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Successful leaders focus on the natural talents and innate talents of individuals and reinforce them with positive feedbakc.

Where’s Your Focus?

“There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way.” Harriet Lerner Where’s your focus? If you are frustrated by what people are not doing, focus on what they are doing and see how you can

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earning and maintaining respect is not for the faint of heart quote by bobbie goheen

Leadership Cred: How Are You Earning It?

“One of the most prestigious accomplishments a leader can earn is the genuine respect of the people they serve” Bobby Compton Leadership Cred: Earning and maintaining respect is not for the faint of heart. Not all bosses can lead. And leaders seldom boss. People willingly follow someone they respect. Earning

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When you trust your voice you help others discover and trust theirs. Bobbie Goheen the Leaders' Coach

Building Trust in Yourself and Others

Building trust is vital to leadership. Leaders are dealing with doubts, fears and uncertainty of decisions and emotions every day. In a time of great unrest and change, having solid core skills to combat doubt and uncertainty, which erodes the trust, is essential. Eight skills to develop to keep strong:

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10 Practices for Better Communications

Improve Your Communications In an increasingly dynamic and complex world a successful leader is distinguished by the ability to communicate well, across a variety of mediums. Here are 10 practices to improve your communications: 1. Embrace conflict. When there is tension, acknowledge it and seek to understand the situation and

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The Gifts of Speaking Your Truth

Speaking your truth creates growth and expanded momentum. What I have observed in others and myself is that from the courage to speak one’s truth, no matter how different or roughly framed it comes out, new insights and from them, new growth result. When leaders feel safe to share their

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Leadership requires you to see the greatness in others

How Leaders Develop Other Leaders

Leadership Development Leadership requires you to see the greatness in others and support them until their total abilities are unleashed. This is not easy and is often thankless work. That said, the moment you see another at their fullest potential is indescribable and deeply rewarding. Ten practices for you to

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Uncommon Leaders Seek The Positive

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” Abraham Lincoln Uncommon Leaders Successful leaders seek the positive in others and are able to attract and retain people, achieve results, and make the world a better place. Seeking the positive does not make you

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How To Be A Curious Leader

  A curious leader knows that “curiosity is the gateway to opportunity.” Both personal curiosity and that inspired and encouraged in others. Not the intrusive curiosity of the voyeur, snoop, busybody or idle prier. It is curiosity that is the gateway to opportunity. It is the curiosity that celebrates unfolding

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listen beyond what is being said bobbie goheen

Listen Beyond What Is Being Said

  Listen Beyond What is Being Said One great practice for today’s leaders is to listen beyond what is being said. Taking time to understand what is the truth of a situation creates solid results and earns the respect of others. Learn to open up conversation “by starting with the

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Successful leaders focus on the natural talents and innate talents of individuals and reinforce them with positive feedbakc.

Where’s Your Focus?

“There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way.” Harriet Lerner Where’s your focus? If you are frustrated by what people are not doing, focus on what they are doing and see how you can

Continue Reading »
earning and maintaining respect is not for the faint of heart quote by bobbie goheen

Leadership Cred: How Are You Earning It?

“One of the most prestigious accomplishments a leader can earn is the genuine respect of the people they serve” Bobby Compton Leadership Cred: Earning and maintaining respect is not for the faint of heart. Not all bosses can lead. And leaders seldom boss. People willingly follow someone they respect. Earning

Continue Reading »
When you trust your voice you help others discover and trust theirs. Bobbie Goheen the Leaders' Coach

Building Trust in Yourself and Others

Building trust is vital to leadership. Leaders are dealing with doubts, fears and uncertainty of decisions and emotions every day. In a time of great unrest and change, having solid core skills to combat doubt and uncertainty, which erodes the trust, is essential. Eight skills to develop to keep strong:

Continue Reading »

10 Practices for Better Communications

Improve Your Communications In an increasingly dynamic and complex world a successful leader is distinguished by the ability to communicate well, across a variety of mediums. Here are 10 practices to improve your communications: 1. Embrace conflict. When there is tension, acknowledge it and seek to understand the situation and

Continue Reading »

The Gifts of Speaking Your Truth

Speaking your truth creates growth and expanded momentum. What I have observed in others and myself is that from the courage to speak one’s truth, no matter how different or roughly framed it comes out, new insights and from them, new growth result. When leaders feel safe to share their

Continue Reading »
Leadership requires you to see the greatness in others

How Leaders Develop Other Leaders

Leadership Development Leadership requires you to see the greatness in others and support them until their total abilities are unleashed. This is not easy and is often thankless work. That said, the moment you see another at their fullest potential is indescribable and deeply rewarding. Ten practices for you to

Continue Reading »

Uncommon Leaders Seek The Positive

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” Abraham Lincoln Uncommon Leaders Successful leaders seek the positive in others and are able to attract and retain people, achieve results, and make the world a better place. Seeking the positive does not make you

Continue Reading »

How To Be A Curious Leader

  A curious leader knows that “curiosity is the gateway to opportunity.” Both personal curiosity and that inspired and encouraged in others. Not the intrusive curiosity of the voyeur, snoop, busybody or idle prier. It is curiosity that is the gateway to opportunity. It is the curiosity that celebrates unfolding

Continue Reading »
listen beyond what is being said bobbie goheen

Listen Beyond What Is Being Said

  Listen Beyond What is Being Said One great practice for today’s leaders is to listen beyond what is being said. Taking time to understand what is the truth of a situation creates solid results and earns the respect of others. Learn to open up conversation “by starting with the

Continue Reading »