Author Archive | Dr. Holly Latty-Mann

ROI and Your Professional Development Funds: Addressing Office Intimidators and Conflict Avoiders

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Reflecting upon a full generation of leadership development workshop participants, the two most common 360° feedback comments tend to target the following types of employees: 1) Intimidating, and 2) Dysfunctional pleasing. What compounds this phenomenon and negatively influences the company culture is the fact that these two types often times work together. Here are the […]

The “Tap into Trust” Movement: Building Trust-Based, Cohesive, Collaborative (and Fun!) Teams

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Simon Sinek said it well: “A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.” The Leadership Trust® was granted its registered trademark in the 1990s to capture the essence of highly effective leadership:  Trust. Regardless of conceptual methodologies employed (e.g., self-awareness and […]

How to Help Your (Adult) Child Become a Trusted Leader

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Recently I received an invitation from a man to connect with his adult child on LinkedIn. He went on to underscore the value of networking. While I agree that this can be useful, this could also be putting the cart before the horse. Think about it. Networking is all about exposure. But what is getting […]

Leadership and Love: Great Bedfellows!

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At first blush (and blushing), love and leadership are not strange bedfellows. My dissertation for my first doctorate was on mate selection. Within a decade, Harvard School of Business was promoting a new flavor of leadership, using words like intimacy, lovingness and compassion. I can already hear the grumbling from you no-nonsense types who espouse […]

Want to Improve your Parenting? Seek Out This Approach to Leadership Training

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Before Murdoch purchased the Wall Street Journal, the Journal engaged in a rigorous selection process to identify the best MBA programs in the world. IMD of Switzerland was known to take 1st and 2nd places on a consistent basis.  Why? Their approach to leadership development produced not just great managers, but even greater leaders. Their […]

The Science Behind Trust Issues in Corporate or Personal Relationships

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You were born with a personality label, whether you know this or not. Newborn babies get classified according to a temperament or disposition: difficult, warm, and slow-to-warm. In a way you could say this is the earliest sign of the nature of one’s social relationships later in life. For those receiving a less-than-favorable label, there […]

Trust and Relationship DNA: Nature vs Nurture

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Behavioral scientists can actually show before-and-after slides depicting changes within one’s brain following practiced new behaviors. This strongly suggests our relationship DNA is pliable like a psychological stem-cell transplant. So, would you like to enjoy more trust in your most important relationships at work and at home? You can identify which behaviors parading as good […]

Want a List of our Trustworthy Competitors?

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Follow this link http://trustacrossamerica.com/magazine.shtml, and discover people who are making a big financial difference in the corporate world by helping leadership infuse their corporate culture with trust. Barbara Kimmel, The CEO of Trust Across America – Trust Around the World, puts it this way, “For a small group of CEOs, awareness is growing around the […]

A Simple, Effective Way to Manage (Mis)Trust and (Mis)Perceptions

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Most people inadvertently invite mistrust by inadvertently creating misperceptions.  Following receipt of 360 feedbacks in literally every leadership workshop, someone will say, “That’s a misperception”, to which he or she gets to hear, “Their perceptions are their truth about you, AND if you were not attending a program, would these ‘misperceptions’ still be floating around […]

CEO Hires People Just Like Him, Only to Hate the Way They Act

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Want a culture change? Company culture is a function of the personalities of the top few who influence morale. There is good news. Oftentimes it is a matter of creating a one-by-one tipping point. Here’s how it works within a company of key players who all sport strong, demoralizing personalities. Scenario 1:  Sales manager isn’t […]