Leadership Coaching Benefits

Leadership Coaching Benefits

Leadership, Leadership Coaching, Leadership Development
Investment in human capital is so important in today’s work environment. Providing professional coaching for your leadership team is an investment that will pay immediate dividends. Leadership coaching provides a pathway to building the capacity of your organization. Not only will it benefit your organization but also the individual receiving coaching giving them the opportunity to grow professionally and personally. There is no loser when coaching is implemented for coaching can benefit both high potential performers and lacking leaders that struggle with low EQ. Using coaching as an investment strategy in human capital can benefit a wide range of associates. Leadership coaching will help to achieve self-awareness, elevate leadership capacity, and lead to improved performance. A certified professional leadership coach provides a confidential sounding board that can help unlock potential more…
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Leadership Conversations

Leadership Conversations

Great Leaders, Leaders, Leadership, Leadership Conversations
Leaders have at their disposal a valuable tool in conversation. This important mode of communication is greatly underutilized by leaders. Using timely and effective conversations can make all the difference in elevating your leadership skills. Conversations can create forward momentum. Conversations can stop critical mistakes. Conversations can save time and effort. Because you spend most of the day having conversations, ask yourself if you are leveraging these conversations to influence positive results? Conversations can be about both listening and learning. Leaders should be using conversations to coach in order to receive the best outcomes. Conversations can create connectivity while building trust through personal chitchat making efforts to know your coworkers. Make sure your conversations are give and take, two-sided ones that are engaging. Exercise your leadership communication tool and reap…
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Empathetic Leadership is Essential 

Empathetic Leadership is Essential 

Empathetic Leadership, Leadership
Empathy is a learned skill and is essential in leadership today. Though many may see empathy as weakness, this isn’t true for empathy is action focused. Empathetic leaders are needed in today’s diverse workplaces because generations Y and Z do not flourish with an archaic style of leadership. They expect collaboration, community, and compassion in the work environment. When a leader applies empathy to their skillset, they move towards a mentoring and coaching approach by listening and removing judgment. Empathetic leadership is about putting aside your own bias and seeing through a new set of eyes. Empathy requires the leader to be present in the moment which ultimately embeds trust in the culture. The skill of empathy is like a muscle that will become stronger with use. Demonstrating that you…
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The Joy of Leadership

The Joy of Leadership

Leadership
The recent passing of my mentor, Joy, made me reflect on the key leadership qualities she most often demonstrated: patience, calmness, knowledge, professionalism, consistency, quality, presence, organization, firmness and fairness. Reflecting on the time I spent learning from her reminds me how quickly time passes. As leaders, we only have a finite amount of time to make an impact, though, it might seem like time stands still when you are leading. Joy invested her time in me both as a college student and as a young administrator in training. She shared her wisdom and knowledge through the most precious commodity of time. She showed her joy of leadership by giving to those she served. During this holiday season, take time to reflect on how you can show your “Joy” of…
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