Trust

  • Feedback is a Gift

    One of the most effective leadership tools available to us is feedback. The old saying is, “It is better to give than to receive.” When it comes to feedback, I recommend we turn this adage on its head. By encouraging and gracefully receiving feedback, we create an environment that will make it easier for us…

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  • Delegation 102

    Last week in Delegation 101, we explored many common barriers preventing us from delegating effectively. This week we leverage one of the foundational components of ontological coaching, speech acts, to help us be clear with our delegation requests. Much of what I share here comes from Language and the Pursuit of Leadership Excellence by Chalmers Brothers and Vinay…

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  • Delegation 101

    Last week we dug into the Enemies of Delegation. If you missed that post, it’s a quick read, and I encourage you to go back and review it before continuing here. Today, we will talk through some strategies to overcome these barriers. I don’t want to overwhelm my employees. This one particularly challenges empathetic leaders. We…

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  • Unexpected Success

    Here’s something I never expected to declare only five months after I launched my practice. I have started a waiting list. I struggle to find the words to effectively express my gratitude to everyone who put their trust in me as their coach and to those who have already expanded my coaching further within their…

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  • The Elements of Trust

    I congratulate myself for making it through three blog posts without going deep on trust. Trust is fundamental for me in so many ways and is embedded in my core value of Integrity. In my learning with the Newfield Network, one aspect I found insightful was their distinctions for the elements of trust. Consider when someone…

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