How to Coach your Employees to Increase Success (Yours and Theirs!)

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“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want,” Zig Ziglar. What’s the most important part of your job? If you supervise others or lead a team, your primary role is to coach others to success. However, most people managers have additional duties that take precedence over their responsibilities …

How to be a Conflict Management Rockstar

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When you think of conflict, what comes to mind? When I ask this question in trainings and workshops, I generally get a quick list of words back, such as: disagreement, fight, fear, and discomfort. Sometimes people share stories of conflicts they have experienced. Almost always, these words and memories evoke negative emotions in the people who said them. People generally …

Lead from the Inside Out

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Wouldn’t you agree the leaders who most inspire us are the ones who are truly passionate about what they believe in? Yet so many people try to improve their leadership ability by focusing solely on the skills and competencies that relate to leadership. While these are, of course, important, they aren’t what leadership is really about. The foundation of successful …

Beyond You Leadership

Jené Kapela Develop your leadership ability, Focus on you, General things you should read

This post was originally published on September 3, 2014 in Leadership Broward Foundation’s LeaderBoard E-Newsletter “Human beings are made for goodness. They have a commitment to try and make the world a better place.” –Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership isn’t about what we do for ourselves – it is about what we do for others. I was reminded of this recently …

The Leadership Workout: Getting Started

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Successful leadership is a result of many different skills, attitudes and behaviors. Since these attributes can be learned, anyone can become more effective as a leader with practice and effort. Just as the muscles in our body grow stronger with exercise, our leadership ability improves the more we train it. Knowing this, it would make sense for everyone to incorporate …

Women in Executive Leadership Roles

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The topic of women in leadership is one that is of great interest to me. Recently, it seems that this topic is also of interest to the entire online community, with discussions and debates related to Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, and the launch of the online community, leanin.org. In 2010, the COO of Facebook gave a TEDTalk on the …

Welcome to my Blog: Thoughts on Leadership

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Welcome to my blog! I am excited to have this opportunity to share my thoughts with you on various topics related to leadership. For the past six years I spent my “free time” working on my Doctorate degree and then participating in Leadership Broward Class XXX. Since completing these programs, I have put a lot of thought into deciding what …