Recently, a coaching client wanted to challenge herself to become a better communicator in meetings as well as in conversations. As a result, I devised the "Authentic Communication Checklist" to help her with this goal.
One of my early mentors had a directive: "Always look for ways you can plus the experience." To do this, ask yourself the question: "What could I do now that would make this experience even better, more fun for me and others?"
"I'm in a meeting -- sitting on pins and needles -- because there's incredible tension in the room," recalls Adrienne Riggs, VP of Operations at Franklin Farms East.
Kristy Tan Neckowicz's View From the Top: When was the last time you felt inspired in your work? There's a correlation between having a clear mission and being inspired.
I am thankful when clients share their successes with me. Shannon recently emailed to describe her epiphany on using assessments to do a better job of leading her team:
Have you ever observed someone who struggled with speaking up to the boss?
How do you help people who have "always done it this way" accept new ideas for doing things better?
Fear is a powerful ally when it keeps us safe from potentially harmful situations--like driving too fast or walking alone at night in a dangerous area.
Fear is NOT our ally when it prevents us from embracing opportunities for growth.
Kristy Tan Neckowicz's View From the Top: Have you ever wondered, "How do I get my boss to listen to me?"
It's a question that comes up frequently in coaching sessions. In one particular session, Sarah, a manager of a growing team of analysts, was asking the question.
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