10X Your Leadership Impact: Growth and Development Dialogs

Posted on April 23rd, 2024 by Suzanne Qualia

What is your first reaction when a team member asks you “How do I get promoted and how fast can that happen?” For many leaders I coach, it’s often a mixture of fear and trepidation (fight or flight). Those first thoughts that might go through your mind can include, “I don’t have an open role, […]

Read more >

10X Your Leadership Impact: Coach Instead of Tell

Posted on March 27th, 2024 by Suzanne Qualia

What I’ve witnessed over and over in my 1:1 executive coaching work over the last 12 years is that leaders who use a “coach” approach vs. a “directive” or “tell” approach in the right situations, create far greater impact and outcomes. Leaders complain their teams aren’t motivated, engaged, inspired, committed, and accountable. In our work […]

Read more >

10X Your Leadership Impact – Create Clarity

Posted on February 13th, 2024 by Suzanne Qualia

Many leaders I work with who are striving to elevate their impact in motivating and engaging their teams often focus on the areas of setting expectations, holding accountabilities, and providing recognition and feedback. While these important and helpful leader behaviors get you 80 yards down field toward the endzone, the ability to ultimately score lies […]

Read more >

10X Your Leadership Impact – How To Delegate Like A Boss!

Posted on November 29th, 2023 by Suzanne Qualia

Are you overwhelmed, burned out, or caught in a tactical whirlwind of to-dos? Or are you calm, balanced, and focused on the bigger strategic plan? Which picture most describes you as a leader? Leaders who find themselves closer to the end of the “overwhelmed” spectrum often treat the symptoms instead of looking for the root […]

Read more >

Conscious Leadership

Posted on July 30th, 2022 by Suzanne Qualia

We credit Einstein with defining insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Even if he didn’t originally say it, many others have and we know that it’s true based on our own experiences as well! How often do we as leaders do the same things over and over […]

Read more >

Low Trust-Leadership Derailer

Posted on June 17th, 2022 by Suzanne Qualia

In the initial blog post in this series on trust entitled, “Trust: Nature or Nurture?,” the important question of how trust originates was raised. Which came first, the chicken or the egg? While it’s admittedly a combination effect (nature + nurture), the innate view of how we see the world, others in the world, and […]

Read more >

Trust-Nature or Nurture?

Posted on May 17th, 2022 by Suzanne Qualia

Trust is one of those interesting concepts that often fall into the chicken/egg syndrome. Which came first, trust or distrust? Do you distrust someone until they earn your trust, or do you trust them first until their actions and impacts cause you to distrust them? Which is it? Which approach is more successful? What is […]

Read more >

Create a Conscious Culture

Posted on April 25th, 2022 by Suzanne Qualia

What is ‘culture’ as it relates to the business world, your team, and your organization? It doesn’t have anything to do with the ethnicity, geographic location, or physical characteristics of a group. The essence of ‘culture,’ as I’m identifying it here, strictly has to do with behavior patterns of organizations that have become the norm […]

Read more >

The Leadership Rudder

Posted on March 23rd, 2022 by Suzanne Qualia

How to Successfully Navigate Your Business and Teams How would you like to strengthen your “leadership rudder?” A rudder is a control mechanism that literally helps you to ‘steer your ship.’ Would you like to create balance, align your impact with your intentions, and achieve your goals and dreams for you, your team, and your […]

Read more >