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Emotionally Reactive Leadership

Emotionally Reactive Leadership

In an earlier previous post, called Decision Making Process, I compared leadership that stems from emotional reactivity (ER) to leadership based on a person’s level of differentiation of self. I would like to spend this week exploring how ER negatively influences a...

Decision Making Process

Decision Making Process

When life is calm and things are working, almost anybody can pass themselves off as a good leader. The true essense of a leader shows up when a crisis hits. In the past 3 months, we have seen a wide gamut of leadership abilities as the country faced the virus pandemic...

Restarting Your Life

Restarting Your Life

For the past 50 days, I’ve listened to a lot of people discuss the personal impact of the nationwide lock down. I continue to hear similar themes in the conversations. People are expressing their anxiety, fear, and hopelessness. This growing trend is important to...

Third Way Thinking

Third Way Thinking

Have you noticed a growing trend in today’s business? Many businesses are closed. Wait a minute, we’ve been told by the government that we need to close! This is true, many businesses have been shuttered as the country fights off this invading virus. Yet, there are...

Leader Meter

Leader Meter

Using the following question, keep track of the number of 'no' answers, and the number of 'yes' answers. As a leader, do you MOST of the time: 1. Rely on one person (manager, co-worker, employee, friend, spouse, relative) to provide support in the management of a...

Anxiety Ruins Leadership

Anxiety Ruins Leadership

Anxiety, what a terrible word. Even just hearing it can make people anxious about the fact they experience anxiety. When you are driving down the road and need to slam on the brakes, anxiety proves to be a life-saver, but usually anxiety just distracts you from being...

Overfunctioning and Underfunctioning

Overfunctioning and Underfunctioning

Recently, a client described how he was interacting with a team-mate. “I know my job, and I know what he is supposed to be doing. I just get so frustrated that he can’t finish his part on time. I find myself helping him. I tend to take those parts of his work that he...