Nov 15, 2018 12:33:00 PM

Insight Seven: Owning the Time in Between

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Insight Six: Applying Productive Pressure

Pressure—by definition—can be a great thing. Applying pressure as a leader can make things move and create momentum.

But how much pressure is good pressure?

The right amount of pressure makes things go, and when applied to people or teams, it is...

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Insight Five: Love and Fear

 

In every relationship and interaction, even those that are at work, we are motivated by either love or fear. This may sound like an oversimplification – and in some ways it is – but its true.

Think about it.

Pick a recent difficult interaction...

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Insight Four: Follow Up and Follow Through

It’s the little things that matter the most.

Regardless of how quickly you ascend as a leader, or how important you have become, your choice to follow up and follow through on the commitments you have made signals to others that you remain a...

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Insight Three: When B+ is better than A+

No doubt, part of being a great leader is having a strong point of view, and confidence and conviction in your ideas. But the role that a leader plays in idea generation in an organization is interesting to think about. Some leaders believe that...

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Insight Two: Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There

We love this useful twist on a well-known phrase: “Don’t just do something, sit there”. Sylvia Boorstein, mindfulness meditation teacher and author, coined it (and even wrote a book with that title), and we think it’s a good way to encapsulate...

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Insight One: Moving from Judgement to Inquiry

Great leaders ask questions, and lots of them. Questions help leaders to skillfully discern between the good ideas and the great ones, and also help to identify possible pitfalls before they happen. It’s important, though, to distinguish between...

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