• Discover Your Leadership Voice

    5 Voices

    How to Communicate Effectively with Everyone You Lead.
    At GiANT we believe every voice deserves to be heard. Everyone can add value. Most of the time, however, certain voices dominate the airwaves and don't create an environment for everyone to bring their best. With the power of the 5 Voices, you can finally understand 1) what your voice is, 2) what it's like to be on the other side of your leadership, and 3) how to value the voices of those around you. This is crucial for building a high-performing team and establishing healthy relationships in each circle of influence. Discover your voice and unlock your potential to influence others.

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How do you know when things are worth your investment of time, effort, or resources? Do you draw up a list of pros and cons? Compare financial return versus cost? Or maybe you approximate the relational capital you generate? Perhaps you simply gauge the pure enjoyment and life giving nature of whatever you are considering […]

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Getting Along: Leadership Insights for Thinkers and Feelers

The Power of Insight A few years ago, we worked with a woman who leads a department of a few hundred people at a Fortune 500 company. She was a no-nonsense go-getter who just knew how to deliver results. The only problem was her key relationships. When we asked her to plot herself on our […]

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3 Goals for a Healthier Organization

“You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” ~ Jim Rohn Just as Rome was not built in a day, neither will the organization or team you lead reach its ideal culture overnight. Progress and change take time, but re-orienting your goals, adjusting your aim – that only takes a […]

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6 Questions for Greater Organizational Clarity

Clarity is Key For many business leaders, strategic planning presents a constant challenge, especially when it comes to clarifying and communicating personnel roles and future vision to the rest of the company. But effective strategy always begins with clarity at the top and ends with effective communication throughout the organization. So before you rush through […]

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It’s Time…To Make the Difficult Decision

It’s time. Time to make the difficult decision that you don’t want to make, but know you need to: Time to replace someone that should have been let go months before. Time to place a boundary on a difficult relationship. Time to change jobs though it will be painful. Time to be honest and challenge […]

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The One Thing Good Leaders Must Do To Become Great

If you want to become a good leader, or better yet – a great leader – then there is one thing that must happen. This one thing is not fun, nor is it inspiring, and rarely is it ever written about. But this one thing is crucial: GREAT leaders must die to themselves. Dying is […]

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Words That Heal and Words That Steal

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” While viewed by many as a reminder to be “tough” and to not give the words of others more power than they are due, the fact is that this long-standing bit of wisdom is simply not true. Words can do more than […]

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The Art of Transition: How to Anticipate and Handle Change Well

Is it possible to anticipate change as you envision the next season of life? Fortunately, the answer is yes, no matter how murky the future sometimes appears. Anticipation is basically proactive thinking – preparing for what might be around the bend. This preparation causes you to be aware and ready for changes and to respond […]

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Thinker vs. Feeler: How People’s Oughts & Shoulds Affect Performance

Thinkers vs. Feelers: Population Distribution While every other preference set comprises a 50/50 ratio of men/women, the Thinker vs. Feeler dynamic is the only preference with a gender skew. In this case, 70% of women have a right-handed preference of Feeling versus 70% of men who have a right-handed preference for Thinking. Due to the […]

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Having Trouble Connecting with Others?

Your ability to connect with others directly impacts your level of influence. Period. But when you look around, disconnection happens all the time: The busy CEO who never has time for his or her family. The colleague you try to get to know, but with whom you can never seem to break past the surface-level […]

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