Rank #1: The Sound of Leadership and of Management
Some ways of speaking lend themselves to more effective management. And some ways of speaking lend themselves to more effective leadership. This episodes explores those differences.
Rank #2: Leading Teams
Five questions your team needs to answer if they're all going to move in the same direction. Plus a four-layer pyramid that needs defining.
Rank #3: Communicating with Clarity
Expert communicators put up signposts so their listeners can follow them easily. Using these “frameworks” can distinguish you as a clear and expert communicator.
Rank #4: Networking
A crucial skill even if you’re in your job for life—which you’re not!
Rank #5: Gravitas
Gravitas is credibility that goes beyond titles or credentials. Without it, you can’t achieve The Look & Sound of Leadership™. This Tip will help you get it and keep it.
Rank #6: Performance Reviews
Six lessons for delivering meaningful performance reviews.
Rank #7: Sounding Well-Spoken
Rank #8: Ask for What You Want
Give yourself permission to ask without apology or fear.
Rank #9: Personal Branding
Each one of us has a personal brand. Every day we reinforce our brands consciously or unconsciously. The tools in this episode will help you craft your brand with intention.
Rank #10: Building Emotional Intelligence
Companies invest in developing Emotional Intelligence (EQ) because its presence improves performance. EQ has four steps. Here is number one. 04/04/13
Rank #11: Self-Awareness & Self-Management
Leaders who are technically gifted leaders are often less gifted when managing their relationships. To avoid derailing—and to have healthy relationships—leaders need the two skills addressed in this month’s podcast.
Rank #12: Perception Is Reality
Accepting how others see you can be a struggle. Until you can, you may not seem ready for the next step in your career.
Rank #13: Smiling—The Look of Leadership
Your smile can be a credibility builder or a credibility killer. How is your smile working for you?
Rank #14: Leadership versus Management
Are leadership and management really different? And does it matter? This month’s coaching conversation explores what separates leadership from management. And what connects them. And why it matters for you and the people you lead.Are leadership and management really different? And does it matter? This month’s coaching conversation explores what separates leadership from management. And what connects them. And why it matters for you and the people you lead. If you're interested in related episodes, you can search the archive under "Leadership" and/or "Management Skills." Those are at:https://essentialcomm.com/tag/leadership/ and https://essentialcomm.com/tag/management-skills/ Five specific episodes you can listen to are Building Empathy Dynamic One-on-Ones How Teams Fight Taming Meetings The Voice of Authority During the episode, three lists are built. Here they are: Leadership behaviors: Motivating Aligning Recognizing patterns Creating visions and strategies Management actions: Staffing Budgeting Controlling Measuring Problem solving Relationship skills: Strong, positive networks The ability to persuade Having influence Using emotional intelligence The thought leader about leadership versus management is John Kotter from Harvard Business School. He has many books and articles that explore this topic in depth.
Rank #15: Coaching Your People
Helping develop your people is a win for everyone. But developing people is quite different from managing people: developing people requires you to be a coach. Here’s how.
Rank #16: Three Words You Should Never Say
Want to boost your credibility? Stop saying these words.
Rank #17: Holding People Accountable
Rank #18: Three Little Phrases with Big Impact
Phrases to keep people listening to your data and to get people to comply with your decisions.
Rank #19: Managing Up
We all want bosses who are sensitive to our needs. But savvy players know we need to manage our bosses at least as much as they manage us.
Rank #20: Sorting and Labeling
The communication tool that will set you above the rest.