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Sometimes YOU Need to Change

Sometimes YOU have to change! With the right tools and a targeted plan, self-awareness in leadership development can lead to the most powerful positive transformations. Learn how to overcome one of the most common stumbling blocks for healthy work culture and effective teams with actionable tips and insights. Dive into Nat’s story and uncover the journey to more effective leadership in the constantly evolving workforce.

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Help Them See You Differently

As the employee dove into the project, they approached it with diligence and determination, leveraging their newfound insights from the 360 feedback and the guidance provided by their supervisor and manager. They recognized the importance of projecting confidence and assurance in their role, especially as they led the initiative to develop a comprehensive communications plan for the departments undergoing the system conversion.

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TRUST & ENGAGEMENT: The Keys to Successful Hybrid and Remote Teams

High-performing teams have a high level of good trust. Fostering a culture of trust is not just a goal—it’s a STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE for success in the modern era. In today’s high-tech world, it would be easy to assume that people are well-connected. What challenges this assumption is the reality that while the tools are available, many people don’t know how to use them, and when they do, they are not using them in similar enough ways to be truly connected. Trust and Engagement are vital components of maintaining connection and promoting collaboration. Remember, trust builds engagement.

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Promotion Without Tools

Too often, promotions on the job come without the tools to be successful. Your new supervisors and managers need to know the HR pitfalls and how to navigate them when they arise.

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Not Knowing Your History Could Spoil the Future for Everyone

Understanding past relationships and contributions in shaping future outcomes: In a recent scenario, based on a recent turn of events, a seasoned strategist was called upon to navigate the complexities of strategic planning, only to encounter unexpected resistance from an unlikely source—the Executive Director. Despite the consultant’s years of collaboration and support, the Executive Director’s dismissive stance and hidden agendas cast a shadow over the organization’s future, revealing the unsettling consequences of unchecked power in leadership.

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Pinpoint Your Painpoint

Amid the adventure to become your best self, figuring out where to start can be like grasping at shadows. Resolve to embrace your unique strengths. You can turn your chaos into clarity, by eliminating one pain point at a time.

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Managing Priorities

Managing priorities means managing our time in such a way that we accomplish our goals and feel good about how we accomplished them, as well as the accomplishments themselves. Setting goals for myself is similar to the way I tend to support communicating an employee’s progress through the performance appraisal process. I don’t set a goal at the beginning of the year, walk away, and come back on December 31st to surprise myself with how well I did.

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At Phoenix Consulting Co, our mission is clear: to empower emerging and rising leaders to excel in an ever-evolving business landscape.

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