Are You Saying Yes Strategically?

Are You Saying Yes Strategically?

f you don't feel centered, energized, and purposeful in your work, you will not be able to lead, inspire, or influence anyone.

Part of being able to support this is the ability to have some discernment on what tasks you decide to take on, what you say yes to.

Are you able to honor your own commitments?
Sometimes, we are proud of taking on tasks for others, even if we shouldn't, because we're known as the problem solver.

9 Traits Essential to Being a Good Leader

9 Traits Essential to Being a Good Leader

If leadership is a skill that can be developed, which I believe is true, then how do you go about it?

Here are some traits that I believe are essential for good leaders, my hope is as you read through these, you picture a scenario you've had, did you exercise some of these traits? How and if not, how could you have? How did that impact their and your work, the relationship?
Think of a time a leader showed you these traits and how that impacted you. Reflection of personal experiences will help you understand why each trait is so important.

Leaders Have to be Both Democratic and Authoritative: How to Know Which Style is Best

Leaders Have to be Both Democratic and Authoritative: How to Know Which Style is Best

Have you ever been in a situation when there are differing opinions amongst the team on a decision that must be made? Whether it’s about who takes what responsibility, how to handle a client, or a policy or operational decision, there are times when all of you will be unanimous and times when you differ. How do you know when to let democracy prevail or when to make an authoritative decision that goes against the majority? When should you stand alone?