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Competence is More Than Performance, Practice Vulnerability

A lot of people do not realize that many organizations consider resilience a core competency of leadership. You cannot demonstrate resilience without experiencing failure. The courage to fail grows out of your willingness to be vulnerable.

November 19th, 2018|Categories: Leadership Essentials, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Competence is More Than Performance, Make Visibility a Priority

When it comes to your career, it is about "who knows you." Take advantage of opportunities to cultivate relationships with peers, colleagues and senior leaders.  You can learn a lot (and share a lot) about someone (and yourself) in the time it takes to walk to the cafeteria to grab [...]

November 15th, 2018|Categories: Leadership Essentials|Tags: , , , |

Competence is More Than Performance, Demonstrate Authenticity

The more exposure people have to different aspects of your personality, the more they will understand you.  In the absence of information, people will create their own stories.  It is hard as hell to deconstruct an inaccurate perception.  Manage perceptions by freely sharing who you are... with boundaries.

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Leadership Essentials|Tags: , , |

Chapter 1: An Accusation of Incompetence, Transparency

The day my leader informed me that her boss thought I was incompetent felt like a gut punch.  My heart leaped from my chest to my throat and anguish flooded my body.  I do not remember anything beyond her comment. As I walked out of the meeting room, flashbacks of [...]

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Leadership Essentials|Tags: , , , , , |

Prepare Yourself for the Next Level

Combine the One & Done Coaching Experience with an Emotional Intelligence assessment for leaders for a 2.5-hour session with Dr. Kym.  This conversation will relate your ability to influence, collaborate, motivate, and lead to your EI strengths and opportunities. At the end of your One & Done you will have a plan for using [...]

December 5th, 2017|Categories: Leadership Essentials|Tags: , , , |

In The C-Suite Business Leadership Trumps Functional Leadership

The executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles conducted interviews to explore the trends of C-level success.  One consistent finding across C-level roles surfaced. Once people reach the C-suite, technical and functional expertise matters less than leadership skills and a strong grasp of business fundamentals. Members of senior management are expected [...]