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Reflections on Leadership — February 2024 Recap

Reflections on Leadership — February 2024 Recap Hi Reader, Here’s a recap of leadership articles, tips, videos, and merch. Karl Bimshas Consulting shared in February. If you’re a frequent reader, please share your thoughts via the Content Satisfaction Survey. We’d love to know what you think so we can make the content we produce valuable to you. February Articles The Folly of Transactional Leadership Leadership Was Not In The Curriculum What You Don't Know Decide HowYou Are Going To Lead WAKE...

3 days ago • 1 min read

Hello Reader, Reflect and Connect with Your Inner Feelings As a leader, taking time to reflect and understand your inner feelings is essential for intrapersonal effectiveness. It helps you identify and manage emotions, build resilience, and develop self-awareness. Here are some ways you can support intrapersonal effectiveness: Self-affirmation: Practice daily self-affirmations that focus on your strengths and positive qualities. Write down positive statements about yourself and repeat them...

6 days ago • 1 min read

Hi Reader, Exciting news! For a limited time, (today and tomorrow) I'm giving away FREE Kindle downloads of three of my leadership books: So, I've Been Thinking: Seemingly Random Thoughts on Leadership (Book 1) So, I've Been Thinking Some More: Reflections on Leadership (Book 2) Think Again: Ways to Dismantle Lousy Leadership (Book 3) So, I've Been Thinking So, I've Been Thinking Some More Think Again These essay books are packed with insights, reflections, and practical advice to help you:...

11 days ago • 1 min read

Hello Reader, Establish Self-Awareness and Build Self-Esteem A leader's healthy sense of self-awareness and self-esteem is important. When you like yourself, you're more likely to make good decisions, communicate effectively, and inspire your team. Establishing self-awareness and esteem takes some work, but the following action plan will help you find things to like about yourself and build a positive self-image: Identify your positive qualities: Take time to reflect on your positive...

13 days ago • 1 min read

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! CODE: LOVE14 Today, you can save 14% off your purchases at Leadershirts Plus, the place for heart-centered leaders. Use the code above or use the link below to have the discount applied at checkout. SHOP NOW Good for purchases totaling $20+ Code expires at 11.59 pm on 2/15/2025. OR YOU CAN GET 2 DISC ASSESSMENTS FOR THE PRICE OF 1 FROM KARL BIMSHAS CONSULTING Use this DISC Assessment to help create positive outcomes around conflict resolution, communication, and...

18 days ago • 1 min read

Hello Reader, Develop Genuine Self-Acceptance and Positive Self-Assurance As a leader, it's important to understand your personal strengths and weaknesses. This knowledge helps you make informed decisions, delegate tasks more effectively, and build stronger teams. Developing genuine self-acceptance, appreciation, positive self-assurance, and strong confidence helps you use your strengths and work on your weaknesses to improve your leadership abilities. Here's an action plan to help you...

20 days ago • 1 min read

Hi Reader, Yes, we're romantics here at Karl Bimshas Consulting, and with Valentine's Day around the corner, it got us thinking... SPECIAL BOGO2 DISC ASSESSMENTS FOR THE PRICE OF 1! QUICK INSIGHTS INTO YOUR COMMUNICATION STYLE Your values travel with you. You don't leave them at home or work. Use this DISC Assessment to help create positive outcomes around conflict resolution, communication, and collaboration - anywhere! DISC guides people who want to learn more about the communication styles...

22 days ago • 1 min read

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24 days ago • 1 min read

Hi Reader, The best recommendations Karl Bimshas Consulting gets come from those who value and understand the importance of leadership development and accountability. Therefore, I hereby deputize you to seek the signs of lousy leadership near you so we can intervene before it’s too late and poor habits become entrenched. Here are some tools to help you. “There Might Be A Leadership Problem Here” Is the organizational vision and direction unclear or unknown to a significant portion of the...

27 days ago • 2 min read

Hello Reader, Reinforce the Positive and Lessen the Negative As a leader, it's important to recognize both positive and negative emotions in yourself and others. Positive emotions can boost morale and productivity, while negative emotions can lead to conflicts and setbacks. You can create a more positive environment and improve overall performance by reinforcing the positive and lessening the negative. Here's an action plan to help you recognize and manage both positive and negative emotions:...

27 days ago • 1 min read
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