Why Should You Know Your WHY?

by Sonya Shelton

“The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out WHY.”  ~ Mark Twain  As a leader, you’ve probably heard it’s important to start with “why.” Simon Sinek wrote a whole book about it. In fact, there are over 96,000 books on Amazon on the same …

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The 4 Trust-Building Behaviors of a High-Performing Team

by Sonya Shelton

You are not an untrustworthy person, but does your team trust you? Just being trustworthy is not enough. Being trustworthy isn’t the same as building trust. Trust is the number-one foundation to building a high-performing team. Hundreds of books have been written about how to …

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How to Develop Accountability in Your Team

by Sonya Shelton

Most leaders want teams who are self-directed, responsible, and accountable. Throughout our time working with multiple organizations, we have noticed that a team’s or individual’s level of engagement and performance boils down to one fundamental factor: personal responsibility.   When looking at the personal responsibility of an individual, we can divide it into two opposing outlooks: “Other-Directed” and “Self-Directed.” It is crucial to understand …

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How Gratitude Builds Trust with Your Team

by Sonya Shelton

Let gratitude for the past inspire us with trust for the future. Francois Fenelon Alignment starts with a foundation of trust. Employees first and foremost trust leaders who trust them and treat them with respect. They trust leaders who are receptive to their thoughts, ideas …

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Building Trust

by Sonya Shelton

Trust is the most fundamental element in building an effective and passionate organization. But how do you know if your team really trusts you? Click here to learn 3 ways to build trust.

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How Prepared Are You to Lead through Change and Uncertainty?

by Sonya Shelton

To grow and thrive in today’s environment, organizations need to be agile. If you want to have an agile workplace, then you need to have an agile leadership team. How is your leadership? Often, we see leaders crackdown on their team with command and control instead of responding with agility. We …

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How Aligned Is Your Leadership Team?

by Sonya Shelton

Many organizations are feeling the effects of the Great Resignation. We see that burnout is a big contributor. According to a Predictive Index study, 45% of employees say many of their team members seemed burned out at work.  Many senior leaders are frustrated by their organization’s failure …

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