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Leadership Resilience:
The Will to Win

I’ve been writing about leadership resilience, and the steps great leaders take in overcoming setbacks and adversity. You don’t have to look far to see great examples (as I write this, I am thinking of all the leaders who worked so hard to keep people safe during this hurricane season!) As solutions are attempted, ups […]
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Leadership Resilience: The Best Action Plan

Are you a resilient leader? Do you use a method or process to overcome setbacks? I’ve been writing about leadership resilience and the steps leaders take in overcoming adversity. In his book, The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumphs (Portfolio/Penguin, 2014), Ryan Holiday suggests three steps leaders can use to […]
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Leadership Resilience: A Solid Foundation

I’ve been writing about leadership resilience and the steps leaders take to overcome setbacks and adversity. A healthy mindset takes the most prudent steps. You don’t have to look far to see leaders regard immediate action, any action, as a step in the right direction. This is faulty, dangerous thinking.
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Leadership Resilience:
The Right Mindset

Do you practice resilient leadership? Let me ask you this: When faced with a setback or crisis, do you have the right mindset to overcome adversity? In my last blog post, I outlined three steps leaders can take to defeat obstacles, manage crises and conquer setbacks, suggested by Ryan Holiday, in his book, The Obstacle Is […]
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Leadership Resilience:
From Setback to Success

How strong is your leadership resilience? As a leader, do you respond well in the face of adversity, looking for opportunities to go from setback to success? Responses to setbacks or crises not only test leadership character, they define it. Your reaction in times of adversity reveals your leadership effectiveness.
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Self Confidence, Mindset and
Achievement: Vital for Leadership

Leaders require mental toughness and resilience under fire. How do we develop self confidence in our careers? Since none of us are immune to mistakes along the way, how do we handle those so that we continue to build confidence without sweeping them under the carpet? It all has to do with mindset, that is, […]
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Leadership Is Changing: Are You?

As I read through the many comments about leadership and managing younger generations on LinkedIn, I’m reminded of that old French saying, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” The younger employees are different, and workplace attitudes are changing, but they’ve always been changing. (Image by digitalart, freedigitalphotos.net) Leaders and managers have […]
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Resilience: How to Manage Your Brain in Crises

As a busy executive, you manage people, yet the most challenging person to manage may be yourself. Stress and business crises happen all the time, and even more so to leaders. How can you manage your brain so that you develop resilience? I read a lot of business books, mostly on the people side of […]
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Executive Resilience: How Do You Handle Loss?

How do you react to failure? Ask any smart person working in a managerial position and you’ll get some interesting answers. Of course, it depends on the size of the failure, and how much error is your direct responsibility. But let’s talk about executive resilience and what it takes to sustain a long term successful […]
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Executive Resilience: Brain Training with Meditation

Have you ever said something you wished you hadn’t? It flies out and before you know it you’ve got a fire to deal with. It happens often enough. Some people are good at mopping up. Others not. Some people bounce back from skirmishes faster than others. Others hold on to things they’ve said or wished […]
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