Communication is the skill which many leaders and even organizations struggle with. Communication is what makes or breaks teams in terms of achieving peak performance or now. Despite a complex issue, there are three different common mistakes which leaders make when it comes to communicating with their teams.
If you’re in a leadership role today, you surely didn’t get there by accident. You have vision. You’re confident. And you’re at the ready to offer support and lightning-quick responses. But if you don’t effectively communicate these qualities to your people, how will they know you embody them? Frankly, they won’t. Despite leaders giving themselves […]
Being the boss has never been harder. Recent events in the corporate world, Hollywood and politics have focused negative attention on the kind of tough, demanding leaders who used to be valued for getting things done, labeling many as bullies and accusing them of fostering a “hostile workplace environment.” They are demeaned and called names, as society demands that they change their ways. But what if the very thing that makes them so abrasive is also their superpower?
Stephanie has been coaching attorneys and other professionals for the past decade – helping them navigate the profession, build their reputations, and develop their careers. Having been a prosecutor, judicial staff attorney, solo practitioner, magistrate, and law firm associate, Stephanie understands the dynamics at play in each environment. She has been successful in different settings and has been elected by her peers to serve the profession and the community at high levels.
We’re more connected on the job than ever before. Text communication, now instant and global, means we’re no longer constrained by time and distance. But as a result, our professional relationships and personal well-being have suffered. Despite the adage, business is personal. Yet communication has become fixed and faceless, easily misinterpreted, mismanaged, or altogether missed. […]