#ShowingUp with Anese Cavanaugh

Getting comfortable with your discomfort

 

How far you go with your leadership is directly related to how comfortable you can be with your discomfort. It's going to be harder to lead at your greatest edge, grow people optimally, have hard conversations, hold boundaries, and stretch out of your own comfort zones if you're not comfortable with being uncomfortable.

How well you can hold space for another human being is directly related to how comfortable you can be with your discomfort. It's going to be harder to hold space for someone to be in their own pain, to be angry, to be struggling, to be in their own discomfort, (or even to be fully shining and rocking it!), if you're not comfortable with your own pain, anger, struggle, discomfort, and shining.

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How to reboot when intentions fall apart.

 

This week has been devoted to intention. I've written about the what, the why, and the how. Now, how about when despite best intentions, it all falls apart?

You're clear on what you wanted to create, your heart was in it, you worked your intention from a "being" and "doing" standpoint, used your 5 Steps (on the IEP Sheet) to make it even stronger, and then... meh. Fizzle. Nada.

Now what?

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What is an intention? (And why is it important?)

 

This is part of the "transforming busy and overwhelm" blog series I mentioned yesterday.

[4-minute read, 727 words]

 

The power and quality of your leadership is directly related to the power and quality of your intention...

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Do You Rescue, Help, Take Care of, Support, or Serve?

I worked with a client recently struggling with giving his employees feedback; he’d give it, but they didn’t seem to take it or make any shifts that indicated they were absorbing it.

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Using the 70/30 Rule to Up-Level Your Leadership Impact

Using the 70/30 Rule to Up-Level Your Leadership Impact

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