In my recent article, How Great Leaders Stay Ahead, I highlighted the seven critical competencies essential for Leadership Intelligence (LQ): accountability, continual learning, confidence & patience, time management & dependability, risk-taking, adaptability to change, and visualization. Throughout my upcoming articles, I will be unpacking each of these competencies, starting with accountability. Simply put, [...]
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We all make decisions every day that shape, enrich, or even detract from our lives and, in most cases, the lives of others. That is the essence of leadership. So regardless of the title in your job description, you are a leader and the sooner that you embrace that, the sooner you will unlock the [...]
New year, new reads. Time to update your library and expand your mind. Here is a list of my personal favorites that are sure to make an impact in work and life. 1. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg Charles Duhigg, an investigative reporter for The New York Times, has written an [...]
I was speaking to a small business owner recently, and she asked, “Do you think Executive Coaching is appropriate for me?” She did not view herself as an executive. I asked her, “What is your definition of an Executive?” Her response, “Someone with a great deal of responsibility to the organization, someone who oversees [...]
How many times have you sat on your coffee break, and thought about something you want to do someday? Something that seems a thousand miles away, but that you long for? Maybe you want to finally get in shape, dropping all the years worth of fried food and bad habits you've accumulated over your [...]
You have the power to change your life, and direct the course you want it to take. There is no gimmick, expensive solution, or trick to this. You simply need to first know what you want, what your values are, and absolutely believe that you have the power to chart and follow your course. The [...]
.In a world where our coworkers are also our friends and competition, it is important to work to always have your personal brand tuned up and presentation-ready. In the workplace, other employees will slowly get to know you by what you bring to the environment. This reputation, or personal brand, will spread to the [...]
One of the easiest ways for a job seeker to build a personal brand is by using social media platforms. You want to establish a digital identity that is professional, touts your past work and shows your skills. LinkedIn is often considered the "professional" social media platform, and many employers (both traditional and contract) [...]
For many job seekers, sending well-worded cover letters and résumés free of typos seems like the best plan for landing that perfect position. But to really stand out in a positive way -- and have a better chance at being considered for that dream job -- consider how you create your personal brand. Branding [...]
Stop settling for a career you don't love and stand up for yourself! .You are a human being with great talents, and you deserve to be recognized and appreciated as such. Step out of your box and take action on the change you NEED with these six steps: DECIDE ON WHAT YOU [...]