What do KFC, Coca-Cola, and executive presence all have in common? Well, they all have a secret ingredient! And without the secret ingredient, they just won’t be the same. Executive presence might seem a little mysterious like you can’t put your finger on it exactly. Most of us can quickly identify someone who has executive […]
In this episode, Bridgette and Irvine explore the nature of leadership anxiety.
Everyone has an inner voice or inner critic that’s full of non-stop commentary. For each person, it’s a bit different, but it usually tells you messages about your worth, ability, or what will happen if you step out and take a risk. It might sound something like this: You’re going to be a failure. What […]
We all have a hunger to be truly listened to. We want to be understood and valued for what we have to say and share.
In this episode, Bridgette and Irvine explore the importance of setting healthy boundaries. They focus on the art of finding a balance between not being too close and enmeshed with another person while not being too distant from them.
Trust and confidence are essential ingredients for a successful team and workplace. And right now, we need it more than ever! Our rapid pace of life and work, combined with constant change, make trust and confidence in the workplace hard to come by. But, if leaders can instill a sense of trust and confidence, they […]
All of us have different emotional triggers—things that provoke our anger, sadness, fear, or anxiety. Triggers cause us to be reactive and can make us feel out of control over our emotional responses. Instead of being triggered and reacting in a way, we might regret, there are ways to manage them. It’s possible to build […]
In this episode, Bridgette and Irvine explore some of the reasons why our leadership voice can become muted, and what we can do to turn up the volume and speak from a place of greater confidence and conviction.
Teams are an ever-increasing reality in our work world. And, because of this, we need to learn how to become more emotionally intelligent!
Anger is all around us. Just talk to someone rushing at the airport—if you interrupt them on their way to the gate, they are likely to respond in anger!