Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Five Steps to a Collaborative Leadership Team

Coming Together as a Leadership Team

Whether you work as a team of executives running a mid-sized company, a team of professionals serving on a board, or a team of managers in a start-up company, the way, the how, and the what of your teamwork creates an indelible impact on the culture and the organization you're leading. The team's impact is exponentially stronger than the sum of the individual leaders. And, if you would like to be on a high-performing team, the symbiotic effect of a positive, collaborative leadership team is the way to get there!

Let's look at communication, for example.  It easily makes sense that the mode you use to communicate with

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

8 Examples to Expand Your Success

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August - The Limits to Your Success

When you think about the things that may be holding you back, don't forget to take a personal inventory. Chances are, the reasons you may not have what you want, are your own doing. I can't tell you how often clients have a goal or something they want to accomplish, yet when exploring opportunities of new actions, they come up with a list of good reasons not to try the options. These "good reasons" are often based on beliefs or thoughts that they have, pertaining to the options at hand.

Here is a newsflash:  If you want something different to occur, you are ......

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Friday, July 09, 2010

5 Priorities for Results You Want

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MOVE Forward. Dispel the Assumptions!

Research has shown that to avoid getting the wrong results, we need to make sure that people aren't operating under faulty assumptions. This was revealed in a 2005 study of the Army OPFOR, a training brigade. The study makes clear, that despite the plan and knowing the tasks to complete a project, even when providing training, there are all sorts of assumptions that people make, leading to unintended results. Conclusions are drawn from the assumptions, which are then acted upon. Unfortunately, this ultimately keeps us from moving forward, because we don't accomplish the results that we seek!

This is particularly true when we look at the meaning behind messages, .....

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Tips for Using Passion to Get Action

Where is the Passion? Use it to Maneuver Around the Roadblocks

Passion is a very useful energy source that often gets overlooked in the workplace. It literally acts like a fuel to your engine. But, to use this fuel, you first have to know what it is. Then, you have to tap into it.

Passion comes from feeling strongly about things. They are things that evoke emotions within us and things that we believe in strongly. It makes sense then, that passion charges us energetically... We can also finds our passions in things that make us happy, things we feel optimistic or hopeful about, and circumstances where we feel compelled or pulled toward something. It's' not hard to believe then, that passion helps us get things done.

When clients come upon roadblocks, whether it is something in the ................ 

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Friday, April 30, 2010

Improve Your Influence With Two Areas of Focus

Influence - How to Impact Others When They Don't Want to Listen

It amazes me how often we are faced with interactions where another person, for all intents and purposes, does not want to listen to what we have to say. Maybe, if we think about it, we too, often do not want to listen to what another person has to say. As you are reading this, your mind may jump to a recent discussion with a family member.... Hold on. Think about a business conversation you had that didn't go as you would have liked.....

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Do you want to Build your Skills for Personalized Success

 Group Coaching Programs - Assessment and Skill Growth for Personalized Success

Finally, you can work with an Executive Coach at a fraction of the cost!  I have launched three, Group Coaching Assessment and Skills Programs! 

Here is the link to  Building Emotional Intelligence Skills to Support Your Leadership and Communication Goals AND Building Natural Talents for the Career of Your Choice are a highlight of important features from my in-depth individual coaching program, contained in a short-term, specifically focused, group coaching assessment and skills program - for just a fraction of the cost of executive coaching!

I'm so excited to be offering these programs because this is a great way for someone to try executive coaching with a small financial and time commitment, achieve tangible results, and learn more about themselves in a confidential environment, all with a trained, professional! If you would, please send the above web link and a recommendation to sign up, to your colleagues and loved ones. Remember, these 6-session programs are SMALL groups and will close once each is filled. If you or someone you know, would like to have an Executive Coach guide you through an assessment and building your skills to achieve your goals, at a fraction of the cost, here is your opportunity!

Don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

With Sincerity,

Nancy Schill, M.A., CPC
Founder and Executive Coach
Executive Intelligent Coaching

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Tips for Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

Tips for Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

When did you last think about, "The leader you want to be..."? Maybe it was when you were thinking about your goals for the year or, chances are, you may have thought about it when you saw someone artfully handle a problematic scenario or accomplish a difficult, dynamic project. What you were noticing - emotionally intelligent leadership! These are the leaders we most often aspire to be like and admire.

These days, it is a sign poor leadership, and well, just bad behavior, to run over, slash and de-humanize people as you're racing to scoop up millions for the company or climb the organizational ladder. That leader...

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

A Relationship & Information Series for Entrepreneurs 2010

For the third year, Nancy will be sharing valuable knowledge and working on skills with Austin's entrepreneurial leaders! She will be conducting hands-on workshops on the timely topics of emotional intelligence and coaching skills, both new, leadership presentations to inform and bolster leaders' influence and success.

RISE is an all free, conference supporting the Austin entrepreneur community.

Register to attend one of Nancy's workshops before all the seats are filled!

Tues. 3/2 at 10:00 Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
Thurs. 3/4 at 10:00 Growing your Organization from Within

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

How to Create the Professional Path You Want

Know 6 Things to Create the Professional Path You Want

When you're fortunate enough to be in the position to think about choosing your next job - not to say you can wave a magic wand and "presto", but to say that you're in the place where you can proactively start thinking about and take action toward creating your next role - how do you decide, specifically, what to do? Choices and options are a gift, when you know which ones are ....

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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Four Activities to Enhance Employee Engagement

Business leaders everywhere are thinking about their goals for the year - in light of the economic forecast and what they can do to get the most out of themselves and their staff. At least, they should be thinking about this soon.

What will this year's business strategy include? It is expected to take another year for the economy to fully make the turn to recovery. In other words, for many, finances will continue to be restricted as companies and employees hold on to keep their jobs and financial incentives aren't likely to be plentiful.

This year will a year to focus on improving employee engagement! If you're ...

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