Join us as we tackle the vital subject of leadership in the second part of our two-part series. This episode aims to help listeners navigate the intricacies of effective leadership by sharing our experiences and techniques developed over the years of running our businesses. We begin with the concept of engaging in honest and open communication, which sounds simple but is often a challenging feat in a professional setting. We discuss how open dialogue can help build trust within teams and share our experiences and lessons on being more comfortable with transparent communication.
We continue to unpack leadership by discussing clear expectations and effective communication. We discuss how setting standards and communicating effectively with teams can foster a productive environment. We then shift our focus to maintaining positivity in leadership, where we share techniques to reframe problems and foster a positive environment.
Listen in as we unpack these insights and share our personal experiences to help you improve your leadership skills.
- The importance of open and honest communication in leadership and its role in building trust within a team.
- Setting clear expectations for team members and how it contributes to a more productive work environment.
- The significance of maintaining a positive attitude in leadership and methods to do so.
- Techniques for reframing problems as challenges or puzzles to encourage solution-oriented thinking.
- The impact of celebrating small and big victories in fostering a positive and engaged workforce.
- Strategies for improving leadership skills and overcoming struggles associated with leadership.
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Books Mentioned in This Episode:
- The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership: A New Paradigm for Sustainable Success: https://www.amazon.com/15-Commitments-Conscious-Leadership-Sustainable/dp/0990976904
- The Measure of a Leader: https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Leader-Leadership-Methodology-Effectiveness/dp/1475967950
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MELANIE: Action Steps – I’d like to tackle all 3 of these at once!
- First I want you to come up with a current challenge that you’re having in your business, maybe it’s a cashflow rollercoaster like my client, maybe it’s too many internal emails like I’ve suffered from in the past…..
- And I want you to ask yourself 3 questions:
- Am I communicating honestly, and openly with my team about this challenge?
- Do we as a team have clear expectations around this challenge?
- What are 3 positives about this challenge? (It’s not always easy to see but they are there!)