Recent press by Leadership Refinery
WHERE AUTHENTIC NETWORKING AND EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE MEET
Deep and genuine personal connections are important in my work. It is a personal value that shows up as compassionate curiosity toward the people I meet. I hadn’t realized until recently how much of a reputation I had built among my peers for authentic networking.
SHOW YOU CARE: A GUIDE TO EMPATHETIC LEADERSHIP FOR LEADERS OF HUMANS
Languishing and flourishing — these terms have entered the mainstream consciousness as ways to describe our current state of being and where we might rather be, courtesy of recent articles in the New York Times.
HOW TO LEAD WITH EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE RIGHT NOW
An online quip recently caught my attention: “You are not working at home; you are living at work.” Variations of this quote and the sentiment behind it have been part of many leaders’ realities for the past year or more. While ...
11 WAYS TO ENSURE BUSY EMPLOYEES FOCUS ON CAREER GROWTH
Most business leaders walk a tightrope. They are usually busy heading up many projects that require a lot of their energy and focus, and yet a good manager is also expected to ....
12 TECHNIQUES FOR FOSTERING TWO-WAY TRUST WITH EMPLOYEES
Establishing two-way trust between employees and leaders can be an elusive goal, but it is essential for growing a successful and sustainable business.
GETTING THE BEST BRAINSTORMING OUT OF YOUR WORK TEAM
First, create an environment that is a psychologically safe space because establishing an atmosphere of trust is crucial. Next...
PROSPECTIVE CLIENT NOT A GOOD FIT? 15 WAYS TO LET THEM DOWN EASY
It’s always flattering when potential clients are interested in your services and eager to work with you. However, they’re not the only ones vetting to see if it’s a good fit. You also have to ...
WHERE BOSSES CAN FIND COACHING AND OTHER LEADERSHIP EDUCATION
There are more options than you might expect for leaders looking to improve their game. Assessments, peer circles and one-on-one coaching all can be valuable resources to build skills.
13 DIPLOMATIC WAYS TO DEAL WITH A MICROMANAGING BOSS
As a leadership style, micromanagement is typically not only ineffective, but also detrimental to the performance of the manager’s team. While being more involved might make bosses feel more in charge, sooner or later, ...
THE LEADER’S ROLE: HYBRID TEAMS AND CAREER ADVANCEMENT
A shift is underway – the arrival of spring, broader distribution of vaccines, a general sense of openness and momentum. The same is true in the workplace. Teams that have been doing the work of keeping the wheels on during the pandemic are starting to ...