Entries by Laura Colbert

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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.

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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 […]

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Break the Bias in Business: Pay attention to your inner voice and check your initial judgments

Tuesday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is “Break the Bias.” Tuesday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is “Break the Bias.” This theme resonates with me on so many levels. I have always positioned myself in more male-dominated roles as a physical education teacher, a military police officer, […]