Reading for Leading #13: Setting your intention

Setting your intention

Reading for Leading is a weekly leadership tip shared every Monday morning as a pithy suggestion, question or reflection. You can find the whole seriesĀ here.

“That’s not a challenge I can accept lion down…”
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Setting our intentions is something that we’re used to doing at transition points in our lives – in our New Year’s resolutions, in our marriage vows, maybe even in our annual review. But when did you last set an intention on a smaller time frame?

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Reading for Leading #11: Side-by-side feedback

Side-by-side feedback

Reading for Leading is a weekly leadership tip shared every Monday morning as a pithy suggestion, question or reflection. You can find the whole seriesĀ here.

Are you sitting comfortably to give that feedback to a colleague?
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Giving feedback to a team member can be a challenging experience as it requires us to be able to create a space for reflection and future improvement rather than shutting down discussion or provoking defensiveness.

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