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Inclusion as a Leadership Skill

The brain works fast.  It is able to consciously process about 40 pieces of information per second.  Wow!  Even more amazing, and potentially troubling, we unconsciously process 11 million pieces of information in that same second.  To survive this onslaught of raw data entering our own central processing unit, we create shortcuts.  Biologically, we exclude … Continue reading Inclusion as a Leadership Skill

Five Questions for Every Leader Every Day

 1: How will I present myself to be seen as trustworthy?   Many people characterize trust as a congruence between words and actions.  There is one other component to include in that congruence, and that is leadership presence.  A leader considers how they will “be” with others such that they believe a leader’s words and actions. … Continue reading Five Questions for Every Leader Every Day

Leadership Listening

Meetings are expensive. Take a moment and add up the collective costs of all of the salaries of the people in the room. That said, not meeting can be exponentially more expensive for missed opportunities, poor coordination, or risks not being exposed. Most leaders have had more education on how to speak and make presentations than on listening. What a waste, … Continue reading Leadership Listening