Tag: Leadership

Success Through TRUST

What to Do

  I’ve hesitated… procrastinated… writing this because, as an Executive Coach and Career Consultant, the issues we’re facing… I’m facing… are exactly the types of things I work with my clients on every day. And I’m struggling with them. Okay, maybe they’re not exactly the same issues, but similar in that regardless of where we…
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March 17, 2020 0

Who Has Time For Leadership Development?

In a previous blog, I asked the question, “Who Can Afford Leadership Development?”. The real question is “Who can afford not to develop their leadership skills or those of their organization?”. There are three key reasons for this: In today’s dynamic marketplaces, if leaders are not learning and growing then they and their company are…
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March 5, 2020 0

Micro-Management is the Opposite of Autonomy

  One of the biggest mistakes a team leader can make is micro-managing their direct reports.  Micro-management stems from the leader’s lack of TRUST that the employee can do the job without close supervision. Micro-management sounds like: “All decisions must come through me… follow the process without deviation” “I need to see your work before…
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February 26, 2020 0

Who Can Afford Leadership Training?

  The fact is that EVERY company needs to develop their leaders. And EVERY company has the resources to do so… it’s a matter of priority and commitment. Leadership Development Pays A 2015 joint study by the Conference Board® and Development Dimensions International® found that virtually every business need or challenge can be improved by…
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January 23, 2020 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…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

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

Do you need to Schedule Meetings with Your Direct Reports?

Many of you might be thinking, “I speak to my direct reports every day, I don’t need to schedule a formal meeting.” Or, “we have mid-year and year-end reviews and that’s enough” That may be true, but typically those interactions are about a specific project or client or, in the case of performance reviews, they…
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December 26, 2018 0