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  • feedwordpress 10:35:12 on 2017/07/18 Permalink
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    The One Quality That Will Make You Into A Great Leader 

    Many people have different ideas about what makes great business, great leadership, great influence.

    Some base it on results, profit or success, but after working with top performers and leaders around the world I’ve found that there is one aspect, one trait that makes all the difference in the world.

    It’s leading with a conscience.

    When you lead with a conscience, you put your values first; doing what’s right goes at the top of the list.

    Too often people make the error of mistaking data for wisdom, wealth for competence, logic for intelligence—and in the process values become inconsequential.

    But operating without a conscience limits your influence over others, and even over yourself. When you operate without a clearly defined sense of ethics and morality, you will lose respect.

    So what can you do to lead with your conscience?

    Operate from the inside out. Strong leadership begins with learning your priorities and values—being able to articulate them and walk through their implications. No one can excel or succeed without knowing who they are and what they stand for.

    Coordinate your brain, your mouth and your hands. When you’re working to make an impact on the world, people will be constantly evaluating the things you think, say and do. They will be watching you—and trust me, they will notice any inconsistencies between your beliefs, your words and your actions.

    Be consistent. It’s easy to stray from your moral compass when you’re distracted, discouraged, disenchanted. But remember that those are the times you need your inner guidance the most—and the times that your example will be the strongest, for good or for ill.

    Look for opportunities to exercise your values. Sometimes life and work provide ready-made opportunities to demonstrate your values. The rest of the time, seek them out—and encourage others on your team to do the same. Find appropriate ways to make resources available to causes and organizations that are dear to your team.

    Keep everything in alignment. In reality, there’s no bright line between your personal values and your day-to-day work life. Make sure your policies, your expectations of yourself and others, and your support all reflect your individual conscience as much as they do current HR practices.

     Close the gaps. There’s nothing worse than being in a place of power and being loud and wrong, brash and harsh, untrusted and destructive. If there’s any trace of such tendencies within yourself, work to close those gaps before they harm you further.

    Our everyday behavior at work and at home is where our conscience lies, where our lives begin to matter.

    Lead from within: At the end of the day, we don’t want to try to become people who are successful. We want to become people who have a conscience.

    Learn more about running great teams in my National Bestseller book:
    The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness

    After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.

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  • feedwordpress 21:21:45 on 2017/07/17 Permalink
    Tags: #aXSCHAT, Lead From Within, Twitter Chat,   

    AXSChat with Lolly Daskal Leadership Coach & CEO of Lead From Within 

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  • feedwordpress 10:16:37 on 2017/07/13 Permalink
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    Daily Two Minutes Of Greatness 


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    Lolly Daskal is the founder of Lead from Within, a global leadership, executive coaching, and consulting firm based in New York City. Lolly has more than thirty years of experience with clients ranging from Fortune 500 executives to government leaders, to entrepreneurs and nonprofits.

    Lolly is one of today’s most sought-after executive leadership coaches and leadership consultants, and was named a Top-50 leadership and management expert by Inc.com and was named ‘The Most Inspiring Woman in the World’ by Huffington Post.

    She has written thousands of articles and columns for a variety of media, including Inc., Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Huffington Post, and Psychology Today as well as a couple of best-selling books, the latest being ‘The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness’.

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  • feedwordpress 11:17:36 on 2017/06/30 Permalink
    Tags: Closing the Gap, Lead From Within, , SPRH   

    Closing the Leadership Gap Within Small Business 

     

    Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world.

    Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world. Her writing has appeared in, among others, the Harvard Business Review, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today.

    Lolly is known for having her clients produce exceptional results by getting them to understand who they are. She shares with us how she uses a mix of modern philosophy, psychology and decades of coaching and consulting experience to do this and why it sits at the core of her programs. She strongly believes that understanding who you are will naturally lead you to create your why, know who you can and cannot work with, understand how to implement advice from coaches and books and, even learn when to say no. She shares insights on the seven different archetypes that exist in all people and how best to leverage on each of them to fulfil your leadership potential and grow your small business.

    You can also get in touch with Lolly and find out more about what she does through her website and the following social media platforms:

    Website: www.lollydaskal.com
    Twitter: Lolly Daskal
    Facebook: Lolly Daskal
    LinkedIn: Lolly Daskal

    You can get Lolly’s book The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness here.

    Conference Highlight
    Avanti Entrepreneurs Summit
    http://avantientrepreneurgroup.com/Avanti-Summit
    New York, NYC: November 2, 2017

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  • feedwordpress 02:28:30 on 2017/06/30 Permalink
    Tags: EO Fire, Heart Based Leadership, John Lee Dumas, Lead From Within,   

    EO FIRE Podcast John Lee Dumas and Lolly Daskal 

    Heart based leadership with Lolly Daskal and John Lee Dumas

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