Categorized: Leadership

10 Things that Require Zero Talent

Posted Date: May 4, 2016

Leadership lessons are everywhere. Recently, a graphic has been floating around social media titled, “10 Things That Require Zero Talent.”  They are simple leadership characteristics that you do not have to have an innate talent for, but can work at to build your leadership capabilities and get results. These ten words really resonated with me,… Read more »

From Routine to Impactful

Posted Date: April 20, 2016

In a recent conversation with a faculty member, he told me about his experiences trying to increase the collaboration between his direct reports. On a regular basis, he holds a lab meeting to make sure everyone is on the same page and to resolve any outstanding issues. This semester, he started trying to include more team-building exercises into… Read more »

Leading Self

Posted Date: February 16, 2016

During coaching sessions, coaches have to focus their attention on the team member’s agenda for coaching. At the same time, they need to be aware of their own emotions during the sessions and how those emotions might impact the person being coached. Coaches need to practice self-awareness and self-regulation, which are components of emotional intelligence. When coaches aware… Read more »