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The Impact of Values

How do your values impact your daily life? How do they influence critical incidents and interactions that you have? How do they inform the language you use and see the world? This week’s video blog post explores one person’s aha moment, where she realized through reflection that it was her values that were creating her reaction to a situation. How does the understanding of your own values inform who you are and what you do in situations?

 

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John Whitehead, coaches’ individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency.

 

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The Little Things That Build Credibility

The Little Things That Build Credibility

Building on my recent video blog post about Trust and Credibility (https://johnkwhitehead.ca/getting-to-trust/), in this weeks edition I tell the story of an interaction I observed with one of my clients and one of his direct reports. Sometimes it is just the little things that go a long way to building credibility in the workplace and this is a perfect example.

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John Whitehead, coaches’ individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency.

 

*******Are you wondering if having a Leadership/Personal Development Coach is right for you? Contact John for a complimentary, exploratory coaching session at john@johnkwhitehead.ca ********

 

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Bringing the Right Attitude:

What does it mean to bring the right attitude to work? What is the impact, positive or negative? In this week’s video blog post I talk about an example that came up in a leadership workshop I was conducting this past week with a colleague.

 

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John Whitehead, coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency.

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John Whitehead, coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency.

*******Are you wondering if having a Leadership/Personal Development Coach is right for you? Contact John for a complimentary, exploratory coaching session at john@johnkwhitehead.ca********

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Getting to “Trust”

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In this week’s video blog post I think about the whole are of “trust” – how do we get there? Kouzes and Posner in their work “The Leadership Challenge” observed how their Characteristics of Admired Leaders aligned with the work on source credibility by Berlo, Lemert & Mertz (1969).  K & P’s top four characteristics of admired leaders are: Honest, Forward-looking, Competent & Inspiring. The work on source credibly found that a source of information is found credible when that source is found to be trustworthy, demonstrate expertise and be dynamic. Honest lines up with trust, expertise lines up with competence and dynamic lines up with inspiring….

 

So…. Is trust just being an outcome of credibility? If you are seen as credible, does that allow for trust to occur. Because it seems to me that trust for trust sake may not be enough? If you are having challenges of trust – what is lacking? Is it really about trust or is something else – credibility maybe? And if so what part of credibility… maybe its expertise or lack of inspiration?

What do you think?

 

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John Whitehead coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency.

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Putting “What You Control” into Context

In this week’s video blog post I describe how a medical issue I have been dealing with provides me with some thinking on the ongoing conversation I have been having on “What We Can Control and What We Can’t Control”.  Often in my work as an Executive Coach, the leadership concepts I talk about with my clients isn’t just for their career and work life, but also impacts their personal lives.