self-awareness

Awareness – Video Blog Post

      Self-Awareness – A slightly different recording this week as I use my mobile to record this video while my computer is out of order. This week I talk about self-awerness, recognizing how we communicate and behave and it’s effects on others. We are who we are, we…

Credibility + Vision = ????

Research has shown that people consistently select four characteristics to describe the leaders they would choose to follow. They are: Honesty. Inspiring. Competent and Forward-Looking (Kouzes & Posner, 2012). These four characteristics that followers expect of leaders add up to what communications experts freer to as source credibility (Berlo, Lemert…

What is Leadership Pt II?

  So I continue with this weeks video blog where I left off last week, with some additional thoughts on what leadership is. I focus on how increasing your self-awareness as a key step to recognizing your own leadership style, understanding your values and building a vision… then go from…

How Do We Become Self-Aware

Last week a LinkedIn friend, Aly B Moreno wrote an incredibly insightful article called Sustainable Growth through HBD a most required Paradigm. I will leave you to follow the link and read it. In his article, Aly askes a number of very interesting questions around human development and it got…

Keep Calm and… Attitude and Work Ethic

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” – Albert Einstein   You’ve most likely heard the phrase, “Hire for attitude; you can always train and test for skills.”  Hard skills for any job can usually be tested. A simple example would be for typing skills –you can measure a candidate’s…