Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Four Most Important Words for Leaders

When working with businesses, one of the most common requests I receive from leadership is, “How do I get more out of my people?”  Tom Peters has a series on You Tube called The Little Big Things. In this video he talks about the 4 Most Important Words for Leadership.

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Business owners, managers, and anyone in a leadership position would do themselves a great service and ask their team members on regular basis – “What Do You Think?” It goes far beyond giving lip service or putting out a suggestion box.  It is a sincere probing to discover how to best empower and motivate those who work for you.

I suggest to Tom and business owners that they take it to one more level and after asking, “What do you think?”  that they follow up with “Is there anything else?

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Podcast: Can Leaders Influence Hardiness?

Your ability to showcase leadership resilience can make a marked difference in your success regardless of economic climate or circumstances. DonnaLyn Giegerich joined 30 Minute Business Dig to share her experience as an expert in resiliency after managing a dual couple cancer diagnosis. She survived a 10-hour complex surgery for a four in one million rare Leiomyosarcoma cancer at nearly the same time her husband was waging his own cancer journey.

As an empowerment speaker and wellness coach, she will share how to become aware of your “hardiness quotient” and empower your teams. How resilient are you? How to you approach adversity? Learn the four managerial lenses that will ramp up your resiliency.  DonnaLyn will give you usable tools to help you push through challenges and achieve meaningful change both in work and life.