Are you holding yourself and your team back? (Webinar Recording)
You will always have gaps in what you know. How you react to those gaps impacts problem solving, communication, and trust for you and your team. If you’re not aware of your own developmental needs, you may be more confident than you should be, and you may not realize the negative impact this has on […]
Corey Blake from Round Table Companies: 10 Tips to Vulnerable Strength
While many are talking about vulnerability from a philosophical standpoint, practicing vulnerability is more challenging for most of us. Vulnerability requires courage, repetition, and the ability to manage one’s own discomfort as well as that of others who are impacted by our vulnerability. That being said, the result of living a vulnerable lifestyle is deep […]
10 Tips for Effective Meetings
Imagine two different meetings: A loosely run meeting that starts and ends late, continuously veers off topic, and lacks next step commitments A tightly run meeting that respects everyone’s time, covers the items (and only the items) on the agenda, and closes with actionable next steps that ensure accountability Which meeting would you rather attend? […]
Are You a Knower or a Learner?
Is it possible to stay fully open to other views when you are the “authority” on the subject? What about if you are the project manager, division manager or even the CEO? What if you actually ARE the proverbial “smartest person in the room”? What is your attitude to learning? Toward feedback? Toward setbacks and […]
A Manner of Speaking: Are You Using the Right Mode of Communication?
Some of us have a lot to say. We tend to be very “generous with our opinions” at times. We tend to be unaware of our natural tendency toward “advocacy” before “inquiry.” Put another way, we would “tell first….ask questions later.” It’s important to understand how valuable it is to ask questions first, several in […]