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How to Share Your 21-Day Feedback on Instagram

How to share your 21-Day Feedback on Instagram Stories

Are you doing the 21-Day Fast Feedback Challenge? Learn how to use our templates to post on Instagram every day.

How to Share Your 21-Day Feedback on Facebook (2)

How to Share Your 21-Day Feedback on Facebook

Learn how to share your Fast Feedback on for our 21-Day Fast Feedback Challenge here with our step-by-step Facebook Guide to posting on your news feed and on your stories.

The Value of Receiving Feedback

What’s the value of receiving feedback? Feedback is priceless. My life was changed when it was about five years ago when I got the best feedback sitting in a lecture, the facilitator said, “Mitch, you don’t listen.”

You don’t listen. Three words. The best feedback I ever got in my entire life encapsulated into three words.

Now what was great about that was I was listening.

Those three words really changed my future.

Those words really changed my ability to not only listen but also to see the mistakes I had made; to see what I was doing and what I wasn’t doing that could have changed everything.

The people in your life are holding the keys to your future success in life.

Feedback is a gift. When you begin seeking and receiving feedback from others for the sake of becoming a better human being, you are getting THE MOST VALUE as a leader.

Getting truly honest, transparent feedback from the people we love is priceless. It allows us to increase our own levels of self-awareness and identify areas for growth and begin to step into bigger versions of ourselves. That’s what leadership is all about.

What to Talk About at a Leadership Retreat

As I was filming a video about why things always get in the way of what we care about, I got kicked out of the lobby of the Omni San Diego hotel. After 17 years as an executive coach, I’ve had a lot of practice on what to talk about at a leadership retreat. I like to focus on three deep questions that help leaders and teams strengthen their personal identity.

What do you care about?
Do you own it?
What’s stopping you?

These questions might seem odd at first, but just as Jennifer Potter agrees in her recent HBR Article, sometimes you have to go slow to go fast. Most teams want to just dive right into planning for the next quarter or year or discuss goals, but without strong self-awareness and a sense of identity around what you care about, no one will follow you. Learn more about why I ask these questions at leadership retreats. A bonus question is one I experienced recently while I was volunteering which is, what is relevant to you? Deep questions create a strong identity to strengthen teams.

How to Fail in 2020

How do you fail in 2020? When you learn how to fail in 2020, you might just figure out how NOT to fail in 2020 too. Either choice is yours, but if you want to make 2020 the best year of your life, than we have a great free vision plan for you to make this the best year of your life.

How Leaders Show Their Teams Appreciation | Give the gift of appreciation this season | Simon Leadership Alliance | San Diego CA

How Leaders Show Appreciation To Their Teams

‘Tis the season for Appreciation. O.C. Tanner, shared some research last year in their 10-year, 200,000 person study that focused on employee engagement, retention and results that shared some strikingly sad facts on Appreciation. As leaders, we sometimes miss the depths that the role appreciation really has in the workplace. In this study, 79% of people in the United States leave their jobs because they don’t feel appreciated. In fact, they found that 69% of North Americans surveyed don’t even hear one word of recognition during an entire year at work, that is just crazy. In this video/blog, learn the distinction between appreciation and recognition, how to share appreciation with people on your team, and my example of how I appreciate a person on my team.

How to Brand Your Conscious Capital Company

How to brand your conscious capital company through story using transparency, authenticity and vulnerability. A panel from Conscious Capitalism San Diego.

WHY YOU DON'T SHARE YOUR DREAMS Simon Leadership San Diego CA

Why You Don’t Share Your Dreams & What You Need to Remember

You are hiding, you don’t share your dreams for good reasons. Sharing our biggest life dreams makes us vulnerable, but here are 6 reasons why you don’t share your dream and what you need to remember to create the courage you need to share it! Sharing your dream is the first step.

FreshBiz Team Building Event Featuring Kaiser Permanente

shBiz is a one-hour board game that teaches the entrepreneurial mindset, innovation, and high-level collaboration. It’s great for team building events, sales retreats, executive retreats, and strategy retreats. We are proud to be the only FreshBiz facilitator in Southern California and would love to talk about the opportunities it could provide your team

Team Building Events San Diego: The Person Who Changed Your Life

The Person Who Changed Your Life: Team Building Workshop

Let us take you through an experience with your team where you all share about the experience you’ve had with a person who’s changed your life!

Leadership Hacks from Today's Thought Leaders

Leadership Hacks from The Art of Leadership San Diego Conference

You’ve probably watched videos about “cooking hacks” and “life hacks” but, have you ever heard of Leadership Hacks? Let’s talk about hacking for a moment. In technology, hackers are the most powerful person in a network. Hackers find the vulnerable spot, make a quick change without trying to change the whole network and leave silently.…
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Practice Assertive Leadership Through Improv

Improv is taught by leading executive training companies because it gives leaders the skills they need today. Learn about how improv teaches assertive leadership

Brain tools The free app your team needs for more innovative thinking

Brain Tools: A Free App Your Team Needs For More Innovative Thinking

Are you looking for free tools to use at work to help your team? Leaders, managers and executives alike can benefit from this free app that helps your team come up with more creative and innovative ideas.

Team Building Vs. Building High Performance Teams Leadership Training | San Diego, CA

Is Team Building the Solution to Your Problem? The Distinction Between Team Building and Building High Performance Teams

Are you looking for help with problems with your team? Normally, the first thought is to Google team building and have an expectation that a team building activity or even is going to be the solution. However, most people go into team building events with the expectation that they will walk out becoming a high performance team and that is not the case. Learn about the distinction between team building and building high performance teams.

A team retreat for the inner game of leadership a case study

A Team Retreat for The Inner Game of Leadership: A Case Study

Team Building Meditation Retreat Where leadership meets meditation. Length of Team Building Retreat: 2 Hours # Of Participants : 8 [bctt tweet=”We are in an age where there is no solitude at all and if there were any we’d grab for our phones to make sure there wasn’t any. Elisha Goldstein @mindful_living”] Today, everyone has…
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Experiential Learning | Leadership Training & Team Building San Diego, CA

Why Experiential Learning is the ONLY Way to Transform Your Team

Share this: Experiential learning is the only way to transform your team because Leadership isn’t about having more knowledge. Your leaders need to practice. They need to be able to practice tough conversations and take on new actions required to strengthen their leadership capability. Leadership today is about emotional intelligence and being present. Strong leaders…
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How to Strengthen Your Influence Through Centering

How to Strengthen Your Influence Through “Centering”

In our leadership presence series, learn how to strengthen your leadership influence through “centering,” what centering even means, and why what you care about is SO important.

Host Healthcare Trains for High Performance (1)

Host Healthcare Team Trains for High Performance

The team at Host Healthcare, a healthcare staffing company based out of San Diego, California, has completed a leadership training program and sales coaching program, totaling over 100 hours of leadership training, with the Simon Leadership Alliance over the span of 2018. Due to the dedication of every leader and recruitment director, as well as the entire company’s drive for excellence, Host Healthcare has been able to close out their year strong with a 50% growth of travelers on assignment from July 2018 to January 2019.

How your Team is your Lifeline to Achieve your 2019 Resolutions.

How your Team is your Lifeline to achieve your 2019 Resolutions.

Are you ready to crush your 2019 resolutions for the new year?

Don’t bother.

Merely 8% of people actually fulfill on their new year’s resolutions.

Them are pretty bad odds. You have a 92% chance that whatever your write down, if you get that far, was a complete waste of your time!

Why such a low percentage?

Without anyone else holding you accountable, you probably won’t

San Diego Leadership Retreat

How to Prepare for Your Next Leadership Retreat

If you are an executive or leader looking to plan your company’s next leadership retreat, there are probably a lot of questions on your mind. But have you thought about asking, “How do I prepare how I want my people to show up at the retreat?” Learn about how to prepare for a leadership retreat.