching

“It’s just easier if I do it myself” “Nobody does it better than me” “It will take me longer to explain” Has the above thought process ever crossed your mind or been your reasoning for completing a task that someone else could/should be doing? If so, you’re not alone, but you have to learn to…
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January 2, 2019 0

Autonomy = Team Player

Is being autonomous incompatible with being a team player? If you are the leader of a team or organization, do you want a group of autonomous players who will observe and act as they see fit or would you prefer to have a team that will not act without getting approval or gaining consensus first?…
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December 26, 2018 0

Manage your Career… And Survive and Thrive!

A client of mine was frustrated and demoralized by her professional position. She had a good run of nearly 15 years in a high-level marketing role with a fortune 100 company and an excellent track record of success. She had launched 2 products and managed a portfolio of products and a team of 5 marketers.…
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December 26, 2018 0

The Voice in My Head and How to Manage It

We all hear it. It’s a constant chatter. Sometimes it’s louder than other times, but it’s always there. It’s the voice in your head that will take you and your spirit wherever you let it take you. I’m talking about that quiet narrator of events, the story teller in your brain that can build you…
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December 26, 2018 0