The Complete Leader faculty member Justin Foster talks about the competency of interpersonal skills for leaders – how it needs to be “activated” and how to go about this.
By Justin Foster, Strategy Magazine, October 2015
As part of our approach to helping leaders develop their personal brands, we have our clients send out a five-question brand perception survey to 15 to 20 people in their circles of influence. Similar to 360 surveys, our survey helps provides data and insights on how a person is perceived by others. A new client recently sent her survey out and received this response from a friend: “What?? You’re a brand??” Read More
Plus a Quick and Healthy Smoothie Recipe.
Jiji Nair has always been interested in the human body and using natural, holistic remedies in the healing process. Jiji studied homeopathic medicine in her native India before moving to the U.S., getting a Masters in Human Nutrition and becoming a certified health and wellness coach.Read More
By Emily Soccorsy and Justin Foster, AllBusiness, August 2015
There comes a point in the leadership of every privately-held company when the owner is forced to relinquish a healthy amount of control in order for the company to grow–or continue controlling everything and stagnate. Read More
The Importance of Understanding and Evaluating Others for Success
To be a high-performing leader, it is important to understand what it means to lead others. In order to do that effectively you have to be able to lead yourself and to think clearly, but your ability to understand and evaluate talent in the right way, and then organize that talent within your company, is going to be a major factor in your success.
By Ranjit Nair, allBusiness, August 2015
Doing begets learning. Study after study has shown that the most effective way to retain training is to put it to practical use right away. Yet the pace of competitiveness often leaves little time for training, and even less time for training that doesn’t produce results. Read More
Interview with Andy Johnson, PsychologyToday.com, August 2015
Introverts, take the lead! So urges Andy Johnson, the introvert, leader, executive coach, and licensed counselor who wrote Introvert Revolution: Leading Authentically in a World That Says You Can’t. Johnson is leading the charge to eradicate the bias against introvert leadership. In this first installment of a two-part series, he sheds light on the plight of the introvert leader.Read More
By Skip Hall, Fast Company, July 2015
Most of us have done it—stayed in a job so long we started getting complacent, or worse. Then there’s the reverse problem—leaving a job too early and ending up with something that isn’t what we hoped for.Read More
Identifying the Signs of Stress and What to Do About It
The only way to combat stress is to recognize it early, and to implement a plan to correct it. Are you or your team members experiencing stress? Here are some of the most common signs of stress:Read More