I spent last weekend immersed in a course entitled “Get Out of Your Own Way” that has me feeling recharged and invigorated about life. Having a different perspective of expanding on who I am inspires me and taking fear, that shows up in my life, along for the ride feels empowering.
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I saw the movie, Iron Lady, a while back and it gave me a different perspective of Margaret Thatcher as a woman. She was a wife, a mother, AND a political leader. She was strong, certain and determined.
As a new leader, it is so exciting to be heading off to your first major conference. You will be interacting with other leaders in your industry, perhaps from all over the world! You are bound to be a bit nervous although also looking forward to making connections. And of course, you definitely want to make a good first impression.
Knowing there are twenty-four hours we get in a day, it is essential to think of the hacks that will provide you with more of what you need. This requires discipline in blocking time to think!
David Allen, a productivity consultant who is best known for his book, Getting Things Done said, “The problem isn’t time… it’s space.”
Albert Einstein said, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.”
I believe the same idea applies to achieving your goals.
“I’m going to speak candidly.” That’s a signal to expect a transparent and impartial message—without judgmental undercurrents. Candour, delivered with care, is a skill leaders can use to add value and gain respect.
Pausing often gets a bad rap even though it can help you avoid embarrassing moments! Leaders often describe it as a weakness rather than strength. Like many things in life, it depends on your perspective.