• How much do you trust your gut when a big, new opportunity presents itself?
    by Trevor Jones on 29 september 2022 at 17:00

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  • Discovering Your Personal Inspiration
    by Trevor Jones on 28 september 2022 at 10:30

    Understanding what inspires you to do your best work is one of the first steps in developing your leadership philosophy. As you begin articulating your leadership philosophy, the first place to start is leading yourself. You need to know why you’re excited to go to work every day. Why do you get out of bed every day? Because as leaders, we’re there to inspire and motivate the members of our team.  Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Be a Better Leader by Wagging Your Tail
    by Trevor Jones on 26 september 2022 at 12:00

    Dogs can teach us a thing or two. Have you ever thought about how to apply canine behavior to your leadership style? There are interesting approaches your dog would encourage you to try if you want to be a better leader. Today’s post is by Krissi Barr, co-author of The Fido Factor: How to Get a Leg Up at Work. If you’re like most Americans you love dogs. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • The Four Aspects of Leadership
    by Trevor Jones on 21 september 2022 at 10:30

    Internalizing these four aspects of leadership is a great first step in developing your personal leadership philosophy. When articulating your leadership philosophy, you need to think beyond the leader led diad. A lot of times we get focused on, “Well, this is how I interact with a person and that’s what leadership is about.” As a leader, you need to look at yourself more completely as an individual in a variety of domains. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • Avoiding the Pitfalls of Impromptu Speaking
    by Trevor Jones on 19 september 2022 at 12:00

      Speaking spontaneously can be a powerful way for leaders to communicate with their teams. But such spontaneity comes with many pitfalls that can derail the speaker’s message. Beware of rambling on, using inappropriate humor, and not staying attuned to your audience. Today’s post is by Judith Humphrey, author of Impromptu: Leading in the Moment (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.

  • When it comes to being coached, what kind of coaching do you prefer to receive?
    by Trevor Jones on 16 september 2022 at 17:00

    Our reader poll today asks: When it comes to being coached, what kind of coaching do you prefer to receive? I want a coach who only asks questions and I come up with my own answers 4.52% I want a coach who offers advice and suggestions on what the answer is 9.04% I want a coach who balances between asking and telling 86.44% Ask and Tell. Read the rest of this post at thoughtLEADERS, LLC: Leadership Training for the Real World.