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Email Contact with our Program Graduates

  Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on March 31st, 2009    No Comments

If you have attended one of our signature programs, and wish to stay in touch with us through our monthly newsletter, please contact us ( to express your interest in being on our contact list.

We have sent confirmation emails to everyone on our list, but if you have not confirmed joining our list yourself, we will be unable to send you emails with updates from other graduates or discounted offers and upcoming events.  Please be sure to let your group know about this as well and be sure to check your inbox for the confirmation email.  Thanks!

The Power of an Unlikely Leader

  Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on March 23rd, 2009    No Comments

The Power of an Unlikely Leader by Doug Dickerson, Carolina Newswire, March 2009

Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, both professionally and personally.  Here is a great story about how making others feel important, taking the time to listen, and sharing encouraging words are great attributes of good leaders.  The power is within all of us!

Mistakes Managers Make During Tough Economic Times

  Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on March 10th, 2009    No Comments

Tunnel Vision- “What worked before will work again.”

Why: Often managers are jinxed by their own experience bias.  Seasoned managers with previous experience  in surviving recessionary conditions are likely to follow “what worked before.”  This is a common mistake and it is important for managers to understand that each recessionary environment is not the same, and thus demands unique managerial decision making.  Approaching other managers and  employees in the organization is a good way to generate cost saving ideas and coordinated leaner operations.

Beware Inaction: Another common managerial mistake, in additiona to a bias for repeating the past is simply doing nothing.  Inaction is a very dangerous road for managers and can result in increase employee anxiety, loss of direction and declining morale.  Filing to respond to changes in the business environment is not the measure of an effective manager.  Economic changes present a perfect ociasion to re-examine and revisit existing policies and procedures and look for opportunities to improve processes and save money.

Resources provided upon request.

The Biology of Belief

  Posted by Dr. Holly Latty-Mann on March 4th, 2009    1 Comment

Your reality if a function of your beliefs.  You create your life according to the program (beliefs) in your mind, both conscious and unscious.  Some of these “programs” are negative and self-sabotaging and operate automatically to interfere with the happiness and success you seek to create in your life.  You cannot control that of which you are unaware.  The crux of this leadership workshop is to bring those negative “programs” into awareness and under your control.

Your Mind– Your mind is a marvelous bio-computer, into which thousands of tapes, programs, and beliefs about life, leadership, love, and survival are programmed.  You must first identify which viruses are in your bio-computer before you can eradicate them.

Your Body– How well you use your body, your health, and your energy determines the degree to which people respond positively to your “delivery system.”  You must identify 1) what people are reading as negative in your body language, 2) and where you house stressors in your body, and what to do about both.

Your Emotions– Learn what is considered optimal use of emotion as well as how to control negative emotions such as anger.  You need to idetify what it is that your anger is covering up in order to identify the triggers an manage the emotions.

Join us at The Leadership Trust® to learn more about how to bring all of these elements into a harmonious relationship using your mind, body, emotion, and spirit. 

TIME MAGAZINE’s cover story from Feb. 23, 2009 showcases how belief is good for your health.  Read it here.  The Biology of Belief