How to Be A Mindful Leader

Let’s start with defining mindful. Merriam-Webster defines mindful as: bearing in mind: aware or inclined to be aware. Another way to think of mindful is showing compassion, being able to see the other’s point of view all while reducing your stress and theirs. When you show up as a stressed leader, that has an effect…

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Common Leadership Mistakes

Leaders over time, if not careful, can find themselves in a self-made bubble or with blinders on as to what is going on around them. This lack of awareness can lead to mistakes which can erode the trust your team has in you. Opening up your awareness to when you make mistakes will help you…

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“Good Enough” Is OK During Coronavirus

I was speaking with a client last week, who is a senior executive at a biotech, and he said, “Good enough is ok during coronavirus.” I asked him why, he said, “because everyone is stretched beyond capacity already. As a leader, I have to be more flexible and patient than ever. None of us has…

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Highly Effective Ways to Lead Others

When teams have an effective leader, they are more productive, with higher job satisfaction, and lower turnover. There are many ways to be an effective leader. Different situations require different skills. Use these highly effective ways to lead others: Focus on the company’s goal. All employees are working for the same company and same company-wide…

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