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Another one of the 108 strategies from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. In the last blog we talked about how Norma’s manager didn’t see her for who she was today, she was a victim of “Snapshot Management.” This blog explores being under the spotlight and how she can publicize her changes. Leaders are under the Spotlight

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This is another of the 108 strategies from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Norma was an engineer who came to executive coaching because she had “rough edges.” This is a common expression in the corporate world for someone who needs more emotional intelligence. She was technically very sound and valued in the organization. Other employees though,

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Micro-Initiatives Create a Macro-Impact The last Coach’s Corner entry was about the small activities that can have a major influence. Here is another subset of the 108 strategies from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. You demonstrate your Emotional Intelligence in moments and usually in relationships. In our goal to be less automatic and more conscious and

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Micro-Initiatives: D.O.D. of Great Leadership Here is another of the 108 strategies from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Discovering the “degree of difference” (D.O.D.) between good and great leadership has been the focus of many writers. Goleman, Boyatzis, and the Hay Group use the term tipping point to describe the behaviors that tip or move a

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In the last blog I described the perfection loop that we can easily fall prey to without realizing this “failure set up” pattern. In this blog I will explain the loop more and how to bust it. This is another excerpt on one of the 108 strategies in my Leading with Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for

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In continuing our focus on hands-on tools to raise your Confidence, below is another of the 108 strategies adapted from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Success-driven people always set goals for themselves, but often these goals set them up for failure or frustration. Why? Because the goals are unrealistic to start with and constitute a pattern

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In continuing our focus on hands-on tools to raise your Confidence, below is another strategy adapted from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. As an outgrowth of creating your Success Log in the last blog, keep a current log of daily or weekly successes and achievements. The More-Over As a Self-Awareness exercise it is important to know

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In continuing our focus on hands-on tools to raise your Confidence, below is another strategy adapted from Leading with Emotional Intelligence. I use this with leaders to help them identify strengths and success patterns that may not be obvious to them. People always feel good highlighting their strengths and this exercise gives them a reminiscent

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We have been exploring the Emotional Intelligence competency of Confidence or Self-regard. This Coach’s Corner is on how your thinking impacts your decisions, judgments and success. It is excerpted from one of the 10 tools to raise your Confidence in my book, Leading with Emotional Intelligence. As an Executive Coach, one consistent strategy I use

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This is the fourth in the sequence of learning some of the 10 Star Secrets in Confidence of Henrick Fisker. Here we will look at secret #10 and any pitfalls he identified for himself. Read our three previous Coach’s Corners to see Star Secrets 1-9. #10 Be Willing to Make Decisions That Are Exceptions to

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This is the third in the sequence of learning some of the 10 Star Secrets in Confidence of Henrik Fisker. Here we will look at secrets 6-9. Fisker’s practices can give us all some insight into the practices of a Star Performer. Read our two previous Coach’s Corners to see Star Secrets 1-5. #6. Taking

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In writing Leaders’ Playbook and then Leading with Emotional Intelligence, I interviewed Henrik Fisker, then CEO of the luxury car company Fisker Coachbuild, LLC. His story and his practices can give us all some insight into the practices of a Star Performer. This is the second in the sequence of learning some of the 10

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Welcome! Dr. Cathy Greenberg and I have the top rated radio show called Leadership Development News (LDN), where we interview leading experts on leadership, peak performance, brain neuroscience and mindfulness. We have been doing it since 2008 and have over 95,000 downloads a month of our shows from 27 countries and 126 cities.

On each of our LDN interviews, you will get excerpts of our questions and out latest guest expert’s answers. The recording of the radio show without commercials is at the top of each blog entry. Listen for the micro-initiatives that can have a macro-impact on your career and performance.

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