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How Storytelling Can Increase Your Leadership Impact

As one of the oldest methods of communication, storytelling is part of the fabric of human nature. In modern day, we see storytelling appear in numerous ways outside of just your typical conversation or passing down of a tradition.

By |2019-10-22T19:58:47+00:00October 23rd, 2019|Communication|Comments Off on How Storytelling Can Increase Your Leadership Impact

The “W” That Matters Most: Identifying Your Why

Leadership theories have evolved over time, with new ones being introduced and old ones being discredited or built upon everyday. More recently, there’s been a lot of talk about the influence that purpose has in leadership. Apparently—it’s a lot.

By |2019-10-21T13:36:29+00:00October 16th, 2019|Critical Thinking, Curiosity and Creativity|Comments Off on The “W” That Matters Most: Identifying Your Why

Amygdala Hijack: What It Is and How Emotional Intelligence Can Save You

We like to think that we are in control of our emotions. In some instances, we are. And some people have a tighter grip on their emotional steering wheel than others. But no matter who we are or the situation we're in—our emotions do have the power to control us.

By |2019-10-09T11:49:26+00:00October 9th, 2019|Critical Thinking|Comments Off on Amygdala Hijack: What It Is and How Emotional Intelligence Can Save You

We Like to Talk About Ourselves. Here’s Why, How to Stop, and How to Make Use:

Have you ever been in a conversation with someone who just keeps relating the topic back to themself? Have you ever been this person?

By |2019-10-01T13:01:21+00:00October 1st, 2019|Communication|Comments Off on We Like to Talk About Ourselves. Here’s Why, How to Stop, and How to Make Use:

Dress for Success: What’s It Look Like for You?

For quite some time, people—business workers, bosses, teachers, parents, even researchers—have been preaching the “Dress for Success” attitude.

By |2019-09-24T17:59:15+00:00September 24th, 2019|Curiosity and Creativity, Enriching Corporate Culture, Ideation, Managing Creatively, Relationship Management|Comments Off on Dress for Success: What’s It Look Like for You?

Diversity is Cool. But Let’s Talk About Inclusion.

Diversity and Inclusion. The two are typically seen together as a phrase with a merged, overall meaning. The words blend together as we create strategies to include them in our workplace. However, not recognizing their differences and individual power may just be the very reason they fail.

By |2019-09-24T17:54:54+00:00September 18th, 2019|Diversity and Inclusion|Comments Off on Diversity is Cool. But Let’s Talk About Inclusion.

6 Words and Phrases to Erase from Your Workplace Vocabulary

A large part of being a leader comes down to your verbal communication skills. The words and phrases you say hold value, and people around you will remember the impact of your words – positive or negative. Your rhetoric reflects who you are as a person and a worker.

By |2019-09-09T19:12:05+00:00September 11th, 2019|Communication|Comments Off on 6 Words and Phrases to Erase from Your Workplace Vocabulary

Your Long-Term Behavioral Goals Aren’t Getting Accomplished. Here’s Why:

How many times have we set behavioral goals that we’ve eventually lost interest or motivation in? Habits we want to break or create, but just can’t get them to stick? Our behavioral goal may have been unrealistic, nebulous, too long-term, or plenty of other reasons that doomed it to end in failure. While creating goals can be a fun and inspiring task, actually following through with them is a whole different story.

By |2019-09-04T14:13:48+00:00September 4th, 2019|Coaching, Communication|Comments Off on Your Long-Term Behavioral Goals Aren’t Getting Accomplished. Here’s Why:

Are You Listening? Are You Really?

Listening is often thought to be a basic human ability rather than an acquired skill. Sure, hearing someone speak comes quite easily without any real thought or attention invested. However, if you’re trying to understand someone in a conversation and process what they’re saying, then active listening is necessary.

By |2019-09-04T14:14:54+00:00August 28th, 2019|Communication|Comments Off on Are You Listening? Are You Really?

The Four Skill Sets for Daring Leadership, Brought to You by Brené Brown

In the workplace, the word “leader” is often thought to describe someone in charge, or in a position of power.

By |2019-08-19T15:04:12+00:00August 21st, 2019|Communication|Comments Off on The Four Skill Sets for Daring Leadership, Brought to You by Brené Brown
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