Frameworked to Death: Care Personally, Challenge Directly, But Please, Deliver Authentically

Frameworked to Death: Care Personally, Challenge Directly, But Please, Deliver Authentically

Frameworks are fabulous mechanisms for getting us comfortable having tough conversations. They teach us how to build the muscle needed to connect with the people around us, and without them, we often won’t have the conversation at all. But be careful of losing yourself in their nuance and structure.

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How WillowTree Partnered with Launch Project to Build A Scalable Leadership Development Program

 How WillowTree Partnered with Launch Project to Build A Scalable Leadership Development Program

In early 2018, WillowTree, a digital innovation agency based in Charlottesville, VA began asking: How can we maintain our culture and our core values as we continue to expand? Partnering with Launch Project, WillowTree realized that to sustain and evolve its culture, it needed to invest in its high potential leaders.

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Strengths-Based Leadership: Four Ways to Tune into What You Do Well

Strengths-Based Leadership: Four Ways to Tune into What You Do Well

When you focus on your strengths, you are more productive, efficient, and fulfilled. Organizations that support employees in leaning into their strengths have increases in employee engagement, which ultimately leads to higher profitability, lower turnover, and greater customer satisfaction.

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How to Drastically Transform Your Work Relationships

How to Drastically Transform Your Work Relationships

Creating meaningful relationships with the people you work with doesn’t have to be super time consuming, and in the end, it will actually save you time. The better you know your colleagues and what motivates them, the easier it will be to communicate, motivate, and GSD. Given that we spend most of our waking hours in the office, isn't’ that a good thing?

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Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Coaching

Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Coaching

Change takes getting uncomfortable and digging deep. It takes honesty — with your coach and with yourself. And sometimes, it takes good old-fashioned homework. A coach cannot change your life for you. What they can do is help you create a plan to change your own life.

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Stop Living Small: Combatting Impostor Syndrome

Stop Living Small: Combatting Impostor Syndrome

Even if you’re doing the best work, if you’re constantly putting yourself down and not owning your success, others will believe what you believe. And even if you keep your impostor feelings to yourself, you’ll still internalize your self-limiting and self-sabotaging feelings and undermine your decisions. 

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