The Art of Leadership

The Art of Leadership

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Experienced leader, Niña Ellison, focuses on those seeking a fresh perspective into some of the hardest skills a leader will ever learn.


The Value of Positive Thinking
Sep 29 • 11 min
The Impact of Positive Thinking As We Think, So We Lead Soft skills make a difference in lives, but, too, soft skills make a difference in the bottom line of your business…
Positive Thinking in a High Pressure Environment
Sep 22 • 11 min
Positive Thinking 2 As we Think so we lead Positive thoughts create real value in our lives. When you expand your perspective on positive thinking, new skills and resources enter into your realm of possibilities and increase value to you and those you…
Positive Thinking saves lives
Sep 15 • 10 min
Positive Thinking As we Think so we lead Research reveals that positive thinking is about much more than just being happy, displaying an upbeat attitude, or choosing to discover the positive that can come from a difficult situation. Positive thinking in…
Big Picture Thinking
Sep 8 • 10 min
Big Picture Thinkers “As we think, so we lead” Part 1 There are several ways to learn big picture thinking. One way is to learn how to lead through ambiguity. (https://www.azquotes.com/quote/1184801?ref=ambiguity) James Hollis, American psychoanalyst…
Launchpad Leadership: Home Base
Aug 22 • 16 min
LAUNCHPAD LEADERS. Home base A conversation with launchpad leader Kelly Ellison Advantages of being a launchpad: 1. Sets a standard for growth and being growth minded 2. Guides the hiring process 3. Helps leaders to get to know others in the early days of…
A Journeyman’s education
Aug 18 • 10 min
A Journeyman’s education Personal Growth Initiative Part 4b A Journeyman’s education on how to treat people: 1. Love people 2. Value the culture of the company 3. Acknowledge and know the company history 4. Listen to the storytelling as a powerful way to…
Intentionality
Aug 11 • 13 min
Intentionality: Part I Personal Growth Thoughts from Brian Pearson, Executive Coach: Intentionality is based on your core values Being intentional includes understanding the process but also the relationships that go with the process With intentionality…
Using Resources
Aug 4 • 9 min
Using Resources Personal Growth Initiative: Part 3 It becomes more and more evident that to stay the course – to become a sustainable healthy leader - personal and professional growth need to pursued. Both are needed to compound the consistent delivery of…
Planning for Personal Growth
Jul 28 • 11 min
Planning for Personal Growth Personal Growth Initiative No matter your profession or your role as a leader, it is well known that personal growth and professional growth are linked. Yet, what is not as well understood is the significance of the lag in…
Readiness for Change
Jul 21 • 14 min
Readiness for Change Personal Growth Inventory: Part 1 Dr Chris Robitschek and her colleagues have validated 4 skills found in personal growth. And if all 4 are present then what these researches have demonstrated is that we can increase our personal…
The Age of Personalization
Jul 14 • 6 min
The Age of Personalization In leadership, the first person we learn lead is ourselves! Four essential unique skills that have been validated within intentional personal growth by the work of Chris Robitschek, PhD and her colleagues are: Readiness for…
Everyday resources
Jul 7 • 7 min
Would you like to learn more about how you are wired. Everyone you encounter is motivated differently, communicates differently, and views tasks and relationships differently. As a certified DISC consultant, I can help you learn even more about how to…
Honoring what we have in common
Jun 30 • 11 min
Learn to honor that which we have in common. A good leader is intentional in discovering ways to honor others. Here are three thoughts to consider: #1: Storytelling. Learn other’s stories and be ready to tell your own #2. Let others know you SEE them. I.…
Gracious Leadership
Jun 23 • 8 min
Connect with me at www.healthyleadership.online (http://www.healthyleadership.online/) to learn more about how I partner in the growth and sustainability of healthy leaders.
Dial in to dialogue
Jun 16 • 11 min
The Pursuit of Generative Dialogue Generative thinking: the idea that there really is nothing new under the sun BUT when we put different combinations of that “nothing new” into a conversation, something generative happens and we see things from a…
Humility in Leadership
Jun 9 • 8 min
Humility in Leadership Humility is a skill every leader can choose to learn! Research has demonstrated that there is an association between higher levels of humility and stronger communities. At the heart of humility there is an understanding that every…
Serve first
Jun 2 • 15 min
Serve First: A Game Changing Soft Skill Three potential outcomes of a leader learning to serve first: 1. Those who serve first empower others to realize their potential. Having a leader that nurtures and inspires provides a safe environment for growth and…
True Presence
May 26 • 18 min
True Presence: A Game Changing Soft Skill The lack of true presence impacts those who need it the most. Question #1: How do I define true presence in a leader? Key elements to the idea of a leader’s true presence: · True presence in a leader is a moment…
Unlearning
May 19 • 13 min
Unlearning: A Game Changing Soft Skill In 2016 Research conducted by Harvard University, the Carnegie Foundation and Stanford Research Center concluded that 85% of job success comes from having well‚Äźdeveloped soft and people skills. “The illiterate of the…
Renew your spirit: tap into the power of purpose
May 12 • 10 min
Leading Through Crisis: Part V Tapping into your purpose Would like some help in clarifying your purpose? If so, then head to my website at www.healthyleadership.online/home (http://www.healthyleadership.online/home). On the homepage you will see a course…
Increase your fuel efficiency
May 5 • 12 min
Micro resilience Part IV: increase your fuel efficiency The micro-resilient concept this week comes from Bonnie St John’s 4th framework: increasing our body’s fuel efficiency. You can increase your fuel efficiency in the way you approach drinking water.…
Reframing Your Mind
Apr 28 • 14 min
Leading Through Crisis: Part III Reframing Your Mind Traditional psychology has demonstrated through multiple research studies that people tend to · focus on negative events rather than positive ones · learn more from negative outcomes and experiences ·…
Resetting Your Primitive Alarms
Apr 21 • 18 min
Micro resilience: Part II: Resetting your Primitive Alarms 1. Primitive Alarms: a physical response needed for immediate survival. 2. The prefrontal cortex is best known for things like planning, and problem-solving. 3. The amygdala are responsible for…
Refocus your Brain
Apr 14 • 19 min
Microresilience: Lessons learned from Bonnie St John Framework Number One: REFOCUS YOUR BRAIN. Microresilience: · looks at what you can do today, those little changes, that will, over time, impact the bigger plans that you are putting in place as you lead…
Courageous leadership
Apr 7 • 20 min
Courageous leaders: more than a roaring lion. There are many definitions of courage. One of my favorite definitions is that courage is shown by the way we behave when things get tough. How we show up in tough times indicates a level of being authentic,…
The Art of Leadership Trailer
Mar 17 • 2 min
Welcome to the Art of Leadership with Nina Ellison. … the show that brings you deeper insights and podcast education through a leader’s discovery of the soft skills of leadership. Join Nina on April 7 with her first episode called Courageous Leadership:…