leadership development

Exhaustion and Courage in Times of Triumph and Struggle!
August 17, 2021 Leadership Development, Personal Development
Kate Courtney, professional mountain bike racer, wrote about her experience at the Tokyo Olympics in a piece in The Washington Post titled, “What it feels like to lose at the Olympics — and how you pick yourself back up again,” on Sunday, August 8. Kate prequalified for the 2020 ...
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Interesting Facts about Listening
August 3, 2021 Leadership Development
The next time you get ready to have a conversation with someone, consider these facts: 85% of what we have learned is through listening (not talking or reading).(Shorpe) It takes less than 7 seconds for you to decide if you trust someone or not. Our primitive brain is sorting ...
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What Should She Do Next?
August 27, 2019 Leadership Development
Laura is a new manager who has six employees reporting to her. Five of the six employees are inquisitive, take initiative, know when to ask for assistance, and receive feedback well. The sixth employee does not. Laura shared several ways she has tried to engage with this employee, but ...
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Come on, Let’s Dance!
April 23, 2019 Leadership Development
“If you learn to use it right, the adversity, it will buy you a ticket to a place you couldn’t have gone any other way.” * –Tony Bennett, Men’s Head Basketball Coach at the University of Virginia Surprise upsets happen, on an off the courts and playing fields, in sports ...
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What makes a leader “great”?
April 2, 2019 Leadership Development
“Greatness is that quality that is impossible to define with scientific precision but almost equally impossible to mistake once you see it. … It oozes out of great-souled people in rare but commonplace fashion and in that way draws everything in its orbit into the stuff of greatness, too.” —Joan ...
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Leadership Lessons Learned On-the-Job
March 19, 2019 Transformational Coaching
In 2017 and 2018 I was President of my church’s Council, the governing body of the organization. Within days of being installed as President, our minister announced that she was leaving, and instantly I was catapulted into a leadership role I was not expecting. Heading the Council was one ...
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