Often during classes or coaching sessions, people ask me how to draw the line between taking ownership and taking over. Tune in to this week’s podcast to learn how. This week's corresponding blog post is, It Must Be Somebody's Fault, you can read it here: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/03/26/it-must-be-somebodys-fault
The best definition of luck that I’ve heard is when you’re prepared and opportunity knocks!
So although we can’t control everything in life, we can do our best to prepare and be open to opportunities. And then there are those who use their bad luck as an excuse… a long-time client of mine in the architectural field was asking me about when people use luck as an excuse, and how damaging it can be, and he never knows how to respond. Listen to this week’s podcast for how to respond when people use ‘bad luck’ as an excuse. http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/03/17/are-you-leaving-it-up-to-luck
Most of us have been there, where we may have to earn someone’s trust back - or someone’s trying to earn our trust back. We all know it can take a long time to build trust, and only a snap second to lose it. There are many ways to lose trust as I shared in my blog: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/03/12/14-ways-to-lose-someones-trust. Tune in to this podcast on how to build trust back!
Last month in a Supervisory Skills training we were discussing servant leadership and a great question came up - that almost all the class wanted an answer to! This is verbatim from Jeremy: I’m pretty aware of my thoughts and emotions but my big question is - How do I control my reactions?
Great question, and such a great topic! Listen to this podcast for the answer.
Read the blog that goes with it: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/03/03/why-its-better-to-lead-from-the-bottom
Some of you might be thinking, well, if I get people to step up and act like owners, what’s to stop them from expecting to be paid like one? Listen to this week's podcast to learn how. You can head on over to the blog and read this week's tip, "The Secret to Getting People to Step Up." http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/02/23/the-secret-to-getting-people-to-step-up
A leader’s goal is to get a group of people to achieve results. The health of your team is paramount. Join Laurie for how to improve the health of your team. And for 10 telltales signs that your team needs TLC, read this week's blog: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/02/13/does-your-team-need-tlc
This weeks tip was on the top 5 reasons we're scared to death of public speaking, and I gave 5 things we can do to combat those fears. A question came up in my last Leading With GRIT class as to how this applies to other public performances, and, how do you handle it when someone doesn't like your performance? Listen to this week's podcast for the answer. You can read the full blog post here: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/02/06/scared-to-death-of-public-speaking
In this week's tip, I discussed the underlying thoughts, beliefs and expectations we have that play a major role in creating the results we are experiencing - in our jobs and life. I recently ran into a friend, she’s a VP of Marketing for a Rochester, NY-based company, and we got talking about this topic. She asked if I was worried that I might “let go” and then not be aware or mindful of situations that might warrant fear or caution. Listen to this week’s podcast for the answer. You can read the full article here: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/01/28/hold-on-loosely
In this week's tip, I shared the top 5 reasons your people can't stand you, and a few things that a leader can easily do to turn things around. A great question came up in a class recently about this. "Why should I have to take time out to make people feel good, when they should be coming to work, to work. It's not that I don't listen, but I'm not all touchy feely about it. We're here to do a job, why can't people just do it? I don't think we need to be coddling them so much." Read the full blog post here: http://lauriesudbrink.com/blog/2015/01/20/the-top-5-reasons-your-people-cant-stand-you
Laurie Sudbrink is the founder of Unlimited Coaching Solutions, Inc, and travels worldwide to speak, consult and provide training solutions to organizations. She is the author of the book Leading with GRIT, designed to engage employees and transform the work workplace into a more productive and positive environment.
In this podcast, Laurie introduces the principles of Leading with GRIT. You can find more information at LeadingwithGRIT.com or LaurieSudbrink.com.
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