Do You Know Your Leadership Purpose?

Three-Legged Stool, Coaching Model, Clarity, Self-Confidence, Success, Dreams, Goals, Purpose, Calling, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, Leadership Coach

The Three-Legged Stool, the core of my coaching model, ensures clarity, self-confidence, and success in realizing dreams and fulfilling goals. The Three-Legged Stool asks us to identify our core values, claim our innate strengths and articulate our purpose or our calling. There are very few opportunities that facilitate this process — becoming clear in all […]

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Self-Motivation

self-motivation, success, initiative, generate self-motivation, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Maslow’s Pyramid, unsatisfied needs, meaningful value, goals, strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, leadership coach

Recently, I have focused on ‘Your Inner Game of Leadership’ and ‘Your Mindset’. Taking the time to reflect, to deeply understand yourself and how your strengths play together to best serve you and others is a basic first step to ‘Know thyself’. “First you will have to understand yourself, because the hardest person you will […]

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Up Your Inner Game of Leadership

Inner Game, Leadership Development, Growth Mindset, Character Strengths, Performance Goals, Learning Goals, Refine Your Goals, Strengthen Your Inner Game, Inner Leadership, Strengths, Strengths Based Leadership, StrengthsFinder, Leadership Coach

What would radical self-focus look like? What are the possibilities that could emerge from radical self-focus? I propose that pausing and taking a serious deep dive into understanding yourself through building your strengths intelligence could build your capacity as a leader and produce results that you can deliver. In turn, with your new strengths knowledge, […]

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Success with Goals: Override Excuses, Rationalizations and Old Habits

Competing Commitments,Accomplish Goals,Change Habits,Leadership Coach,Diana Gabriel

Create a new story for yourself. Reframe your story. These can be powerful tools to add ease to your experience of change. Being aware of the power of habits allows you to create and implement a plan for successful change. To assist in your discernment process and choose a starting place, ask – what is […]

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Can we Inoculate Ourselves Against Intention/Goal-Failure?

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So many of us have the mindset that change is hard. Sometimes It takes willpower and grit to make changes but there are tools and knowledge that can make the change process easier and less stressful. As I shared in one of my blog posts, I experienced an epiphany that changed a life long story I […]

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How to Write a Winning Business Plan

Writing a business plan can be a lot of hard work or it can be great fun; you have to choose which stance you’ll take. An effective plan can help your company to greatness while a poor one can put you out of business. Not having a plan is like asking to fail before you […]

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Preparing Your Next Presentation

In leadership, you may find that you’re often tasked with giving presentations. The preparation you put into them can make or break how successful they will be. Remember, truly memorable disasters don’t just happen. They require a special blend of misunderstanding and misguided effort. Here are three mistakes to avoid so your next presentation won’t […]

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Creating What You Dream About for Your Life (Part 2)

Clarity Before getting what we dream about we must first know what that is. This may seem obvious but it trips up even the most intelligent people right out of the gate. Take out a blank sheet of paper and write “My Dream Life” at the top. List everything you want to have, do, be […]

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Creating What You Dream About for Your Life (Part 1)

We all have dreams to live the life we really want. If that’s the case, why does it seem that so few people actually do? Creating the life we want seems like it should be easy, but for many reasons it isn’t. Sometimes we’re too busy working, paying bills or picking up kids to give […]

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5 More Strategies for Successful Goals

I’m following up on the great strategies Heidi Grant Halvorson writes about in her book Nine Things Successful People Do Differently. Most people don’t take goal setting seriously and never get beyond just thinking about them, rather than writing, planning and implementing. In my last post I explained the first four strategies for effective goal […]

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