How to be a congruent leader

How to Be a Congruent Leader at Work

One of the topics I discuss in my upcoming book under self-leadership is the idea of leadership congruence.  In other words, are we who we say we are?  We may think we are a certain way, but how do we actually show up? And is that in alignment with the person we are and aspire to be? For example, I work out 6 days per week and others might perceive me as fairly healthy, but I struggle with eating well. I often lack self-control to make the right choices, or to exercise intentionality with what I eat. In fact, it’s a constant
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A relação entre a robustez mental e a liderança atenciosa

Estou muito feliz em divulgar que meu próximo livro, The Art of Caring Leadership: How Leading With Heart Uplifts Teams já está disponível para pré-venda na Amazon. Escrever este livro foi uma longa jornada – e ainda não acabou! À medida que eu fazia as alterações finais no livro, um tópico que tem sido muito importante para mim é como, em tempos sem precedentes em que tudo está de cabeça para baixo, mais do que nunca, precisamos cuidar dos nossos colaboradores e, ao mesmo tempo, ajudá-los a ter resiliência – especialmente para aqueles que estão sendo desproporcionalmente impactados pela crise concomitante.
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Resilience

What Mental Toughness Has to Do With Caring Leadership

I’m excited to announce that my forthcoming book, The Art of Caring Leadership: How Leading With Heart Uplifts Teams is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Writing this book has been a long journey – and it’s not over yet! As I put the finishing edits on the book, one topic that has been top of mind for me is how, in these upside down and unprecedented times, we need to care more than ever for our employees and, at the same time, somehow help them cultivate resilience… especially for those who are being disproportionately impacted by the concurrent crises. At first glance, “mental
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victim mindset

How to Eliminate a Victim Mindset

Backstory   I worked hard to eliminate my victim mindset. “Victim” is defined as (1): one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent (2): one that is subjected to oppression, hardship, or mistreatment. Over a year ago, I stepped onto the TEDx stage to share a part of my story of overcoming adversity and a victim mindset. At the time, I remembered seeing what I thought of as “victim” thinking on a large scale. Whenever I turned on the news, the story line was that this person or group of people did this thing, or could
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Light in others

Choose to See the Light in Others.

I had an interesting relationship with my grandmother. On one hand, she worked hard to keep me hidden from her friends in her Orthodox Jewish community given my brown skin. On the other hand, she was my biggest advocate, always pushing me to go to law school and be a strong and confident person. I was never allowed to go to family gatherings, but she and I enjoyed visiting the kosher deli when she visited me in Colorado. No photos of me lined the walls of her home, but mine were the only ones to be seen in her bedroom
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