Jayson and Alan discuss: Sometimes leaders need to walk the fine line between consistency and flexibility. Related Post: Grace vs. Enabling
Matt and Alan have an honest (though short!) chat about the ways insecurity can plague a leader, and ways to overcome it. Also, take comfort; everyone else is just as insecure at times. Related posts: Everyone is just as insecure as you are. Insecurity is unbecoming.
Matt and Alan discuss the ways that interrupting or insisting on having the last word can interfere with a leader’s intention to connect with others. Related posts: Effective leaders stand out: Part one Part two
Matt shares the Quantum Apology Model with Alan; the AAMR method helps leaders – and anyone – apologize with sincerity and grace in order to improve positive relationships and move forward from conflict or misunderstanding. Related posts: What if someone rejects an apology? Apologies
Jayson and Alan focus on this rule of thumb: 80% of choices are based on emotion, not reason. How can leaders cope with this reality in others — and themselves? Related posts: Beware acting when stressed. Fear and Vision
In a sense, self-centered behavior is normal. If people tend to act in self-interest, how do WE deal with that, and get THEM to think beyond themselves? Take a couple minutes to hear Matt and Alan address this. Previous posts on this topic: Four levels of maturity Four-way stops Dealing with your own tendencies