One of the reasons I love what I do is because of the people I meet and work with. I am continually inspired by who they are, what they have overcome and achieved…in many cases defying the odds in big and bold ways.
Whether you had a childhood of bliss or challenge, it is what made you who you are today AND is the origin of some of your greatest skills...aka...the roles you played as a child impact your success today.
Who’d of thought, this one phrase; Yes, AND could make such a difference in our ability to connect, find the most robust solutions, and create space for differing opinions to come together in productive/harmonious ways.
While technology allows us to connect with people we might not otherwise be able to and do so with ease, it has actually hurt our ability to communicate. How many people do you know that have had a relationship end via text or been let go from a company through an email?
Own The Impact Your Unique Leadership Style Creates
I believe that leaders come in all shapes and sizes, genders, orientations, affiliations, abilities, races, ages, levels of experience...and that the world needs each of us to show up fully as the leaders we are here to be.
One of the first steps in my client coaching process is bringing personal & professional life into alignment. I thought I would share this step in the process with all of you in our community of leaders making a difference in the world so you can do the same.
Imagine going to work each day (or starting your day from your laptop, like so many of us right now), full of purpose and conviction. You are motivated, you strongly believe in your values and you are passionately committed to your mission.
In last week's blog, I touched on the topic of building out your DREAM 15 influencers that you want to meet. People that can help you elevate your career, business, leadership presence, make an introduction, or potentially partner with you.