There are some pretty big reasons to be a more inclusive leader, according to Jim Hemerling, who outlined his points in a TED Talk titled “5 ways to lead in an era of constant change.” First, change is inevitable. We say it about the weather: If you don’t like it, wait 20 minutes. Change happens, [read more…]
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Balance is so important for us to be focused! What matters most to you? What is the most important thing you need to accomplish in your different roles each week? Take a moment, write these answers down and use this strategy for better balance in your life. Use this leadership strategy for better balance in [read more…]
Think of the exceptional leaders you know. Would you call them givers or takers? My guess is that you said givers. Adam Grant would agree with you. He is the author of my new favorite book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success. Adam divides the leadership world into three camps: Givers, Takers, and [read more…]
Marshall Goldsmith, one of the leading executive coaches in the country, did a fascinating study on satisfaction and happiness at home and at work. There were over 3,000 respondents in professional positions, split almost evenly between the sexes. The results showed an extremely high correlation between people’s happiness and meaning at work and at home. [read more…]
There are so many distractions! How do you break away from them? I’ve found this strategy to be extremely valuable, and I think you will, too. All it requires is five minutes each day. Having a strategic focus will spark your success! Please let me know how this strategy works for you.
By Ajeeta Dash, Guest Blogger for Benatti Training & Development A special thank you to my Leadership Coaching Client and Guest Blogger, Ajeeta Dash. Ajeeta recently was promoted to Director Translational Medicine at Takeda Pharmaceuticals and is part of the Translational & Biomarker Research Department. I attended a day-long workshop on “Critical Success Factors for [read more…]
When was the last time you asked for feedback from colleagues? Getting feedback is crucial to being an effective leader and it can be career limiting to not get the feedback we need. Often, however, we get feedback only from our manager and only at our annual performance review or when an issue surfaces. The [read more…]
I just got back from a three-day Leadership Circle Profile Certification class, which has been on my professional development / innovation goal list for two years. It was amazing! Leadership Circle has a unique purpose statement: We exist to evolve the conscious practice of leadership, to steward the planet, and to awaken us all to [read more…]
Spark your leadership by putting away the distractions! Give yourself the intention to really listen and focus on the message of a conversation. Beth Be Sociable & Share!
What is your Brand? Do you differentiate yourself from your colleagues? Do your unique strengths stand out? What would your customized logo look like? What colors would it be? You do or should have a brand! I recently facilitated 3 webinars in Cambridge, Massachusetts for Takeda Pharmaceuticals. My first webinar was: Discover Your Brand. This [read more…]