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Quick Advice on Trusting Your Leadership Gut

Intuition is about listening to your subconscious mind (gut instincts) to pull forward information and feelings that you’ve accumulated over a lifetime. Warriors have to rely on instinct, using every possible sense from outside and every stirring from inside to stay alive. Emotional memory is probably the strongest memory that we have, and it’s also […]

Coaching Blog – Balancing Rational vs Intuitive Leadership Decision-Making

(A Note from the Editor: The internal landscape of the workplace continues to shift and change, as teams are doing more with less people which also threatens work/life balance and/or burnout, new leaders being placed in leadership positions early without the necessary training and mentorship to succeed, and organizations are working to retain their people […]

Article – Behaviorally Diverse Teams and the Triple Bottom Line

Excellent article from DNA Behavior Managing Director, Leon Morales on “Behaviorally Diverse Teams and the Triple Bottom Line”. Collectively we are learning to adjust to a new post-pandemic normal, whether we like it or not. Leadership can be forgiven for not knowing where to go next. They have had as big a wake-up call, if […]

4 Tactics to Conquer Fears and Doubts

Beyond the obvious, fear is often at the root of emotions like anger, shame, guilt, and pride (false pride or hubris). It termites our self-confidence and torpedoes our personal and professional relationships, further undermining our success and goals. These tactics might be just what is needed to help take your fearful thoughts and actions captive […]

Coaching Blog – Managing Leadership Fears and Doubts

(A Note from Lee: The internal landscape of the workplace continues to shift and change, as teams are doing more with fewer people, which also threatens work/life balance and/or burnout, new leaders being placed in leadership positions early without the necessary training and mentorship to succeed, and organizations are working to retain their people talent […]

For All Leaders – Evolving the Command and Control of Airpower

Whether you’re a small business owner or a leader in a large organization, the philosophy on a centralized work structure (more direct control) or decentralized work structure (less direct control) is an interesting debate. I wanted to highlight this in-depth article from Air University on the USAF’s emphasis on their structure of “centralized command, distributed […]

4 Quick Ways to Build Leadership Courage in Tough Times

The internal landscape of the workplace continues to shift and change, as teams are doing more with fewer people. This also threatens work/life balance and/or burnout, new leaders being placed in leadership positions early without the necessary training and mentorship to succeed, and organizations working to retain their people talent during the “Great Resignation”. How […]

Coaching Blog – 4 Ways to Manage Work Volatility with Courage

(A Note from Lee: The internal landscape of the workplace continues to shift and change, as teams are doing more with fewer people. This also threatens work/life balance and/or burnout, new leaders being placed in leadership positions early without the necessary training and mentorship to succeed, and organizations working to retain their people talent during […]

5 Ways to Find Out if You are Maximizing Your Time

Everyone is looking for more ways to squeeze more productive time out of the their workday. My friend and colleague, Mary Kelly, gives 5 great tips to maximize your time—check them out and post your ideas too. Read the article on Mary Kelly’s blog.            

5 Pieces of Advice for Next Gen Leaders

In this season of graduations and transitions from high school to college to adult life, I’ve reflected on what I’d tell my younger self. Here they are –   Know yourself. Identify your natural behavioral talents and strengths for work and nurture them. Also, understand your struggles and learn how to manage them so that […]

Coaching Blog – Leading my Younger Self: What I’d Tell You Now

Had I known then what I know now. How many seasoned, experienced leaders have said these words? Could you have avoided any mistakes? Could you be further along in your career, influence, and accomplishments? Most of us would likely conclude that the mistakes and missed opportunities have made us who we are today, but the […]

5 Quick Tips to Know Yourself Better

After many years of coaching and training thousands of people, we know that freedom to know yourself and fulfill your purpose is a significant issue. We can all benefit from gaining the self-awareness to see ourselves objectively. The vulnerability is that if I get to know myself, I’ll have to face the challenge that I’m […]

Coaching Article – The Top Behavioral Edge that Leaders Should Possess

After many years of coaching and training thousands of people, we know that freedom to know yourself and fulfill your purpose is a significant issue. We can all benefit from gaining the self-awareness to see ourselves objectively. There are several mental barriers to overcome – We’ve been told by others who we should be, or […]

Warning: Even Your Committed Employees Are Being Recruited

If you’re currently active in the workplace, you may notice that even your committed colleagues and/or employees are being recruited by other organizations. The demand for talent continues — which means those who aren’t looking are next on the list. And those conversations can be coming from anywhere. Here are the steps that Gallup recommends […]

3 Quick Tips to Make Meetings More Productive

Our experience shows that great leaders create an inviting workplace by extending and building trust. Some leaders naturally build this workplace culture, while others have a learning curve based on their natural behaviors or past experiences. Here are three crucial steps for leaders who want to create a healthy work environment where people will look […]

Coaching Article – 3 Leadership Must-Haves for Successful Meetings

Have you ever had that sinking feeling in your stomach about going to meetings? There are many reasons we may dread meetings—they can be boring, ineffective, unfocused, not related to my responsibilities, poorly managed, a waste of time, and the list goes on and on.   But in this blog we want to deal with […]

Ralph de la Vega on Leading with Integrity

Clear and concise article from friend and colleague, Ralph de la Vega, on leading with integrity as it relates from everyday leadership to the Ukrainian conflict. Please read on LinkedIn, and then post your comments below.            

Quick Advice on Detecting Your Leadership Tilt

To master this seesaw effect and be a great leader, you need to do both get results and develop healthy relationships. Although doing both may sound easy, it isn’t—you see, most of us don’t enter this world with talents for both. The leadership challenge is built into our DNA because 40% of the population are […]

Coaching Article – Why Leaders Should Manage the Behavioral Seesaw

If you’ve ever ridden a seesaw, you know what happens when the weights on each side are very different—it’s not as fun and it takes more work to stay balanced! Well, there’s a leadership seesaw that occurs every day that I want to explore further with you. Many years ago, my team and I developed […]