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5 Tips For Seasonal Self Care

Winter is here, and that means long nights, less sunlight and disturbed sleeping patterns. Combined with additional social limitations due to COVID-19, that can add up to problems with focusing and...

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6 Powerful Benefits of Leading With Questions

Ask Vs Tell

The coach approach to leadership is based on the premise that asking questions is significantly more effective than telling others what you think they should do. It is a powerful...

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How comfortable are you with silence?

Silence really is golden, but most of us will do anything to avoid it.

What is your silence threshold: a few seconds, a minute, a few minutes? Personally speaking, becoming comfortable with...

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Become the leader people love to follow.

The secret to being a good leader is having a high EQ.

Great leaders inspire us to reach our potential and realize the vision or goals at hand. They do it by fostering cultures where...

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You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks: The Power of Neuroplasticity

Accordingly to McKinsey, only 30% of corporate change initiatives are successful. The other 70% fail.[1] Why? Because humans are naturally resistant to change. Changing the way we think or behave...

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How to Show up Strong in a Digital World

In Dale Carnegie’s day (How to Win Friends and Influence People), friends were earned with a firm handshake and a warm smile. The idea that winning friends today has been reduced to an...

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The Power of Courage

Leaders need the courage to show up, step in, and stand up for a cause or a vision. They need courage to look ahead and see what’s coming, even if it’s difficult. They need courage to...

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When Your Best People Go Silent: The Freeze Response 🧊

As a leader, one of your most important tasks is to build a culture of trust within your team and organization. Because if you don’t, leading in the absence of trust will be like trying to...

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3 Ways to Build Trust From Behind a Screen 💻

We’ve reached the tipping point of remote work. Initially sparked by the widespread availability of high-speed internet, working from home became an imperative for many during the onset of...

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Mindfulness for Skeptics

By Sandra McDowell, eLeadership Academy

If words like “meditation” and “mindfulness” conjure up images of a yoga retreat or something that seems equally irrelevant to your...

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Deal with it or park it.

Anytime you experience a personal setback that increases your stress, anger or anxiety, the ability for your brain to function optimally is challenged. That’s not only bad for...

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Management is a Component of Leadership

You lead and empower people. You manage and control the resources to enable them to succeed.

How are leadership and management different, and are they mutually exclusive? In my view, management is...

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