The Importance of Self-Care for Leaders

As a leader, it’s easy to think that 15 hour work days are the key to success. However, if you are able to dedicate more time to take care of yourself and chill out, you’ll be more centered and better equipped to lead your people effectively.

Leadership Essentials: Lesson 2

Leadership Essentials: Lesson 2
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In the second lesson of the Leadership Essentials series, Rick explores the importance of relaxation as a leader and the many benefits it can bring.

15 Quotes about the Importance of Integrity as a Leader

In this post, we talk about the importance of integrity as a leader and give you 15 quotes from great thinkers, artists and entrepreneurs to get you thinking about the concept in a new light.

Leadership Essentials: Lesson 1

Leadership Essentials: Lesson 1
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Rick begins a 10-part series on Leadership Essentials that focuses on the core attributes of a leader. In this introductory lesson, he explores the importance of “doing what you say you’re going to do.”

The Inaugural BE Coaching Certification Retreat

A few short weeks ago, Behavioral Essentials hosted our first Coaching Certification Retreat in the beautiful Jemez Mountains in New Mexico. Curious what this looked like and want to hear from some of the participants? Read more!

How to Manage Highly Dominant Employees

If dominance isn’t one of your key behavioral attributes, confronting a highly dominant employee or coworker can be a scary and intimidating thing, but it is an essential skill to have as a leader. Once you become aware of how they think and realize that dominance isn’t a scary thing to them, you can learn to assert yourself and, consequently, grow yourself and your team.

The Self-Awareness Disconnect in Leaders (and what you can do about it)

The strengths and growth areas of all organizations start at the top, with the executive team. Deeply understanding your strengths and growth areas as a leader, and as a human being in general, is vitally important because they directly relate to the wellbeing of your employees and the organization, and this process of understanding begins with heightened self-awareness. However, recent data shows a drastic disconnect between self-perception and peer-perception.

6 Behavioral Scales of a Successful CEO

What makes a successful CEO? Though there is much debate on this topic, and inevitably amazing anomalies, we have determined that most successful CEO’s often share these same 6 behavioral traits when looking at their results on our behavioral assessment.

Bringing Compassion into the Workplace

When we treat ourselves and others compassionately, we tend to come together in a collaborative manner that boosts the group as a whole. With this, deep relationships are formed, trust is established, and a willingness to collaborate on projects and shared visions is cultivated, which has a direct impact on a company’s bottom line.

Why a Positive Presence is Essential to Leaders

Sometimes maintaining a positive presence at work is much easier said than done. However, by being mindful of your own presentation and making a conscious effort to exude a positive energy and vibe, you can make an immense impact on your employees and the company culture.