Leadership Skills

Intentionality – From our Director of Assessment Services, Chelsea Berryman

on Jan 31, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Around this time, everyone is thinking about New Year’s resolutions, which is really a way of being intentional about how you are going to behave or what you want to accomplish as you enter the New Year.  However, like many others, I find myself forgetting about these resolutions by mid-February, slipping back into a comfortable pattern as all of the energizing...

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Intentionality – From our Director of Operations, Amy Feist

on Jan 23, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Being intentional is a skill, and, like any skill, if you want to develop it, you need to practice.  It is so easy to fall into a routine, whether it’s productive or not.  One needs to be intentional in reviewing: “Is this actually helpful and am I doing this for a reason that will help me meet my goals and/or my company’s goals?”  If not, you need to step back and...

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Intentionality – Start Your Year Off Right!

on Jan 16, 2014 in Archive 2014, Leadership Skills, Uncategorized | 0 comments

In “Alice in Wonderland,” Alice is lost and asks the Caterpillar for advice: Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Caterpillar: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Alice: I don't much care where. The Cat: Then it doesn't much matter which way you go. Alice: …so long as I get somewhere. The Cat: Oh, you're sure to...

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Defining Leadership

on Jun 10, 2013 in Archive 2013, Leadership Skills | 1 comment

Sometimes going back to the basics provides perspective on what your leadership training efforts should focus on. We recently reviewed Daniel Goleman's article, "What Makes a Leader" (HBR, 2004) and again found evidence that, "While the qualities traditionally associated with leadership—such as intelligence, toughness, determination, and vision—are required for...

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Being Intentional

on Jun 3, 2013 in Archive 2013, Leadership Skills | 0 comments

Feel like you're running on auto-pilot? Losing that creative or strategic edge you once had? Take 5 minutes and jot down what success will look like for you by the end of the day, end of the week, end of the month. Is it digging out of your inbox? Finally returning those 5 voice mail messages? Actually meeting the next milestone in the project? Whatever success...

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