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Listening 2 Leaders improves the performance of top leaders as they face new challenges. Specializing in healthcare, finance, and entrepreneurship, L2L delivers results through executive coaching, leadership training, and strategy development, providing services from Sarasota, Florida to Cape Town, South Africa.
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We ask questions and listen carefully, determining first whether you need us, and then what combination of services best fit your needs. Providing individual assessment, executive coaching, and strategic support, we hold clients accountable for setting and accomplishing extraordinary goals.
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Our success with you is co-created, through total commitment to your goals. L2L believes that good work starts with creating successful partnerships. Our process has a sequence of steps we call potentiation, a term in chemistry when one substance interacts with another to make it more powerful, more effective.
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Persuasion is a topic that most of my clients are interested in. “How can I get my people to just get on board?” I get asked a lot. They would love if I could teach them something called “supersuasion” and today I found a way to do just that in an article I read by Kevin Dutton in the Scientific American Mind March/April 2010, The Power to Persuade. He simplified it with an acronym “SPICE”: Simplicity, Perceived self-interest, Incongruity, Confidence and Empathy. So clearly he used the SPICE acronym...
I have a client in an “organizational tangle,” as Dr. Marcia Ruben titles a business challenge with multiple causes, diverse stakeholders, conflicting agendas, and charged emotions. We’ve been using a the SCARF model of understanding five motivators to find a way to untangle the situation. SCARF is an acronym for a relatively new model of human needs developed by David Rock, founder of the NeuroLeadership Institute (where I’m pursuing certification in NeuroLeadership) based on the last ten years of neuroscience. It is based in part on the research that the...
Too much chaos and nothing gets done, people lose faith and ultimately become apathetic. Too much control and they feel stifled and want to revolt, or leave. Where’s the sweet spot? I was introduced to a concept called the Chaordic Model, which immediately resonated as a useful description of many circumstances. The term was coined in the late 90’s by the former CEO of Visa, Dee Hock. The idea is based on combining characteristics of chaos and characteristics of order, with neither dominating. It applies to an organization,...