The Atlas

Resiliency, Grace and Connecting New Dots

In yesterday's episode of Grow or Die, Lawrence's topic for this week's Coaching Mystery Box was Activating Resiliency.How do you activate resiliency for yourself? Lawrence and I discuss everything from how we connect with other people, what signs we look for in ourselves, how leaders can check-in on their people, and what little things we can do during our day.

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Grow or Die - Episode #6 - Activating Resiliency

Today was Lawrence's turn to pick the topic, and -- of course -- he found a timely one, as we continue into our third week (more or less) of Covid-19 lockdown in most of the US. His question: How do you activate resiliency?

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Preparing for at least another month

Over the past few weeks, my focus has been on individuals working through our anxiety at this time. But today, I want to talk specifically to the business owners, freelancers, gig economy workers and independent contractors who are among the first wave to be financially destabilized.

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Grow or Die - Episode #5 - Managing Anxiety

We are in strange, scary times. There is an uncomfortable amount of uncertainty that we all have to navigate. So how do you manage your own anxiety, so that you can show up for those in your life that need you in this time of crisis?

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Regrouping and Realigning to Your Values

I work with successful people who are aching for a change, but who often feel trapped in their current career due to lifestyle, family obligations or a sense of duty. But suddenly, March 2020 has changed things by shifting the sands under our feet.

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Connecting the Dots 2020

This year Connecting the Dots 2020 will be an Online conference for those still seeking to make authentic connections, but now we are doing it via 4 separate one hour panels discussion. These panels will have 3 experts in their fields of Small Business Ownership, Leadership, Coaching, Operations, and Strategic Mastery: Lawrence Henderson, Alora Chistiakoff and Paul Tripp. We as a team want to provide what is needed today and tomorrow. These sessions will be jammed packed full of practical, tactical, and actionable takeaways.

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Grow or Die - Episode #4 - Covid-19 at Work

This week we skipped the Mystery Box and are joined by an L&D executive, Shana Storey, in NYC to discuss how to deal with the implications of Covid-19 at work.

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Why 'executive presence' isn't just for executives

Now that I've wrapped up my series on the 12 Elements of Employee Engagement, I was looking over my list of notes on other topics I've been putting in a parking lot since before the holidays. Interestingly, they are pretty thematically consistent with a great book I always find super valuable: Executive Presence: The Art of Commanding Respect Like a CEO by Harrison Monarth. I like the term "executive presence" because I think it is well-understood, but sometimes I find it hard to convince people who are not (and don't see themselves as ever being) executives to understand why it still matters to them. So that's where I'll start today, and then work my way through the list over the coming weeks.

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