This month on our Storytalks by Narativ Podcast, we’re spotlighting Earl Breon, a former active duty United States Marine with over 25 years of experience in coaching and leadership development. He is the CEO and Founder of The Leadership Phalanx where he combines his civilian and military experiences with his love of history to bring his clients what he calls, “The 11 Shields of The Leadership Phalanx”.
This article outlines five simple and free steps we can take to improve our engagement at work.
I am a morning person and am unbearably happy when I get out of bed before the sun rises. I
When we start to get “verklempt” (very emotional in Queens dialect and Yiddish), my guidance to us is simple: engage in “The power of doing just one thing to reenergize and connect.” The exercise is as simple as it sounds: Pause, regroup, find a positive action, and reach out.
A lesson about showing up, being yourself and the joy of unplanned moments of connection with Golda Solomon and Christopher Dean Sullivan the bassist. So much learning it in rooms full of people who are raising their creative voices for the good of others.
My avatar taught me an important lesson. Sometimes we can’t control how we “show up” !
In a nutshell, Appreciative inquiry is the process of hearing and acknowledging another person and the facts and emotions they expressed. However theory is great but here’s a musical prompt to help us appreciate the this theory. Listen as The Louisville Leopard Percussionists model this practice into action as they play Jon Baptiste’s “I need You” at their recent concert.