How Practicing the Art of Unlearning Makes You a Better Lifelong Learner

leadership mindset Sep 29, 2022

Do you consider yourself a lifelong learner? Most people think being teachable or a lifelong learner means you’re willing to keep learning new things, new ideas, and new skills.

That’s what I used to think. I was wrong.

Being teachable not only means...

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What’s the Secret Sauce to Interprofessional Collaboration?

You grow exponentially as a leader when you increase your ability to share knowledge that is timely and relevant across professions.  Avoiding interprofessional collaboration keeps you living in a bubble where you have solutions that fit you but perhaps no one else.

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How To Write Your Leadership Story with Hope

leadership mindset Jul 28, 2022

Life is difficult, painful, unfair, and unpredictable. When faced with difficulties beyond our control, there is an increased need for leaders to use their unique gifts and talents to uncover hope.

Sharing hope is an important form of indirect communication to move...

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Why It's Important to be a Leader with a Decided Heart

communication leadership Jun 30, 2022

The concept of a decided heart comes from speaker and author Andy Andrews in his book “The Traveler’s Gift", published twenty years ago.

A leader with a decided heart is one who is not just thinking about themselves but focused on the greater good.

Four...

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10 Lessons to Move from Frustration to Forward Thinking

mindset May 26, 2022

Today’s leaders need to hone their soft skills like never before. There’s nothing “soft” when it comes to soft skills development. In fact, soft skills are some of the hardest skills you will ever seek to acquire. 

In the USA, prior to March...

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Four Characteristics of Open-Minded Leadership to Create Meaningful Dialogue

communication leadership Apr 27, 2022

An effective leader should make space for generative dialogue. The word “Generative” speaks to the ability to produce, to originate. “Dialogue” comes from the Greek and translates into “meaning through words.” Putting the two words...

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3 Lessons of Growth in Paradoxical Leadership

personal development Mar 22, 2022

How can you, as a leader, take effective action on opportunities where there are apparent contradictions, yet at the same time balance one another?

We all live within frameworks of paradoxes that challenge our thinking. As simple becomes complex, being unaware of the...

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How Love Plays a Role in Your Leadership

leadership Feb 14, 2022

With Valentine’s Day in February, the theme of “love” is all around us. In your leadership role, you shouldn’t forget how love plays a part.

When discussing love in the workplace, I’m referring to the soft skills that are needed in your...

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Connect to Your Personal Purpose to Enhance Your Leadership Skills

Without purpose, a leader cannot flourish. Knowing and being able to share an inner purpose allows the leader to affirm that they are on this earth for a reason, they are connected to humanity.

Although your organization’s mission, vision, and values should be...

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Introducing The Art of Leadership with Nina Ellison

leadership Apr 05, 2020

In this podcast, Nina shares what she has learned as a leader with over 20 years of experience in advancing a culture of healthy leaders through the growth and development of the soft skills of leadership. Niña has seen firsthand the value and influence added...

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