Effective Leadership: The Power of Choice

Each choice we make, however small, impacts our path through life. Some decisions are cut-and-dry, but many are complex and have big implications. Do we take time to fully grasp the more strategic ramifications of each decision? Too often, we make expedient decisions to fix the immediate issue facing us, but don’t “stop, reflect and choose,” assessing longer-term impacts and thinking through a better response.

In our recent blog, co-founder and managing partner Susan Robertson explores the value of being mindful, taking a few seconds to reflect and consciously choose a course of action. She also offer tips you can take to rewire your brain to naturally “respond” rather than “react.”

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Workplace Teams. It’s hardly the Game of Thrones.

Have you felt that you don’t have enough time for team-building activitiesdevelopment?  YYet you realize your team could operate more effectively, by eliminating uncoordinated behavior and inter-unit competition, even if the culture doesn’t approach the toxic levels of Game of Thrones slashing and burning. 

In this article, managing partner Jon Patton shares why some methods don’t work and outlines a productive way to get at the real issues and advance your business.

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The Deceptive Bliss of Ignorant Leadership

As a leader, you have leverage.  Your actions have consequences.  If you are unaware of the motivations behind your actions, you may find it difficult to adapt your behavior to motivate others to achieve better outcomes. These unconscious drivers are in control if you ignore them. This makes you a less effective leader, of yourself, and others.  

In this article, Stop At Nothing Managing Partner Ted Powell, Jr. shares his perspective on the power of self-awareness as a foundational leadership building block.

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Transforming Toxic Cultures

Have you ever dealt with a toxic work culture or toxic people, and seen how destructive it can be to morale and productivity? Most of us have, more than once in our careers. 

Kevin Haas, Managing Partner, sat down recently with one of our clients who transformed a toxic culture into a high-performing organization, improving her company’s bottom line by 10x in just a few years.

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Clash of Cultures - Leading Millennials

Baby Boomers and Gen Xers are still wrestling with the “how to manage Millennials” question a decade after Millennials started entering the workforce.  Stop At Nothing’s co-founder, Barry Robertson, distilled his deep experience working with Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials into a post that explains why Millennials adhere to their values so strongly, and tells you what leaders of Millennials can do to unleash the huge energy and drive this generation has to offer.

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The Leadership Continuum (TLC) helped me to define my true purpose and path in life. It cemented what is important to me and put perspective into my whole life. I learned that true leadership only really comes from within. TLC helped me find this strength and unleash it!

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