The Attitude of Gratitude is a widespread sentiment on Thanksgiving Day and fills many hearts and homes with love for the relationships and blessings (small and big) we have in our lives. Even when we face challenges and adversities in life, it helps us see the blessings and opportunities in disguise. May this Attitude of Gratitude permeate your life and be a lifestyle, not just a once-a-year celebrated holiday!
Everyone has 'blind spots' and I am not talking about the 'blind spots' your obstetrician will talk to you about when you go for an eye exam nor the 'blind spots' you are trained to check as you learn to drive a car. I am talking about the 'blind spots' in our beliefs, thinking, and behavior.
As a leader, it is even more critical for us to be aware and actively take steps to avoid the 'blind spots' that can potentially destroy our leadership effectiveness and influence.
It is such an honor to be included in the Expert Panel of Forbes Coaches Council sharing the types of 'blind spots' that can hurt leaders and practical take-aways that you can start applying immediately.
Enjoy this quick but powerful read 14 Common CEO ‘Blind Spots’ That Result In Big Leadership Mistakes
As counterintuitive as it sounds, perfectionism can stifle our own growth and progress if it is left unchecked. But what is more dangerous is how a leader's perfectionism can negatively impact the entire team.
It is such an honor to be able to contribute alongside great Forbes Coaches and add value to countless leaders on this topic. With this quick read, you will learn 12 Ways Perfectionist Managers Can Stop Hurting Their Team's Performance.
Enjoy the read, 12 Ways Perfectionist Managers Can Stop Hurting Their Team's Performance, but more importantly take at least one of the 12 ways that resonate with you and apply it today in your life! Knowledge without application and reflection is useless!
Failure is not an end, it’s just the beginning - an opportunity to do it again, but differently & better! The best antidote to failure is action. Reflect on the failures and lessons you can learn from them, change and try again. Do it with childlike curiosity & tenacity - nothing will stop you then!
RESILIENCE IS ALL ABOUT ACTION - what we are actually doing even when we are knocked down by business failures, traumas, life's challenges, and results of our own mistakes and choices.
Focusing on the past creates Pain
Focusing on the failures creates more Failure
Focusing on the promising future creates Hope
Focusing on the steps we can take creates Success
Resilience is changing our focus from the past to the future by taking that one next step you know you have to take NOW.
Is it easy - NOT ALL
Is it painful - VERY MUCH SO
Is it worth it - ABSOLUTELY
Staying in the past failure and pain will only create more of it in the future
Looking forward with hope will only LEAD TO SUCCESS & SIGNIFICANCE
Even when we don't know what tomorrow holds, we always know what we can do today. There is no going back - FOCUS ON MOVING FORWARD & UPWARD!
What is that one next step that you know you can take and keep taking until you know more? Take that one...
"We first make our habits, then our habits make us." John Dryden
Did you know that habits form somewhere between 40% and 95% of our daily activities? This includes our thinking, our choices, and our actions. These habits eventually are transformed into tangible results.
So whenever you are not happy with the results you get - in life, relationships, and business - inspect your own habits. The field of behavioral science has given us a lot of insight into human nature and behavior. We are so blessed to be equipped with such valuable insight which makes it easier to replace the habits that don't serve us with the habits for success.
It is such an honor to be included in the Expert Panel discussion by Forbes Coaches Council sharing how to leverage behavioral science to replace unwanted harmful habits with habits that will help you elevate your life.
Enjoy this quick but powerful read: Leveraging Behavioral Science To Build Better Habits: 10 Expert Tips
As John C. Maxwell said “When people respect you as a person, they admire you. When they respect you as a friend, they love you. When they respect you as a leader, they follow you.”
Respect and trust form the foundation of great leadership – without it, organizations and teams struggle and collapse eventually. But it is the leader's responsibility to cultivate and develop that respect and trust through their words and actions - leaders cannot demand it, they can only earn it!
As in everything in life, we are not perfect and there are times we make mistakes - more unintentionally than not. It is such an honor to be included in the Expert Panel discussion by Forbes Coaches Council talking about the 13 Common Mistakes Managers Make those Alienate Employees which will lead to a lack of respect and trust.
Click the link to see the article: 13 Common Mistakes Managers Make That Alienate Employees
All successful leaders aim for high levels of productivity all the time, but that also has a tendency to increase the level of stress. Even though one cannot exist without the other, we certainly have ways to reduce the stress to be able to elevate our performance and productivity.
It is such an honor to be included in the Expert Panel discussion by Forbes Coaches Council sharing how we help our clients reduce stress while increasing productivity. Enjoy this quick but powerful read!
Please click the following link to read the article : 15 Strategies To Lower Stress While Boosting Productivity
Ever since 2015 when I became a John C. Maxwell Certified Trainer, Speaker, & Coach I have used numerous of his materials for first my personal and professional growth, coaching and training of many CEOs and leaders, team building and development - just to mention the few, both with adults and youth. My desire has always been that Maxwell’s transformational material would be available in the Armenian language to expand and help develop great leaders in my homeland and amongst Armenians around the world. Finally, I am so excited to see that one of the first John C. Maxwell’s books I read and trained with dozens of times with hundreds of people is finally translated into Armenian! I don’t believe in coincidences – God is opening the doors and positioning the resources for me to empower, elevate and enrich the lives of leaders around the world at an even deeper level. Hold your vision, keep working towards your dream, and in divine timing, the floodgates...
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