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Your Silence Speaks Volumes: Speak and Lead Proactively

Your Silence Speaks Volumes: Speak and Lead Proactively

 

How you communicate as a leader is critical. There’s nothing new in that. However, what I’m finding more frequently is that leaders aren’t appreciating how loudly their silence speaks to their teams and what their silence says about their leadership. Whether it’s a company president, director of regional sales, or a team lead, leaders are staying silent too often. Their silence is not motivated by a fear of crossing a line on political correctness. Their silence is instead driven by a fear of unintentionally influencing their team’s thoughts or behaviors, and potentially stifling their team’s ability to take on new challenges. So instead, they say and do nothing.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on March 23, 2021 in Leadership Development and tagged , , , ,

 

What Leaders Need to Do Now

What Leaders Need to Do Now

 

Given the challenging times we are experiencing, those leaders who are realizing success with their businesses, organizations, associations, and memberships, are those who are doing three things intentionally

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on January 26, 2021 in Leadership Development and tagged , ,

 

What Happens When a Leader Spells Team with an ‘I’?

What Happens When a Leader Spells Team with an ‘I’?

 
We’ve all heard the old saying, “There is no ‘I’ in team.” When you hear it, you probably want to roll your eyes as you think to yourself, “Ugh! That’s so cliché and corny!” Yeah, well I felt the same way too until I recently experienced a board chair figuratively spell the word team with an 'I' at least six times during a board meeting. During that one board meeting, I observed 16 highly-experienced, professional, and articulate board members shrink from their responsibilities and limit their individual input, questions, and concerns. Why?

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on November 17, 2020 in Leadership Development and tagged , , ,

 

Do You Like the Person and Leader You’ve Turned Out to Be?

Do You Like the Person and Leader You’ve Turned Out to Be?

With so many challenges facing our families, schools, communities, businesses, healthcare and governmental institutions, the responsibilities on us as parents, professionals, and leaders have grown dramatically. And there’s no end in sight. As leaders, how we address our challenges speaks volumes about us as people and as leaders.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on October 20, 2020 in Leadership Development and tagged , , ,

 

Remote Work Environments Aren’t Fair

Remote Work Environments Aren’t Fair

Shifting to a remote work environment permanently for the foreseeable future has become a reality for many organizations. The rapid shift to remote work occurred because of the pandemic. It was a necessary response to a crisis situation that occurred quickly and without much warning. Because of that, we and our team members quickly found ways to do our jobs from our dining room tables with kids, dogs, and doorbells in the mix. It’s what we needed to do in the face of a crisis. We accepted the challenges, frustrations, and extra work as ‘just what we needed to do’ to do our jobs.

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Posted by Liz Weber CMC on July 28, 2020 in Leadership Development and tagged , ,