Category: Leadership

Let’s face it, not everyone loves an icebreaker. As a coach, facilitator, development fanatic and extreme extrovert, I love a good icebreaker. But I’m fully aware that not everyone does. With that said, no one can deny that an icebreaker is a great way to get to know others, team building, and most importantly build […]

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve likely been hearing a lot of conversation around vulnerability and why you need to be a vulnerable leader.   So…what is vulnerability?  Webster defines vulnerability as capable of being physically or emotionally wounded; open to attack or damage.   Well no wonder we tend to avoid this idea of […]

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Our motto here at Ama La Vida is “always be bettering.” It reflects our internal desire to always be learning and growing as individuals and our passion for supporting our clients to improve themselves and their lives. When our Leadership Coaching team developed a new assessment to help individuals identify their leadership style, I couldn’t […]

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For many, the word “Leader” evokes images of people in formal positions of power. Leaders hold fancy titles and people follow them because they are obligated to. We assume we have to follow the Leaders’ direction or face the consequences. And this power-centered, authoritarian, and antiquated view on leadership is unfortunately still the norm in […]

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Being an impactful leader takes more than business acumen and intelligence – it also requires emotional smarts and self-regulation. Author and psychologist Daniel Goleman, author of “Emotional Intelligence”, helped popularize the term and create more awareness of it in the 90’s. Goleman believes that success in life requires more than IQ alone. His research showed […]

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I hear from clients all the time: I want to be a better leader. So the question is, what makes us a better leader? As we always say great leaders aren’t born, they’re made. Whether you’re just getting started on your leadership journey or you’re a seasoned pro take a moment to evaluate where you are […]

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