The Inner Core of Leaders :
The Tension of Two Selves

Voices, Inner Critic, Gremlin, Saboteur, Negative Messages, Self 1, Ego, Self 2, Wise One, Awareness, Trust, Choice, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, Leadership Coach

Each of us has experience with that voice in our heads. Also referred to the Inner Critic, the Gremlin, or the Saboteur, it’s that voice in our head that stands in the way of our greatness and our possibility. It doesn’t matter what you call it but it is important that you recognize it for […]

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Awesome Self-Motivation: Ask Why. Then Act.

self-motivation, self-motivation, autonomy, why, establish choice, ask and act, self-determination, contribution, strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

For me, being an entrepreneur has brought a deep sense of fulfillment and many joys – the autonomy to be my authentic self, living into my strengths and calling in my everyday choices. I have become aware of the truth in the statement, “You do not know what you do not know”. Other than the […]

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Understand Self-Motivation

self-motivation, intrinsic motivation, generate self-motivation, autonomy, why, establish choice, strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

Motivation can seem illusive — you have it or you don’t. It can feel difficult to wrap your hands around it if your dominant strengths domains are not executing. The stronger your strengths intelligence becomes the more motivation tools you have available to you. For example, I have very few executing strengths but I know […]

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The Battle of the Voices in Your Head

Inner Game, Leadership Development, Self 1, The Big Ego, The Voice in Your Head, Self 2, Wise, Authentic, Nonjudgmental Awareness, Awareness, Trust, Choice, Know Your Strengths, Develop Strengths Intelligence, Know Yourself, Self-Awareness, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, Leadership Coach

There are times when we have to do things that do not fall in our strengths wheelhouse but they need tending to. In these times, I’ve found that I am most vulnerable to self-doubt, which gives way to the Voice In My Head, the Saboteur, the Inner Critic or the Gremlin to play with my thoughts. The […]

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