In the last week I have been reminded that nothing is impossible and that with a little bit of leadership magic, seemingly miraculous results can occur. It’s led me to reflect on the lessons we can learn from one arena and take into another, so, like many around me, I’ve been asking, how do miracles happen?!
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Are you in a culture of compliance or is your inner rebel rising?
When you find yourself on a path of de-motivation it is likely that you have scoured your thoughts in an attempt to re-establish the point of you, your purpose. You may have rebelled or just complied.
You have a choice, there is another way.
Your ability to influence others is a crucial skill, without it your leadership is impotent. So how do you enhance it? What influence impact did you have on others yesterday? What influence impact will you have today and in the weeks and months ahead and how can you increase it?
In leadership and in almost all business communication, the greater your gravitas, the more impact you will have. At some point in the dialogues of almost all of my leadership coaching engagements we (my client and I) explore this important aspect. This Simple Note explores how you can begin to increase your gravitas.
When emotions plummet, when we feel ourselves falling a long way short in our pursuit of happiness or when we just feel overwhelmed with our emotions or workload, we can seem buried in confusion, frustration, anger or regret. In short… we get stuck and overwhelmed. These two questions can help bring you back to the now…
We live in an age where problems seem to proliferate around the world, all the time. They are frequently reported, feasted upon by the media and given massive air time. Seven billion attitudes are at risk! What can we do?!
How often do the conditions in your work seem absolutely perfect, only for things to slip out of control? Sometimes a strong tail wind can be perilous - how can you resist the urge to go head on into danger?
As a leader it is you that will set and change the pace. Whether you are leading from the front, from within the pack or from behind the front line, your role in influencing, encouraging and setting the speed and creating change will be a huge factor in success.