In my latest article, I discuss the need to embrace Five Critical Disruptive Leadership skills that would help leaders survive and thrive in today’s challenging world.
As a performance and leadership coach, here are the top five conversation purposes in which I am normally involved.
When you have spent several decades on this earth you start to experience numerous Deja Vu or ‘where have I heard that before’ moments.
Don’t let the best you have done so far be the standard for the rest of your life. The above quote is interesting from several perspectives.
In working with business owners over the last 20 plus years there are numerous instances where people have been labelled ‘difficult’. My natural curiosity leads me to immediately pose two initial questions.
If you go into every argument or debate purely to justify your own point of view, then you have shut down the notion of alternative or possibility thinking which restricts the learning potential.
Essentially, we are relentlessly busy and time poor, or at least perceive ourselves that way. Giving time unconditionally to another person is therefore often a challenge.
In my view and experience, the initial response you should get from someone who is asking what you do for the first time is something like ‘that’s interesting, tell me more’.
How do you know you have done your best? If you don’t know the answer to that question, then you have no real basis for evaluating whether you have done your best or not.
From what well are you drawing your wisdom? Is what you are saying and thinking coming from a place of knowledge, opinion or somewhere in between?