leadership courses

Online Course: How to be Assertive and Likable
Learn How to Challenge, Assert, and Lead with Empathy

 

Welcome to How to be Assertive and Likable! In this course, I provide lectures to help you drill in on the dimension you need to develop - fast, so that you can immediately apply it to your work or life. The videos in this course are standalone. That means you don’t have to watch in any particular order, though they build off each other over time. Each lecture is short and focused, so if you’re searching for a specific skill or topic that’s relevant for you, take a look through the tips to find the knowledge you need when you need it.

This course is built specifically for any professional in any industry at any level who wants to get targeted, quick, practical help to respond with assertiveness and likability in a variety of situations.

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In this course, we will cover:

  • Setting boundaries to overcoming old patterns of self-sabotage that get in the way of assertiveness

  • Asking for what you want and deliver clear nos

  • Getting more honest by practicing the skill of telling on yourself

  • Delivering hard feedback early and often – with confidence

  • How to interrupt skillfully to build more inclusivity

  • Incorporating vulnerability into your communications

  • Building trust by putting the relationship at the center and saying the hard thing

  • Empathy 101

  • Delivering acknowledgment and appreciation

 

Each section deepens your ability to train in being likable and assertive in a variety of situations.

In the first section, we’ll tackle the question of how to be more assertive: Key behaviors that will help you set clear boundaries, ask for what you want and deliver hard news -fast- in a variety of situations. The second section will help you cultivate likability by working on skills of empathy, curiosity, vulnerability and acknowledgement to come across as warm and likable with your audience. And finally, we’ll look at bringing these skills together and applying them with groups as well as the dangers of going too far in either direction.

All of these skills help you navigate tricky situations to assert yourself and come across as likable – all with energy and confidence.

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​Online Course: Smart Tips Leadership
How to Lead through Uncharted Territory with Confidence, Purpose, and Energy

In our world today, the situations we are navigating are increasingly complex and we need tools and practices that can help leaders adapt to situations we’ve never faced before. 

In this course I’ll provide short lectures to help you do something new - fast, so that you can immediately apply it to your work or life. The videos in this course are standalone. That means you don’t have to watch in any particular order. Each lecture is short and focused, so if you’re searching for a specific skill or topic that’s relevant for you, take a look through the available tips to find the knowledge you need when you need it.

This course is packed with the most practical, real world tools and tips requested by my clients again and again, and it’s built specifically to demystify leadership and get you leading more confidently today. 

I truly believe that anyone can be a leader and have a bigger, better impact at work and life -- as long as you know a few key tools and tips used by the pros. Think of this course like your leadership cliffs notes, condensing hundreds of books on leadership into the most essential, high-impact tips you can use immediately. This course is built specifically for any professional in any industry at any level who wants to get targeted, quick, practical help to lead with confidence in a variety of situations.

In this course, we will cover: 

  • How to investigate and communicate about your purpose

  • Getting clear about your core values

  • Overcoming old patterns of self-sabotage that get in the way of confidence

  • Prioritizing powerfully to take control of your calendar

  • Leading with curiosity and asking great questions

  • Dreaming and scheming with your team

  • Navigating conflict and giving effective feedback

  • Building trust at work and using the relationship bank account

  • Setting boundaries and applying radical self-care

  • Delivering acknowledgment and appreciations

  • Getting comfortable asking for help 

  • Clearing assumptions to develop deeper working relationships

  • Asking for what you want and deliver clear nos 

  • Creating and executing with less effort 

 

Each section deepens your ability to lead in new situations: First, you will learn how to resource yourself by understanding who you are at your core - from your fear, to your self-sabotaging behavior, to your personal leadership vision and purpose. Then we will look at how you lead from and with others: The skills of deep listening and curiosity, conflict resolution, boundary setting, and trust-building. And finally we will look at how you make a bigger impact on the world, the people and organizations you lead: Leading to inspire teams, navigating burnout, switch to be situationally adaptive, asking for help, and inspire others to move towards a bigger vision.

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