Why Executive Leaders Set Clear Objectives

by Sonya Shelton

Clarity is an important factor to the success of a leader, a team and an organization. If people aren’t clear about their role and what they’re supposed to be doing every day, they will swirl and become less and less effective. To progress toward your …

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Priorities

Setting Priorities is Key to Leadership Success

by Sonya Shelton

Distractions can tempt us every day. Other people have their own agendas for our time and attention. We might have the best intentions of working on our priorities, but other things get in the way. We may even become so ambitious that we create a …

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Know Yourself

How Well Do You Know Yourself?

by Sonya Shelton

Great leaders understand who they are and where they stand. They also know that they don’t know everything. You may think you already know yourself. But real knowing is understanding that we don’t know everything. Think about the leaders you admire who have achieved great …

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Set Expectations

Set Clear Expectations for Best Results

by Sonya Shelton

While clear communication is important in everything you do as a leader, one aspect that deserves special attention is setting expectations. It’s an area many executives take for granted when they assume people understand what’s expected or when they think they don’t need to explicitly …

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How Executive Leaders Create a Clear Shared Vision

by Sonya Shelton

When an executive leader creates a shared vision, it allows the organization to see that their own interests and aspirations align with the vision, and they will wholeheartedly commit to making it happen.

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Hearts and Minds

Winning Hearts and Minds

by Sonya Shelton

You may have heard the expression great leaders win the hearts and minds of their people. Keep in mind that hearts always come first.

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Executive Leaders Act with Integrity

by Sonya Shelton

Integrity is an inside-out endeavor. It comes from self-discipline, trust in yourself, and the courage to be relentlessly honest in every situation.

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Personal Vision

Start Creating Your Personal Vision

by Sonya Shelton

Before creating a vision for your organization, it’s important to have a personal vision. By having a clear picture of where you want to go personally, you can connect it to the vision for the organization.

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