Essential Actions for Professional Development & Career Growth Planning for Leaders in Higher Education

July 2, 2019 by  
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Neglecting your professional development and career growth planning? As a leader in higher education, you spend forty hours or more at work each week devoted to being excellent at your job. You attend to critical tasks, build teams, and execute much-needed changes that ensure that the department or organization you lead thrives. You pride yourself on achieving superior results as a leader, but are... 

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3 Pillars of Executive Presence for Higher Education Leaders

June 18, 2019 by  
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Whether you realize it or not, your executive presence as a leader in higher education is extremely important. In fact, your executive presence will likely determine how successful you’ll be in your leadership career. I specialize in helping higher education leaders develop a strong executive presence.  Let’s walk through the three pillars of executive presence and how you can enhance your... 

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Why Responsive Communication Skills Are So Important for Higher Education Leaders

June 2, 2019 by  
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It’s a fact: Leaders who are the most successful in higher education environments possess exceptional communication skills. In my more than 20 years as an Executive Coach for higher education leaders, I’ve coached hundreds of professionals on how to improve their communication effectiveness. One of the most important steps you can take to improve your skills is to master the power of responsive... 

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Managing Conflict in Critical Conversations: A Case Study for Higher Education Leaders

May 15, 2019 by  
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Note: This is the 3rd and final part of a 3-part Effective Communication in Conflict for Higher Education Leaders series. As a leader in higher education, you will undoubtedly face your fair share of conflict situations and critical conversations throughout your career. Your ability to handle these emotionally charged scenarios can make or break your career, which is why I’ve devoted an in-depth,... 

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4 Steps to Approaching Critical Conversations: A Roadmap for Higher Education Leaders

April 23, 2019 by  
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Note: This is the 2nd part of a 3-part series on Effective Communication in Conflict for Higher Education Leaders.  If you missed the 1st part of the series on Emotional Intelligence, you can read it here. As an executive coach for higher education leaders, I’m often asked to coach executives and leadership staff on how to improve their ability to handle conflict and conduct critical conversations.... 

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