In leadership, how you present yourself matters. The way you show up and the energy you give off is called “Executive Presence”. Executive Presence starts first on the inside with how you feel. Second is your impact which is important, but for another post. So first we must be PRESENT
Even the most positive, ambitious, and can-do people, can have a period where they feel some kind of emotional drowning in negativity. Some people encounter depression, can be overwhelmed, or discouraged more frequently during this time of a negative mindset. When this happens, it often activates a “victim” mentality. During
Part of leadership is teaching and mentoring your team to develop a leader mind. This skill as a leader is a type of coaching, which is the ability to really be curious and ask questions that help your report to think through things and find answers. These questions are not
Great communication does not happen accidentally or without effort. Like with anything, what we practice and are intentional to develop we improve in and master. Communication is something that is constantly changing so the mastery of it is challenging and a constant moving target. Despite this, the commitment to improve
Leaders casting vision often have an internal sense of what is needed. They size up an organization, see possibilities, and cast a vision. Whether their passion is to close a gap, fill a need, or expand to new heights; the leader sees what can be achieved and sets goals based
Excited to celebrate with Executive and seasoned leader, Suzanne Judy, who recently wrote an article for Heller Search Associates, “5 Reasons Coaching Can Help Your Career.” She shares great insights from her experience in coaching over the last 10 years. She has walked her talk and is committed to consistent
Do you have any favorite sayings or words you frequently use or have made up to reference something? I find that there are a few words that I commonly use to help reference or summarize concepts. I hear others using the words, so thought I would share a few in
Throughout the year things change and evolve. We often set goals at the top of the year, and ideally revisit those each month and quarter. I have noticed in the bigger picture and seasons of the year, the movement between August and September is a good time to take a
UNLOCKING SUCCESS: THE ROI and 4 KEY BENEFITS of EXECUTIVE COACHING for LEADERS and EXECUTIVES (CXOs)
Executive coaching has gained significant popularity as a transformative tool for leaders and executives. By offering tailored guidance and support, coaching empowers these individuals to enhance their skills, drive organizational growth, and achieve greater success. This blog explores 4 key benefits leaders find remarkable, the return on investment (ROI) and
As a driven and ambitious professional, you are constantly seeking ways to elevate your career and achieve your goals. In this pursuit, have you ever considered hiring an executive coach? An executive coach is a trained professional who can guide and support you in reaching your full potential as a
Some people are amazing at celebrating their wins, successes, and milestones. I admire their ability to find creative and fun ways to stop and recognize progress, the work, and the achievement, especially since I grew up in a family that culturally finished one task and instantly shifted to the next.
Negative emotions can be challenging to deal with, especially when the events that cause them seem to pile on top of each other. Have you ever been having a great day, but you get a call or email that shifts your mood or energy? People will often tell you to
Have you ever been having a great day and then a phone call, email, or something happens that shifts you into negative emotions, mood, or energy? Often people will say, “Just shake it off.” We feel ashamed and guilty to be “fixating” on something and struggling to “let it go”
John Gray stated that if there is vulnerability or strain, the full moon will cause extra gravitational pressure bringing conflict or those emotions to a head. In contrast, when things are healthy, happy, and well, the full moon has little effect on us as we have the margin to absorb the additional pressure or strain.
We often think about resilience as the ability to bounce back from tough situations and challenges. More broadly and accurately, resilience IS the ability to bounce back and recover faster because we can stay fully charged internally longer, so we handle stress and challenges more easily.
Communication is challenging. We can argue, “No it isn’t, I communicate clearly, it is others who do not understand.”
That is exactly why communication is challenging. We tend to think the world thinks like us and when they don’t, we feel frustrated and often BLAME others for their lack of understanding.
Sometimes we don’t realize what “the work” of a situation or task is. We often like to see the results and want it without doing “THE WORK”. We like to see what feels easy, the green grass, without seeing the pain point or challenge (ie water, seeding, weeding, etc.) to get the green grass. As humans we can feel entitled at times, as if we have already done our time, paid the price, done the work for a result we feel we deserve.