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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...

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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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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....

When to Stop Being the Boss and Become a Leader

When to Stop Being the Boss and Become a Leader

Over the last eleven months, we’ve covered numerous aspects of leadership because leadership is…well, not a one and done behavior. Becoming a boss is an event. It’s a promotion and it happens and then you’re done. You’ve reached that next level position. Becoming a...

5 Reasons to Become a Better Leader

5 Reasons to Become a Better Leader

Promoted, but not prepared, describes many a leader, but the reasons differ. One leader gets promoted because of their skills. Another because of limited other choices. Some take a promotion, only to find disillusion in a position, not at all what they envisioned....

What to Do to Get it Together

What to Do to Get it Together

Even if we’ve not said it, we’ve all led team members, staff, or even volunteers, to which we’ve wanted to say just get it together. And the IT varies. Sometimes it’s their schedule or ability to follow it. Sometimes it’s their job and their seeming disinterest in...

Who’s Got Time for Leadership?

Who’s Got Time for Leadership?

Ever hear, or seen on Facebook, this phrase: Make time for your health or you’ll be forced to make time for your illness? Leadership is similar. Make time to improve it or you’ll be forced to find time to fire, interview, hire and visit HR. You may even be forced to...

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