Emerging leaders are more aware of their own insecurities than the fears that “natural leaders” hide from public view. Emerging leaders create bold confidence when they discover their Authentic Personal Leadership Style. It’s a “leadership confidence gold mine” they’ll harvest for decades to come. Women team leaders, female executives and women business owners have successfully used the proven tools described in this article.
A guaranteed recipe for leadership failure is to think your team’s success is about you. Your leadership success depends on how well you empower your direct reports and team members to meet goals they enthusiastically co-design because they are convinced those goals will ensure their long-term career success. Another ingredient to brew a leadership failure stew is to sidestep your duty to consistently monitor your own strengths and weaknesses. This article will help you identify some of your hidden assets and liabilities so you can enjoy the rich rewards that eventually flow to exemplary leaders, including the sheer joy of observing winning teams be ecstatic about their success.
Differences between the way women and men communicate and perceive the world not only sometimes irritate us in personal relationships, they can block professional success. How many of the following common gender communication differences have ever made you or one of your direct reports want to scream, scratch your head in disbelief or quit your […]
During winter Leadership Coaching Sessions, female leaders often complain, “Employee morale is so low on gloomy winter days! My team members and direct reports left for the holidays energized and happy. Some of them returned in January exhausted and crabby. Even some of my best performers seem difficult to motivate right now.” “A few people […]
QUESTION: I’ve never been in a leadership position before. How do I get my team to trust my leadership? How do I get employees to follow me? ANSWER: First, recognize that your fears are perfectly normal and understandable. Every leader and executive I’ve coached during the last 12 years, even executives who have taken extensive […]
Leadership job interview confidence soars when you know how to overwhelm your weaknesses with your strengths, transferable skills and authenticity. Women’s Leadership Coaching will help you clarify and present your mission, vision, values and passion.
QUESTION: I know I’m qualified to lead our team but I would be working for a boss who is consistently critical. The existing team leader has accepted another job, so the position is vacant. I’m not sure my skin is thick enough to report directly to a superior who meticulously scours every tiny detail, eager […]
Timing, documentation, performance reviews and negotiation skills are all critical to successfully gaining the job title and compensation you want. You also need to know how to educate top executives about the added value you provide. Use coaching to avoid hidden minefields.
Discover how to calm your inner critic and elevate your job interview confidence for the leadership position you want. The first step is to understand the value of your inner critic so you create Confidence Anchors you can use in all areas of your life.
QUESTION: I’m in a new leadership position. I’m excited about the opportunity for advancement, but sometimes I feel insecure about my ability to lead a team. I’m afraid I’ll fail if I can’t get people to trust my leadership.It frustrates me when I wonder why I’m the leader instead of someone else who might be […]
Entrepreneurs require sustained confidence. Avoid the failures of most start-up companies. Discover your true entrepreneurial personality, your potential for success and how to manage risks. A business coach can help you transform limiting beliefs while providing objective feedback and proven business-building tools.
QUESTION: I built a good company that was growing, strong and healthy for years. Now, after significant expansion, the company is stagnant. I’m having trouble with staff follow-through. Business volume is down. Sometimes I even have a problem keeping everyone on the payroll busy. Some of that is because the marketing team isn’t doing their […]