Leading in tough times requires effective communication. This week’s leadership tool outlines 3 communication behaviors that you should embrace when moving through uncertainty: 1. Be proactive; don’t allow the story to overtake your message. 2. Be appropriately serious; don’t come across flippant. 3. Be open to feedback; don’t create an environment where people won’t speak…

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Host of the wildly popular Smart People podcast, Chris Stemp, joins Patrick in the lab to discuss having a panic attack at work, taking his career in a completely different direction, and the importance of understanding what motivates you. Patrick’s discussion with Chris reveals that Chris not only talks to to smart people on his…

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Jim Host is credited with creating sports marketing and changing the face of collegiate athletics. He’s also known for being a visionary who acts with integrity. Jim founded Host Communications, which pioneered collegiate sports marketing and production services company. In 2007, IMG acquired Host Communications for $74.3 million. Beyond forming and growing Host Communications, Jim…

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“Leadership is first, and foremost, a communication activity.” – Hackman & Johnson We’ve all benefited from the communication efforts of great leaders. We’ve also suffered through the pains of poor communicators in leadership roles. I’ve found that great leaders regularly make five communication choices. I invite you to review each, assess how well you are…

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Joining a new workplace, at any age, can be daunting! Here are 5 quick and easy workplace etiquette tips. Although simple, and seemingly straightforward, these 5 things are often forgotten or overlooked in the rush of beginning a new role. Read more in this article. Download a PDF of the 5 workplace etiquette behaviors perfect…

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Use this simple graphic tool to remind you of the 5 key communication choices you should make to be a more effective leader. Below is a FDF version to download, print, post, and share with others.  Read more about these choices here. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership…

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In the era of remote workers and overly full calendars, many of our workplace interactions are reduced to email threads. Regardless of the recipient, keep these 5 tips in mind next time you compose an email.  This tool is designed for you to print, post, and share.  You can read more about these 5 tips…

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