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Leading through crisis

Leading Through Crisis

Crises are unavoidable in the fast-paced, unpredictable world of business. Leaders have to manage through challenging circumstances, such as a worldwide pandemic, economic slowdown, or industry-specific obstacles, while guiding their teams toward success. A distinct set of abilities and a different kind of thinking are needed to lead through a crisis, and executive coaches are

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Burnt out employee due to leadership and micromanagement

Leadership and Micromanagement

Effective leadership can be viewed as a delicate dance between providing guidance and allowing autonomy. While a hands-on approach can be beneficial, micromanagement, on the other hand, can have detrimental effects on both leaders and their teams. We’re going to take a deeper dive into the dynamics of leadership and micromanagement, and highlight the pitfalls

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Dress Code for Executive Leaders

Although the old adage “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is definitely a saying we should keep in mind when meeting or dealing with others, there is often judgment involved, even if we may not verbally acknowledge it. We should also keep in mind that not everyone will show us the same courtesy. Research

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Building a Resilient Team: Strategies for Success

In the dynamic landscape of modern business, where change is constant and challenges are inevitable, the ability to build and lead resilient teams is a crucial skill for any effective leader. Resilience is not just about bouncing back from setbacks, but also about thriving in the face of adversity. Resilient teams possess the capacity to

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Leading While Ill

I recently traveled to Spain to work as an English immersion teacher for an incredible organization, VaughanTown. This annual visit is always scheduled far in advance and is something I greatly look forward to. The country is beautiful, the organization welcoming, and the students are eager to learn. But this year, I became so ill,

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Body language and leadership

Body Language and Leadership

People you seek to influence will subtly assess your dependability, confidence, empathy, and believability. Your influence as a leader can be enhanced, supported, diminished, or even sabotaged by the way you employ your body language, posture, facial emotions, and eye contact. Only a portion of what you actually say will be used to determine how

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Interviewing Like a Boss

As a leader, you may be required to interview prospective employees – whether just once or on a regular basis. And though you have undoubtedly been interviewed in the past, the process of being the interviewer is quite different. One of the few pieces of advice that always works for both the interviewer and the

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Trust and Leadership

As an executive coach, I’ve witnessed the profound impact that trust can have on an organization’s success. In this blog, we’ll explore the critical role trust plays in leadership and how it can be cultivated to enhance your effectiveness as a leader. The Importance of Trust Trust is the bedrock upon which strong leadership is

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Building a Strong Team Through Effective Leadership

Strong teams aren’t created overnight. But no matter how long it takes, they are built through effective leadership. As an Executive Leadership Coach, I’ve had the honor of assisting leaders in their efforts to forge formidable teams. Strong leadership can turn a collection of individuals into a cohesive, productive team. But effective leaders also aren’t

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The Benefits of Executive Coaching for Business Success

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the role of an Executive Coach has gained significant prominence as organizations strive to achieve sustained success and growth. As an Executive Coach, I have witnessed firsthand the transformative power of coaching on business leaders as I guide them towards unlocking their potential and propelling their companies to new

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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

As an Executive Coach, I frequently see Imposter Syndrome in my clients. It’s a common condition that can affect anyone, regardless of their level of success. Imposter syndrome is the feeling that you’re not good enough, that you’re a fraud, and that you don’t deserve to be where you are. It can manifest itself in

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Creating a Positive Workplace Culture: The Role of Executive Leadership

A positive workplace culture is the cornerstone of a thriving organization. As an Executive Coach, I have observed the profound impact that effective leadership can have on shaping the culture within a company. In this blog, we will explore the critical role that executives play in cultivating a positive and inclusive work environment. By understanding

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The Role of Communication in Leadership Success

You can say communication is key until you’re blue in the face, but if you’re not practicing what you preach, whatever you say may be falling on deaf ears. And talking isn’t the only way to communicate, nor is it always the most effective. Communicating is even considered an art by some, with many no

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Balancing Work and Life: Strategies for Busy Leaders

As an Executive Coach, I work with busy leaders every day who are struggling to find a healthy balance between work and life. It’s a common challenge, and one that can have a negative impact on both your personal and professional well-being. The good news is that there are a number of things you can

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Your Legacy as a Leader

How will leaders be remembered when they leave their position? Legacy is not something that is created overnight, but rather it is the result of consistent actions and behaviors over time. Let’s explore what it means to leave a positive legacy as a leader and how you can start building it today. Leadership Legacy A

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The Difference Between a Manager and a Leader

Organizations require both managers and leaders, and which one is best depends on the circumstances and the particular demands of the business. Oftentimes, the best candidate for a position will possess qualities that make them both a manager and a leader. They will be able to plan their resources and create targets while also encouraging

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Developing the Confidence to Be a Great Leader

It takes a combination of self-awareness, effective communication abilities, and the capacity to encourage and inspire people to be a confident leader. Being a great leader requires that you have a clear understanding of your strengths, shortcomings, values, and beliefs. You’ll be able to make wise decisions and interact with people more effectively if you

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How a Leader Can Coach Their Direct Reports

Coaching is a powerful tool for leaders to help their clients reach their full potential. But coaching their direct reports can be trickier than it at first might seem. After all, though leaders work very closely with their team members, it’s not always in a coaching capacity. Hopefully, your direct reports have learned more about

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