Answering Post-COVID Work Arrangement Questions

I have created a form that you can use to answer the deeper, more important questions about returning to the office post-COVID. To do so, fill in your responses to the questions in column one. Your answers will point to the long-term outcomes you want to generate and the type of organization you want to…

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Are You Leading From Confidence or Fear?

There are likely times as a leader when you feel very confident in what you are doing. You have confidence in your skills, and those around you trust you. You cast a big vision for what you want to achieve, bring out the best in everyone, and deliver results that no one thought possible. Everything…

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7 Mindsets That Can Hold Leaders Back

This week’s video and tool provide you seven leadership obstacles and encourage you to think about the shift you need to make in order to address each one. Thinking through these challenges yourself and helping others complete the activity for themselves will go a long way toward improving leadership in your organization. Embracing the most…

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Compliance vs Commitment

If your people are performing based on commitment, that’s amazing. This is precisely the behavior you hope for and will help the organization deal with the next crisis or challenge. That’s a recipe for long-term success. If they are performing solely out of compliance, there’s a genuine chance that the behavior they are exhibiting could…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Step Up and Go All In

There have been numerous times throughout my career when I have chosen to step up and go all in. I can tell you that the experience was richer in each instance, opportunities increased, and memories remain strong.   Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership consultant. Patrick is an…

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How To Prepare For a Tough Conversation with Your Boss

Like any negotiation, successfully having tough conversations with your boss tarts long before you engage in discussion. Getting it right means that you work to truly RELATE to your boss’s needs, concerns, and interests. By RELATE, I mean that you follow my six-step process of Realize, Explore, Look, Ask, Think, and Engage Whether you welcome…

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3 Ways to Use a Tool

Tools are only helpful when they fix a problem or facilitate an improvement. Only then are they valuable. It’s with this in mind that Leddin Group creates and shares a new leadership tool every week. Over the last two years, we have provided leaders with well over 100 free tools. From the feedback we receive,…

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3 Steps to Aligning and Maximizing Your Roles

We often assume that the various roles we fulfill in life are naturally at odds with one another – to do well in one role, we must make a withdraw from another. That isn’t necessarily true. Look to align your roles with who you are as a person and you will achieve amazing and surprising…

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Meeting Team Member Needs

We all want to be valued. Use this worksheet to determine how well you are meeting those needs for your people. Write your team members names in the left column. For each person identify if you believe they are being seen, heard, valued, and acknowledged. In the ‘how do you know’ column explain why you…

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