As Paul Coelho wrote in “The Zahir”: “Freedom is not the asbsence of commitments, but the ablity to choose – and commit myself to – what is best for me“. In today’s episde I talk about the what the commitment mindset looks like in leadership. Have a greats skills honing week!
Leadership Minute(ish) Monday is back as promised with a new fall series! This season, I am offering you a GUIDE to hone in on invaluable skills for your leadership development and add on “ingredients” to your unique talent recipe. My only request to you this season is to MAKE IT YOUR OWN. Find out why and “how” in my fall series intro. YouTube
If assumptions were true, your leadership skills would be as good as it gets. Have fun with this workout over the summer and I will be back on September 10th with a different flavor of this leadership minute. “If others tell us something we make assumptions, and if they don’t tell us something we make assumptions to fulfill our need to know and to replace the need to communicate. Even if we hear something and we don’t understand we make assumptions about what it means and then believe the assumptions. We make all sort of assumptions because we don’t have the courage to ask questions.” _ Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Giving feedback might be an art, however we do not teach enough how to receive feedback. Receiving feedback with grace is essential for your leadership development. Have fun with your skills workout!
Resourcefulness is an invaluable skill to redefine what is possible, especially during crunch time or when feeling stuck. Have fun with this week’s workout!
What does Aristotle and resetting your mind on the spot during a presentation or meeting you are leading? Watch this week’s leadership minute to find out. Have a great skills workout!
As an effective leader, it is your responsibility to be kind. And, friendliess is one easy solution to a happy work environment. As a side effect, you will get your teams to deliver greater outcomes. Have a great skills workout!