Thought Leadership That’s Always On Point
Too many executives undervalue the skill of listening. We’re so focused on making decisions and moving on that we often “hear the words” without actually listening to what others are really saying.
If you take your wellbeing and relationships seriously—as all executives should—then look for ways to feel and express gratitude more often. Extrapolate this to your direct reports. Make sure you’re telling them how grateful you are for all their work… and for who they are as people.
Should You Change Your Beliefs? Changing misbeliefs allows us to fulfill our potential as executives. In order to do this, we must tell ourselves the truth. Take a closer look at your beliefs and see how they impact your executive functioning
Do You Believe what you Believe? We’ve recently completed powerful exercises in self-awareness and self-talk. In the next 60 seconds, your One-Minute Coaching™ will build on the knowledge you’ve gained to uncover beliefs hidden deep in your blind spots. Ready? Set....
Understanding and hearing our self-talk enables us to influence it. Turn knowledge of your self-talk into actionable insights. Are you ready for transformation? Would you like change toward optimal performance and greater satisfaction with your executive career?
Internal monologues are also referred to as self-talk, mind chatter, or the inner voice. Whatever the name, the concept is the same: a continuous stream of thoughts that we narrate to ourselves as we go about each day. This narration is often negative and judgmental.
A 4-step process on how to give Constructive Feedback will help you become a more effective executive. We will dive deeper into giving feedback that is constructive, not destructive.The best constructive critiques always focus on what people have done and can do (behavior) rather than their character or personality.
Giving constructive feedback is critical for improving the performance of your people. However, an excess of negative feedback is destructive. As a general rule, executives tend to offer too little positive feedback and too much that is seen as negative.
We underestimate the power of play. Imagine a world without play—not only an absence of games or sports, but an absence of movies, art, music, jokes, and dramatic stories. Play is what lifts people out of the routine of the mundane, and offers a means to find joy in even the little things.
As an executive, you realize that one of your primary responsibilities is to grow your direct reports. In the next 60 seconds, you will learn strategies for establishing effective coaching relationships and growing your people to the next level.
By asking your stakeholders effective coaching questions, you will help them contemplate key issues on a much deeper level. This allows them to see things more clearly and often leads to new connections in their brains that create fresh insights.
Many employees are highly capable individuals. They want to work smarter and be smarter, and they want you—their leader—to help them. This comes up in many of my executive coaching engagements. In the next 60 seconds, we’ll explore how leaders can help employees work...