11 Ways Brand-New Managers Can Build Rapport With Their Team

Starting a new job is hard. Starting a new job as a manager where you’re expected to lead a team is an even greater challenge. As you get used to the new company and environment, you also have to build trust and rapport with your new team.  Click to gain insights and tips from 11 Forbes Coaches Council members who share their …

Forget Finding Your Purpose in 2020… Find This Instead

Finding your life’s purpose is a rewarding and fulfilling experience. The problem is, most people get stuck trying to find it and give up. Instead, find this to easily bring meaning, fulfillment, and joy into your life. Every new year feels like a fresh start, teeming with possibility and opportunity. This could very well be my best year yet! As an international Executive Coach …

5 Simple Steps To Giving Feedback People Actually Listen To, According to an Exec Coach

A critical 21st century success skill for leaders is to be able to communicate and provide feedback effectively. Barbara’s cheeks were burning red. Her heart rate was galloping, ready to jump out of her chest. Her palms are sweaty, clammy, and cold. She could barely hear what the looming figure standing in front of her was saying. That’s because Barbara’s …

LEVEL-UP-YOUR-LEADERSHIP-CISCO CTO MONIQUE MORROW TECH FOR GOOD PART II

Ep. 15: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Future of Tech (Part II)

So many fascinating anecdotes, we had to create a Part II Click here to listen to Part I of this two-part series: Episode 14: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech To Do Good (Part I) A quick refresher on Monique Morrow: She is a former CTO at Cisco and the current President at two tech start-up firms based …

Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech to Do Good

Ep. 14: Former Cisco CTO Monique Morrow on Using Tech To Do Good (Part I)

Monique Morrow Knows Tech Monique Morrow is a former CTO at Cisco and the current President at two tech start-up firms based in blockchain. She is the President and Co-Founder of The Humanized Internet, a non-profit organization focused on providing a digital identity for those individuals most underserved. She is also the President of The VETRI Foundation, whose mission is …

Ep. 13: The Future of Marketing is AI + Humans with Peter Metzinger

Peter Metzinger Knows Marketing PETER METZINGER is the Owner & Managing Director of Business Campaigning, a strategic consultancy specializing in «impossible missions» in branding, marketing, and communications. He’s also the co-founder of evAI Intelligence, helping companies develop tailor-made Artificial Intelligence solutions. Peter’s trademarked business campaigning® model was used at the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Open Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In …

Ep. 12: How To Be An Agile Leader

Who Is An Agile Leader? How do charismatic leaders like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk capture an audience? Hint: it’s not by getting up on stage and talking about their own wants and needs. No, the secret to great leadership is this: great leaders understand their audience (employees, peers, bosses) and speak to their audience’s needs. In other words, Steve …

Ep. 11: How To Be Truly Authentic

Can You “Do” Authenticity Wrong? Yes! If you’re using “authenticity” as an excuse for justifying your bad habits and behaviors, then you’re definitely misusing it. Authenticity is not about sharing or acting on every thought that comes into your mind. Authenticity is not about trying hard to be unique among a crowd of people. Authenticity is not justifying thoughtlessness by …

Ep. 10: How To Make Succeeding At Your Goals Look Easy

Why Goal-Setting Usually Doesn’t Work Do you ever have that panicked feeling of being overwhelmed by a mounting to-do list or is that just me? Where do I start? What’s the next step? Agh! In this episode of Level Up Your Leadership, I break down for you three easy steps to goal setting that bring about clarity and an easy …