self-awareness

Stress, Your Leadership Style and Its Impact

Stress impacts everyone in one way or another.  Some people withdraw while others lash out in frustration and anxiety.  As a leader, every decision, action and behavior you make impacts your direct reports, your teams and your organization.  Unfortunately, during difficult times, you can’t just hide, waiting until things get…

Leadership Series Directory

This  series specifically explores what leadership is and how we can not only understand leadership, but implement it. Leadership series directory: Leadership is… Three Theories of Leadership Directing, Coaching, Supporting & Delegating Are What? Who Are K&P and What is TLC? Servant Leadership is…. Your Leadership Style and Its Impact…

How to Network 102: Continuing to Learn

“Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging.” ~ Deepak Chopra  Last week I wrote about some lessons I have learned from attending networking events. I titled that post “Networking 101: Some lessons learnt”. This week I want…

Criticism and the Ability to Learn

My guess is that not many people like to be criticized. Those who do have most likely learned that listening to criticism is a good way to learn. That doesn’t mean it is easy — our egos often get in the way. We tend to see criticism as a personal…