Leadership Congruence: Do You Walk the Talk? | Linked 2 Leadership

Does your boss walk his or her talk? Do you? Sometime’s ‘walk your talk’ is a little bit of a trite phrase, as is its cousin “practice what you preach’. Incongruence though creates distrust and disagreement, according to Patrick Veroneau, CEO of Emery #leadership Group. A foundational behavior in effective leadership requires demonstrating congruence between what one […]

Is hiding your own backstory holding you back? The Don Draper Problem: Root Out Your False Narratives | Michael Port

We’ve all sat through a speech or job interview and thought “something is off here” with your speaker or counterpart, “I’m not feeling comfortable.” We’ve seen what goes wrong when someone has been promoted and exaggerates their accomplishments to impress new colleagues. We regularly read stories about highly qualified applicants for head #coach or executive […]

Getting Coached Is Catching On | Personal Branding Blog – Stand Out In Your Career

Isn’t it time you beat the traditional recruitment process? One of the most basic rules in economics deals with supply and demand. Today’s job market certainly has a significant supply: 13.9 million people looking for jobs. But demand has been meager for the past several years; it probably will continue to be for the near future; […]

Is Empathy any use?

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Are you brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. We’ve all heard how we need to be more empathetic with others, to truly understand what it is like to walk a mile in their shoes. But what is it and is it actually any use? em·pa·thy “the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.” Dictionary.com So what […]