Leadership

Waking Up With Ashton Kutcher

Also at the Qualtrics X4 Conference was Ashton Kutcher. I actually didn't know very much about him until he came on the stage started with his very intense talk. This man was on fire. He spoke about many of the injustices of the world, including child sex trafficking which is one of the organizations he… Continue reading Waking Up With Ashton Kutcher

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Leadership

Richard Branson’s Leadership Philosophies

I was fortunate to attend the Qualtrics X4 Conference this past March. There, Richard Branson was interviewed by the CEO and he was asked about leadership. "All a business is is a group of people." Humans that are coming together for the betterment of some kind of cause, whether to make money or help change… Continue reading Richard Branson’s Leadership Philosophies

Leadership

Empowering Others to Resolve Their Own Conflicts

Effective Communication and Understanding Emotions should really be taught in middle school and fortified in high school. I think that would solve many workplace problems. One of the benefits of having all of this training this year on communication and leadership, my peers around the office are all speaking the same language. We start to… Continue reading Empowering Others to Resolve Their Own Conflicts

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All The Strengths

It’s amazing how a test can totally describe you and also offer insights that you didn’t know about yourself. This is what I came across with the CliftonStrengths (StrengthsFinder) results. I’ve always been a Myers-Briggs girl, but seeing the DNA string of my strengths and knowing that there are more than 33 million order-dependent permutations… Continue reading All The Strengths

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Maintaining Credibility and Trust

In the Results section of the book, The Speed of Trust, there was some parallelism between what I’ve been learning with Leadership IQ in regards to having employees who get results and live the values of the organization and those that do not. In Leadership IQ, the “live the values” spectrum is based on good… Continue reading Maintaining Credibility and Trust

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Influence and Trust

Following along with my theme of trust for the second half of the year, I watched the Leadership IQ class on Influence and Communication. There was a lot of overlap between this class and the Third Core of Credibility – Capabilities, in The Speed of Trust, by Franklin MR Covey, which also ties into a… Continue reading Influence and Trust

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Providing Feedback

In the Leadership IQ training, I watched sections on providing feedback and giving performance reviews. I won’t get into the detail of the performance review process, but the overarching theme of both videos was to supply FACTS. This also ties back to the Crucial Conversations training I had and a random podcast episode that I… Continue reading Providing Feedback