The Trust Filter with Leadership Communication

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Building and maintaining a culture of trust is simultaneously complex and simple — it is all about you and not about you. Learning this dance is a critical skill for successful leadership. As you go about your daily work, keeping your eye on the three of the components of trust — Reliability, Sincerity and Competence — […]

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How Leaders Can Manage Perception Biases

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Working with successful leaders over the years I’ve found the better a leader is at standing in another’s reality the better that leader is at managing perceptions. From a strengths perspective, if we have context for understanding the ‘common sense perceptions’ of others it’s easier to stand in another’s reality. The interplay of our individual strengths creates our […]

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The Flawed Assumptions in Leadership Communication

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Coming to realize (or know) what we are blind to can be very empowering and motivating to the teams you lead. It provides them a space to add value, a space for the contribution of their strengths in confident vulnerability. It is the transparency and humbleness of the leader’s demonstration of confident vulnerability that creates room at […]

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Managing Perceptions in Leadership

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Over the past month, as I have been debriefing Leadership 360’s assessment with gifted and talented leaders, I have been in several conversations regarding perception vs. intention. It is not uncommon for a leader’s image of themselves — how they are and how they show up as a leader — to be perceived differently by […]

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Master Everyday Empathy

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How we show up and are in relationship with others is an ongoing journey of self-reflection, self-awareness, and stepping into confident vulnerability with others. The best we can hope for is to continually improve our ability and capacity to step into another’s shoes — to see the world from their perspective and reflect that back […]

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