Authenticity in Quicksand
When we feel like we are sinking in the quicksand of a world in chaos how can we use our authentic voice? Last spring news of a global pandemic hit, the realization of its seriousness became apparent and confusion seemed to reign in how to best address it. By the summer we found ourselves in […]
STANCE- The Foundation of Your Authenticity
In these first several weeks of the new year, have you found yourself evaluating your approach to certain aspects of your life? “This year I will do it better!” Whatever “it” is. Are you confused where to seek guidance? You could listen to TED talks, buy the latest self- improvement book or maybe take a […]
Authentic, high-level leaders are never satisfied with what’s just “working.” The most authentic, those leading at the highest level, are always in flow between “being” and “becoming.” Gallup research reveals that followers need four things in place before it is safe to follow those in leadership: trust, compassion, stability, and hope. The great news is […]
Last time, we looked at how the leadership archetype of The Archer succeeds at providing the four things followers need to feel safe – Trust, Compassion, Stability, and Hope; and how Archers achieve their personal and professional goals. The great news for you as a leader is that how you provide a safe environment and […]
The Captain takes the stance of Strategic Thinking®, keeping the team on course, especially when a rough current could set them adrift. They readily absorb and analyze information to help the team make better decisions. People with this stance continually stretch the team’s thinking for the future. Always interested in reasons and causes when problem-solving, […]
If there was ever a time to be aware of your leadership style-your stance- and how to ensure you are meeting the four basic needs of followers, it is right now. Those needs -trust, compassion, stability, and hope are the building blocks for success in leadership. The great news is trying to find the “right […]
A New Year, A New You!
A New Year, A New Chapter – Life Lessons For Us All From Andrew Luck Last August, Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Andrew Luck, announced his retirement from professional football stating, “For the last four years or so, I’ve been in this cycle of injury, pain, rehab — injury, pain rehab. I’ve been stuck in this process. […]
Don’t Play it Small
You may or may not know that when I am not engaged in my day job of coaching and speaking, I am an actress. Yep. I am privileged to be part of the acting company of an award-winning regional playhouse. In our most recent production, I play the leading lady. This particular director conducts his […]
Life Lessons For Us All From Andrew Luck…
On Saturday night, Indianapolis Colts quarterback, Andrew Luck, announced his retirement from professional football stating, “For the last four years or so, I’ve been in this cycle of injury, pain, rehab — injury, pain rehab. I’ve been stuck in this process. The only way I see out is to no longer play football. I haven’t […]
Lean In to Super Strong YOU!
“Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day?” This is a question the folks at Gallup ® have been asking people for decades and studying the answers. For more than 40 years they have studied strengths science and positive psychology and are the global leader in strengths-based professional development and […]