BE A BETTER LEADER

5 Ways to Stand Out As A Leader

Each situation at work is different inherently, but … why is it that some leaders seem to have influence and persuade others virtually regardless of context, and some struggle to do the same no matter who they’re talking to? Those who can influence have got leadership presence or what I call the X Factor. Consider…

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Are You A High-Impact, Thriving Leader?

With all the books, speeches, webinars, trainings, and more, leadership is a $44B industry globally. That might imply some degree of complexity, but instead, I believe the definition of leadership is maddeningly simple: it’s a combination of leading oneself and leading others. How do you drive yourself to take action, but also drive others? If…

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Why Habits Are The Building Blocks Of Powerful Leadership

Last week, I shared a leadership assessment. In case you missed it, you can take it Here. What did the assessment show you? Do you need to make some changes to grow your leadership impact? It’s nearly impossible to do that without considering habits. Consider this: an average human being has 60,000 thoughts in a…

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Could You Be A More Impactful And Influential Leader?

I’ve coached thousands of leaders and I’ve never met one that knew all their blind spots. Hey, that’s why they’re called blind spots – we can’t see them. Seeing your blind spots and identifying your areas for growth takes courage. Diving inward and exploring your proficiency as a leader can feel uncomfortable. If you’re honest,…

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You Don’t Schedule Respect In Outlook

A few weeks back, I took my mom and one of her friends (kind of like my second mom) to see Kinky Boots. As you’ve probably seen at the theater, one of the actors comes out at the beginning of the show and tells us all, very respectfully, to silence our cell phones. About 10…

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The Biggest Communication Mistake Leaders Make

When I coach leaders, one of the big things they ask me — let’s be transparent — is “How can I move my career forward and get more influence? How can I make a bigger impact?” Those things are often subjective, but typically you grow your leadership and gain more influence by rising up a…

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