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5 Ways to Prevent a Shaky Leadership Foundation

Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is this is your Monday Moment. The question is how do you prevent having a shaky foundation in leadership? There are actually five steps, and these five steps came from some inspiration because my husband and...

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The Hero Leader’s Journey

The Hero Leader’s Journey

The stage is set, the skies are dark, and a leader emerges, ready to do battle and become victorious, despite all the odds and with the help of unnatural forces. It is the hero’s journey. Not all leaders get referred to as heroes and likely few think of themselves as...

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3 Policies Leaders Engage in Times of Change

3 Policies Leaders Engage in Times of Change

Times of change are no longer a phase, but our new way of living, and the environment in which we’re all working. It is the kind of environment, one might add, less than easy to navigate, particularly when you consider all the human emotions in response, or out of...

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Time to Check Your Alignment

Time to Check Your Alignment

Take your car in for a tune-up and an alignment is often part of that process.  Left unchecked, your car may pull slightly right or left. You can easily course correct, but if you didn’t you could soon be going in the very wrong direction. In the office, tune-ups look...

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What Leaders Miss When They’ve Led There a While

Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. Still in the Wild West of your office this February, talking a bit about what happens when you are the new sheriff in town and you've settled on in and given a good surprise to everyone....

What if You’re the New Sherriff in Town?

Good Morning and happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment in what we might call the wild west. Sometimes your offices feel like the wild west, but on that note, what happens when you're the new sheriff in town? Now, there are three ways in which...

Doing the Job of Being the Leader

Good morning and happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. Let’s address, as we transition from the discussion of barriers to effective leadership, to doing the job of being a leader. It's more than a promotion. It's more than a title. In fact,...

How to Be Doggedly Persistent

Good morning and happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. I have a secret. You ready? Leadership is not always easy. This is information I’m sure you've discovered. And if perhaps, you’re newly promoted, it might be an ever-continuing rude...

Are Your Assumptions Fake or Real?

Good morning and happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. Let's talk about, since we're still in January, those barriers that stand in the way of most leaders becoming better. Last week we talked about Should-Gate and whether or not you're...

Are You Being Prosecuted in Should-Gate?

Good morning and HAPPY MONDAY!!!! So, so many have heard me say that in an audio, but not usually in video. Welcome to the 2020 video podcast Monday Moment format. We're glad you joined us. I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. In January we’ll focus on...

Leadership All Wrapped Up

Leadership All Wrapped Up

Wouldn’t it be so nice, and oh so convenient, if learning how to lead better were something you could put on your list and check off when finished? Many new skills, and learning how to master them, would be nice if they worked in that manner, yet part of becoming a...

9 Nifty Holiday Leadership Tips

9 Nifty Holiday Leadership Tips

Little learning is known to occur in the month of December as the holidays add a layer of stress that prompts more of a focus on mere survival. Yet, in the face of crazy times we’re all encouraged to enjoy, work still happens and leadership is still needed. And, in a...

Did They Seriously Just Call You That?

Did They Seriously Just Call You That?

Whether it’s year end or month or quarter close, tensions tend to rise when pressure mounts and task lists grow. For most, this combo reduces patience, increases frustration and let’s face it… can provoke a pretty flagrant use of quickly doled out names and labels....

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