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In this ongoing series of conversations with gifted leaders I am exploring #LeadershipFlow in action. What is it? How does it help leaders navigate change and inspire others to reach for more?Richard Strozzi-Heckler, PhD has been a big influence on my coaching and my study of leadership, so I am ver ...
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When was the last time that you, as a leader, shared what you love about someone on your team? Now, I do not mean the standard “good job” or “thank you” kind of feedback. No, I am talking about a full-fledged, sincere, and honest opening up about what you really love and appreciate about som ...
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In our last blog we looked at Resentment, a powerful mood/emotion that is created by not accepting what is. This time, let’s look at the antidote to this toxic and unproductive emotion. Remember the scenario? It went like this: Something happened that you could not control and negatively affected ...
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We have all been there before. Something happens that you cannot control and negatively affects your big project; your boss responds with something unflattering about your leadership style and/or your ability to deliver; your whole team gets negative feedback from a senior leader about the missed de ...
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The fourth body disposition we will look at is the body of the Lover, the Amiable, the body of openness. This is one who strives to accept each person and wants the best for all. This is the body that allows individuals to open up and care about one another. In the body of the lover we see the follo ...
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There are many discourses which explore how we show up in our body.  Each has a slightly different approach but many explore the four basic body dispositions or styles, which we will examine in this and future blogs. As we start to explore how our bodies impact our leadership, a great place to begi ...
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Are you feeling frustrated with your job? Do you dread going into work? You might be standing on the slippery slope of burnout, or what leadership expert, Bob Dunham, refers to as the “Six Levels of Hell.” Here are some burnout clues you might look for and some thoughts on how to get out ...
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Recently I was facilitating a leadership program for a large organization and one of the participants was a newly hired employee whose father worked at the company. When I spoke with both dad and daughter at different times, they were both extremely excited that she was now working at the company. ...
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Self-Mastery, the key to #leadershipflowCROFT + Company clients develop a clear understanding of themselves and what is masking their authentic nature. Authenticity is defined as being true to one’s deepest convictions and aspirations and living a life aligned with who one should be. We he ...
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      I have been recently involved in deep transformational coaching of my body, via the Strozzi Institute. This work has focused on how I show up as a leader. As a result of the sessions, I have come to recognize the literal mask that my facial muscles have been wearing. This mask has been pow ...
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