5 ELAvate Leadership Articles You’ll Enjoy

Since joining ELAvate, I’ve spent many hours reading through our blog articles. My PhD research focuses on strategic leadership and the material that ELAvate has complied over the years keeps me enthralled for hours. It literally covers all aspects of leadership. Here are five articles that I’ve really enjoyed reading, they focus on what I think is most important to leadership and becoming a strategic leader; communication, learning and relationships.

1) Communicate Effectively with the Secret of Chosen Words

By Michael Griffin

The findings from a pilot study conducted by Target Training International’s Center for Applied Cognitive Research suggests that certain words may evoke negative reaction in your brain immediately upon hearing them. As to which words trigger, that largely depends on your dominant behavioral style (DISC).

2) Churchill Recipe for Presentation Impact

By Michael Griffin

Giving powerful presentations multiplies your influence as a leader. The former Prime Minister Winston Churchill teaches us the recipe for giving impactful messages when public speaking. I learned this from Dr. Tim Elmore in his Habitude leadership lesson called “The Poet’s Gift.” There are 5 ingredients to Churchill’s success as a public speaker.

3) Read to Lead

By Michael Griffin

Warren Buffet reads to lead. Successful leaders are voracious readers. History gives us many examples: Winston Churchill, John F. Kennedy, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Oprah Winfrey. According to Tom Corley, successful, wealthier people read more. Here are the insights found in his book “Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy People:”

4) Engage and Stretch: how to get what you need from people.

By Thomas Clay

You’ve been here before. Something needs to be done and you shouldn’t be the one doing it. You have to get someone else to do it. The problem is you don’t know how to ask them in such a way that will be met with their cooperation. You’re not in charge and the task is not a pleasant one.

5) 6 Relationship C’s You Meet in Your Leadership Journey

By Michael Griffin

A few weeks ago, I heard Bishop Dr. Bronner speak and he had a very interesting take on the relationships in your life across the 6 C’s. Let’s review.


E.M. Godsman
ELAvate Global

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