Entries by Laura Colbert

Are You Communicating As Effectively As You Can?

Communication is a complicated beast. As a leader, communicating clearly and often is a must. Following up after communication is a great practice. Being receptive to feedback and constructive criticism is hard but helps us grow. Having an open-door policy gives our Team a greater sense of belonging. I could go on and on about the benefits of and the great ideas about communication.

How to Continue to Innovate and Combat Change Fatigue 2022

Leadership can make all the difference when it comes to workplace change Chances are, if you feel like your organization is saturated with change, your Team may be experiencing change fatigue. Change fatigue is a Team’s resistance, passive resignation, apathy, or feelings of being overwhelming when it comes to organizational change. We’ve all been there; […]

Why You Need to Ditch Fear-Driven Leadership

Fear-driven leadership is not an effective way to lead an organization. Employees with higher levels of stress and anxiety cannot function to the same levels as those who feel safe and have a greater sense of control in their jobs. Leaders should strive to create an environment where their employees enjoy coming to work and harness the feelings of belonging and buy-in. They will see better results in their bottom line.

STOP! – It’s Reflection Time: The day-to-day Grind has a way of Consuming our every Being

It’s already May and 2022 is approaching its halfway point. Schools are finishing up for the year, the hustle and bustle of summer is quickly approaching, and we’re busier than ever. This dream came at an opportune time to pause, reflect, and be grateful for all that has happened so far this year. We often get so engrossed with our day-to-day habits, that we forget to look at the big picture and make sure we’re still following our dreams—even the bad ones.

Why being a “Boris Johnson” Type of Leader Can Ruin You: Aspire to be a “DO as I DO and as I SAY” type of leader instead of a “Do as a SAY, not as I DO” leader.  

Not only is it important to follow your company rules and lead by example, but it’s vital to follow your own values without compromise. This is true when your doors are closed as well as open.  A large-scale faux pas such as putting an entire country under Covid restrictions, yet hosting large gatherings is not […]