Category: Leadership

Leadership Nugget: Navigating Team Success

Chuck defines Team Success as “a time or period when a team accomplishes an objective or a goal.” 4 Suggestions for Leaders to Help Their Teams Navigate Success Recognize and Celebrate the Team’s Accomplishments. “A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of

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Leadership Nugget: The Advantage of Social Skill in Your Leadership

This is the final segment of Chuck’s series on Emotional Intelligence gleaned from the teaching framework of best-selling author, Dr. Daniel Goleman. Review of the other 4 components of Emotional Intelligence: Self-Awareness Self-Regulation Motivation Empathy The final component of Emotional Intelligence is Social Skill. Chuck defines Social Skill as “proficiency in managing relationships and building

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Leadership Nugget: Strengthening Your Empathy as a Leader

Strengthening Your Empathy as a Leader  “Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large. But when we focus on others, our world expands.” – Daniel Goleman Review: Self-Awareness Self-Regulation Motivation Empathy:  the ability to consider the feelings of others; the

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Leadership Nugget: Emotional Intelligence and the Value of Motivation

  Chuck will continue to share insights from the teaching framework of best-selling author Daniel Goleman (“EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE”).  Chuck defines Motivation as “the drive to achieve” Two basic types of Motivation: Intrinsic Motivation – the internal drive to achieve Extrinsic Motivation – motivation rooted in earning positive rewards or avoiding negative consequences Some Benefits of

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Leadership Nugget: Emotional Intelligence and the Importance of Self-Regulation

Emotional Intelligence: The Discipline of Self-Regulation Chuck will continue to share insights from the teaching framework of best-selling author Daniel Goleman (“EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE”).   Emotional Intelligence (EI) can be defined as one’s ability to recognize, understand and manage their own emotions, as well as their ability to recognize, manage and influence the emotions of others.   Self-Regulation can be

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Leadership Nugget: Emotional Intelligence and the Importance of Self-Awareness

EPISODE 1: SELF-AWARENESS Chuck draws insights from the teaching framework of best-selling author Daniel Goleman (“EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE”) and other “EI” thought leaders.   Emotional Intelligence (EI) can be defined as one’s ability to recognize, understand and manage their own emotions, as well as their ability to recognize, manage and influence the emotions of others.   Self-Awareness is simply knowing

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Leadership Nugget: How To Build Resilience in Yourself and Your Team

Chuck defines Resilience as “the ability to bounce back and recover from disappointments, setbacks and failures.” Leadership Secret:  Resilience can be developed.  Challenging experiences can help strengthen our resilience.  3 Checkpoints for Building Your Resilience  Confidence Setbacks can shake our confidence.  The best teams maintain confidence in each other despite disappointments.   Leadership Secret: Work to build Resilience in

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Leadership Nugget: The Top 3 Causes of Procrastination

PROCRASTINATION Do you struggle with Procrastination? According to author Darius Foroux, 88% of the workforce admits that they procrastinate at least one hour daily.  In today’s Leadership Nugget, Chuck shares 3 main reasons for procrastination.  The Most Common Causes of Procrastination: Fear A Sense of Entitlement Perfectionism Chuck references the best-selling book, “Take The Stairs:

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Leadership Nugget: How The Best Leaders Increase Employee Engagement

Jim Harter, Ph.D., is Chief Scientist, Workplace, for Gallup’s workplace management practice.  In his February, 2020 article entitled, “4 Factors Driving Record-High Employee Engagement in U.S.”, Harter wrote: “Gallup has completed nine meta-analyses of the relationship between team engagement and performance over the past two decades. The most recent study included more than 82,000 teams in 230 organizations

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Leadership Nugget: Talent or Culture – Which is More Important?

What has a greater impact on the success of your team – talent or culture? Team Defined: A group of people working together (typically interdependently) for a common goal/outcome. Culture Defined: The manner in which a team goes about it’s work. Includes the team’s environment, ethos, values, processes, procedures, physical spaces, formality, acceptable teammate and

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