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  • How To - Stop Procrastinating

    Procrastination plagues many of us. In fact, research suggests that around 25% of people have procrastination as a defining personality trait. But whether you procrastinate all the time or just every so often, I’m sure you would love to procrastinate a little less. Learn some practical steps to try.

  • How To - Share Bad News

    It's difficult to share bad news well. People have a tendency to "shoot the messenger" - placing the blame for the bad news on the person sharing it, and then avoiding that person. But there are simple steps we can take when sharing bad news.

  • How To - Build Hope

    The concept of hope captures the human imagination. It's more than just optimistic thinking. Research demonstrates that we can build hope for ourselves and our teams. In this video we explore the research and share four ways a leader can build hope for themselves and others.

  • How To - Apply the Four Skills of Leading in a Crisis

    As we read the news it seems like there is a new crisis every week - fires, floods, earthquakes, financial mismanagement, and international tensions. And we also face crises at work as well. In this video we explore four skills that effective leaders show during a crisis.

  • How To - Rid Yourself of Impostor Syndrome

    Impostor syndrome is the fear of being exposed as a fraud. Thinking that we lack the capability necessary for the challenges we face, and are only avoiding being found out through hard work and luck. In this video we explore nine ways to rid yourself of impostor syndrome.

  • How To - Explore Your Untapped Potential

    Our boundaries are not fixed, rather they are there to be tested and expanded. In this video we explore how the Johari Window provides a useful starting point for understanding how to explore our untapped potential.

  • How To - Say No While Remaining Helpful

    Being able to say "no" is a key part of being an effective leader. But how do we do it and still remain helpful? In this video we share two tips that will help.

  • Interview - Dr Alexa Chilcutt

    In this conversation, Dr. Alexa Chilcutt discusses the importance of executive communication and public speaking skills. She explains that anxiety around public speaking stems from the fear of being judged and evaluated. However, she emphasises that with practice and a clear process, individuals ...

  • How To - Boost Your Confidence Through Action

    Confidence is just about how we feel. If we want to feel more confident, we need to take confident action. Learn more about what holds us back and what we can do about it.

  • How To - Make a Great Leadership First Impression

    People make rapid judgements about our leadership capability. Here's how we can ensure we make a great leadership first impression.

  • How To - Tame Your Limiting Thoughts

    We all have automatic limiting thoughts that can reduce our confidence and effectiveness. In this video we explore five ways to retrain your inner critic.

  • How To - Increase Psychological Safety

    Psychological safety isn't about being comfortable - it's about creating an environment where people can be confident trying new things, making the occasional mistake, and learning new skills. In this video we explore two leadership styles that help build an environment of psychological safety.

  • How To - Tackle Conflict Head On

    Most people think of conflict as negative and something to be avoided. But in a diverse workplace, conflict is inevitable and can be productive. Take time to review these tips for tackling conflict head on.

  • How To - Push Through the Discomfort of Learning

    Trying something new can feel awkward. We can quickly discover just how much we don't know. It can be tempting to give up. But there are benefits to pushing through the discomfort.

  • How To - Appear Less Nervous In Meetings and Interviews

    Interviewers place a strong emphasis on perceptions of nervousness. But there are practical steps we can take to appear less nervous in meetings and interviews.

  • How To - Boost First Impressions on Zoom

    Research demonstrates the background we choose for video calls has a significant impact on how trustworthy and competent we appear. In this video we explore how to boost your first impressions on a video call in three simple ways.

  • How To - Lead Through a Crisis

    When you’re in leadership for long enough you discover that crises are inevitable. In this video we look at five ideas to help you lead through a crisis.

  • How To - Be More Courageous

    Whether it's speaking up in meetings, taking on challenging projects, or navigating uncertain situations, courage plays a pivotal role at work. In this video we explore how to be more courageous at work.

  • How To - Maintain Composure Under Pressure

    It’s common to experience stress at work and then struggle to perform at our best. We might even react in ways we regret later. In this video we explore how to maintain composure under pressure. Explore the Harnessing Your Emotions 5 Day Challenge for more - https://leadershiptoday.vhx.tv/challen...

  • How To - Transition Into a New Role

    Starting a new job can be exciting and terrifying at the same time. We are often keen to deliver results quickly, but taking action too soon can sometimes backfire. In this video we explore how to transition into a new role. You can find the Leadership Practices Assessment and videos here - https...

  • How To - Stay Optimistic

    Optimism is pretty easy when things are going well. This week we explore how to stay optimistic, even in challenging situations.

  • Masterclass - Rid Yourself of Impostor Syndrome

    Ever felt like a fraud? The fear that one day someone will point out that you actually have no idea what you're doing? Impostor syndrome is surprisingly common, particularly amongst those who aim high and keep developing. But self-doubt can put limits on our ability to make progress, achieve our ...