The Look & Sound of Leadership

Essential Communications - Tom Henschel

An ongoing series of Executive Coaching Tips designed to help you be perceived in the workplace the way you want to be perceived.

How To Coach Your People
Oct 7 2021
How To Coach Your People
A no-nonsense leader is asked to add coaching to her list of duties. She turns to the coach who’d coached her for a quick immersion course. Coaching your people requires a shift in thinking and a specific set of behaviors. These ideas are captured in a PDF about the GROW model. It’s available to you for free here.This month we are offering three free mini-courses. Come join us!Demystifying Workplace ConflictUnderstanding Yourself and Others (DiSC)Get 15% off your registration with either of these courses by using the coupon code PODCAST at checkout. Offer applies to your first registration.The Look & Sound of LeadershipGet 50% off our flagship course with the coupon code LEADERSHIP at checkout!During the episode, Tom and Laurel mentioned Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High. A great skill-building resource.This episode lives in three categories in the Podcast Library:Management SkillsPerception – How you Perceive OthersRelationship Building.Five related episodes you might listen to are: 132 – Coaching Your People 91 – Facilitating Open Dialogue   155 – The Human Element83 – Leadership and Listening  26 – Questions as LeadershipYou can explore more ideas about coaching your people on Dave Stachowiak’s Coaching For Leaders podcast. Episode 190: How to Improve Your Coaching Skills.Tom raved about Dave’s conversation with Connson Locke. That’s on Coaching for Leadership, Episode 546: How to Speak Up. Catch Tom answering coaching questions on the Unlocking Leadership – Ask the Coaches podcast. How To Build Executive PresenceHow to Become a Strategic ThinkerRebuilding Engagement prior to Restructuring, Can an Executive Coach Help?Gratitude, as always, to those who reach out to us and to those who post reviews. Thanks!From all of us here at The Look & Sound of Leadership, be healthy and safe. Thanks for listening.See you next month!
How To Show Up
Sep 2 2021
How To Show Up
Frustrated at not showing up the way she wants to, a leader, in conversation with her coach, explores ways to integrate her values into her behavior.To show up as more of whatever you want to be, ask yourself: What would be different if I were a little braver right now?What would a brave person do right now?What would I think, or what would I feel, if I were my bravest self right now?How is my self-talk helping how I show up?How is my self-talk holding me back in how I show up?(Substitute your own spine word for “brave.”)Three books to build muscle around how you show up. Leadership & Self-Deception. Change Your Questions, Change Your Life.The Four Agreements.The PDF “Six Books for Growth” is available here. Or email Tom and he’ll send it to you.This episode connects to two previous episodes featuring Chin-Sun: How to Build Your Self-Awareness and How to Grow Your Self-Management.On September 7, a new podcast featuring Tom goes live: “Unlocking Leadership – Ask the Coaches.” Available online, on your podcast app and YouTube.Meet our fabulous facilitators and browse our catalogue of courses.Courses currently open for registration are:Dare to Lead – full courseCareer Wellness – free mini-course Improv for Leadership – free mini-courseGet 15% off your first course with the promo code: PODCASTThis episode is in the library under four filters:For WomenManaging YourselfSelf-TalkFive specific episodes you might listen to are: 71. Act As If162. Acting on the Corporate Stage174. Animating Your Persona154.  Self-Limiting Beliefs176.  The Executive ImpostorGratitude, as always, to those who reach out to us and those who post reviews. Thanks!From all of us here at The Look & Sound of Leadership, be healthy and safe. Thanks for listening.See you next month!
How To Grow Your Self-Management
Aug 5 2021
How To Grow Your Self-Management
In this episode, a leader feels she lacks courage. She engages her coach in a conversation about how to use self-awareness and self-management as tools to help her become a little bolder.The self-talk scripts discussed in this episode, plus the four-box process Tom described, are available to you in a PDF. You can request it in an email to Tom here or you can download the PDF here.Other resources mentioned in this episode:Last month’s episode connects (like Pop Beads!) to this episode: How to Build Self-AwarenessE.Q. Applied by Justin Bariso – a helpful, friendly book chock-full of exercises.Nathaniel Branden’s work on self-esteem – profound thoughts and powerful prompts.Dan Harris’s podcast 10% HappierMeet our fabulous facilitators and browse our catalogue of courses.Courses currently open for registration are:Dare to Lead – free mini-course and full courseCareer Wellness – free mini-course Get 15% off your first course with the promo code: PODCASTThis episode is in the library under four filters:AssertivenessDeveloping New BehaviorsManaging YourselfSelf-TalkFive specific episodes you might listen to are: 162. Acting on the Corporate Stage109. Building Emotional Intelligence110. Creating New Behaviors176. The Executive Impostor25. How Behaviors ChangePlus a bonus episode:103. Self-Awareness & Self-ManagementMuch gratitude to those of you who reach out to us and those who post reviews. Thank you!From all of us here at The Look & Sound of Leadership, be healthy and safe.  Thanks for listening.See you next month!