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Curiosity – The Power of Our Questions

I remember the time a senior leader said something during a small group conversation that motivated me to ask if he had an alter ego. He enthusiastically answered “Yes!”  He then shared that he calls his alter ego Nomar, which is his first name spelled backwards. As he talked about Nomar's persona, we discovered another dimension of [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Leadership Essentials|0 Comments

Lead Differently – Seek to Understand

Empathy is a key component of every leader’s emotional intelligence.  Covey calls it “seeking to understand.”  Imagine how different you would lead if you took time to gain the perspective of your boss, a peer, co-worker, or direct report. Some confuse empathy with agreement, but understanding does not require agreement.   It does require consideration.  The [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Increased Visibility Builds Relationships and Increases Your Airtime

As we move into the end of the fourth quarter, it’s easy to become laser focused on what needs to be accomplished by year end.  While all of this is important, remember to balance the work with relationship building.  Remaining conscious of this balance will ensure that you are visible across the organization and create opportunities [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Leadership Essentials|0 Comments