Author Archive | Kevin Eikenberry

Overcoming Self-Doubt

We got this question recently from a viewer: How do I overcome self-doubt as a leader? And when we’re talking about self-doubt as it relates to leadership, it falls into one of two categories. In the video below, we’ll talk about what these categories are and share some simple solutions for helping you to manage […]

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Leading While Living Your Life with Sue Ritchie

If you want to raise your leadership profile, you need to be concise and intentional about your career. In other words, what is your strategy to make sure you are at the table and voicing your opinion. In this episode, Sue Ritchie, a leadership coach from the UK, joins Kevin to look at how stretching […]

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What a Leader Must Focus On

As a leader, you have a myriad of things that vie for your attention; many things that you feel, or others suggest, you need to focus on. Here is a short list: Budgets Projects Process improvements New product/service development Sales Customer Service Margins I bet at least part of this list resonates with you, and […]

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Communicate Like a Leader with Dianna Booher

What are you working on? This is a question leaders and potential leaders are asked all the time. Simple enough and your answer needs to show connection. Today Kevin is joined by Dianna Booher. Dianna is the author of 47 books and Founder of Booher Consultants, a communication training firm, and then more recently founder […]

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Five Reasons Great Leaders are Great Networkers

Networking. For some that word brings images of hotel meeting rooms, coffee (or a cash bar), and a room of people trying to give you their business card.  Others think networking is for sales people and those looking for a job.  If your first thought was either of those things, keep reading . . . […]

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Change and (Positive) Emotions

January 7, 2013 For years in training around the world I’ve said – “There is always an emotional component to change.”  And people have typically nodded in agreement.  After all, personal experience will tell anyone this is true.  There have been changes in your life you were excited about, and those where your emotions were, […]

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Remembering Why You Hired People

Why do you hire new employees? Ok, this seems like an obvious question, and no, it isn’t a trick. We hire people because we have assignments that need to be completed, sales to be made, products to be created, manufactured, shipped, and billed. We hire people to be productive; to get work done. Yet, that’s […]

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Want a Good Idea?

I’ve  been a big fan of creativity for a long time. Why? Because creativity is critical for us to achieve success. Think about it this way – we can’t reach new places without trying new things, or putting things together in new ways. More than a fan, I’ve been a student of the creative process for many years as […]

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The Power of Reflection

If I could give you a tool or resource that would change your life in positive ways, change your results, create more happiness in your life, and help you get better at anything you desired . . . And if I could promise you that this tool would cost you nothing, require only yourself, and […]

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