Leading Yourself

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    Before you can effectively lead others, you need to lead yourself. In this course, learn how to manage your mindset, behaviors, and workplace relationships to help you stand out in your organization and in your industry as a leader. Whether you're on the management track or you're an individual contributor, authors and leadership experts Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod can help you take charge of your own learning. They explain when and where you need to be leading yourself, as well as how to track your goals, take charge of your own development, and even give yourself a performance review. Plus, learn tips for motivating yourself, leading your peers, and managing your boss.


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      Lisa Earle McLeod

      Author of Selling with Noble Purpose | Expert on Purpose in Business | Virtual Keynotes & Online Courses

      Sales leadership expert Lisa Earle McLeod is a popular keynote speaker, author, and consultant.

      Lisa created the "noble purpose" concept and strategy after her research revealed that organizations driven by a noble purpose outperformed the market by over 350%. A sought-after keynote speaker who has rocked the house everywhere from Apple to Peterbilt Trucks, Lisa is known for her cutting-edge ideas, practical techniques, and inspirational humor. She is the author of four best-selling books on leadership, sales, and personal development. Her book Selling with Noble Purpose: How to Drive Revenue and Do Work That Makes You Proud has been a game changer at global firms like Flight Centre, Hootsuite, and Roche. She is also the sales leadership expert for Forbes.com, and she has appeared on NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, Oprah.com, and Good Morning America.

      Find out more at McleodandMore.com.
    • Click here to view Elizabeth (McLeod) Lotardo’s instructor page

      Elizabeth (McLeod) Lotardo

      Consultant. Speaker. LinkedIn Learning Instructor. Selling with #NoblePurpose.

      Elizabeth McLeod is the vice president of client services at McLeod & More, Inc.

      Elizabeth manages projects for clients like Google, G Adventures, and Hootsuite. She also spearheads McLeod & More's marketing and executive events. Before joining McLeod & More, Elizabeth worked in advertising in both Boston and London. She has an undergraduate education in advertising from Boston University, and a master's degree in industrial and organizational psychology.

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  • Welcome

    - As recently as a decade ago, there as an expectation that your boss would be your leader. - But that's shifting a little bit. - Now, leading yourself has become critical. Not just for your success at work, but also, for your happiness. - So, when should you be leading yourself? - Always. - Even if you have a great boss. - [Lisa] You know, it used to be that managers had between four and six direct reports, and experts recommended this so that the manager could give their people their full attention. - [Elizabeth] But today's leaders are overwhelmed, and some have as many as 15 people to lead. - [isa] Or more. And chances are, your boss probably has another job to do on top of being your leader. - [Elizabeth] Even a great boss will get overwhelmed or distracted and not be in the space to lead you sometimes. - [Lisa] You know, and if you have a bad boss, hm, leading yourself becomes even more imperative, because then it's up to you to take responsibility for your learning, your…

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