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Leadership Assessment Tools – The SHV Way

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This post provides an overview of the leadership assessment tools utilized by the SHV team, including TTI Success Insights (DISC), Hogan Assessments, and 6 Types of Working Genius. Assessments play a vital role in leadership development, coaching, and team building – ultimately enhancing organizational effectiveness. To ensure a good cultural fit, the SHV team integrates […]

Building Psychological Safety for High-Performing Teams

Most of us, at some point in our careers, have worked in a business culture that made us feel held back. Maybe you felt hesitant to speak up in meetings, anxious about making even the smallest mistakes, or even surrounded by a facade of kindness that felt hollow and isolating. If so – it’s often […]

How Facilitated Peer Coaching Can Make You A Better Leader

If you are in a position of leadership, it’s likely that you have felt incredibly lonely at times. Being the person in charge is by its nature an isolating responsibility, and you may not feel you have anyone to talk to about the experience of leading and the loneliness of being at the top. One […]

Power or Influence? How True Connection Impacts Leadership

Over the last several decades, the way we understand power dynamics has changed. We are experiencing a cultural shift in the workplace from a dominant culture to a connective culture. Power vs. Influence in the Workplace In the dominant workplace culture paradigm, power is emphasized in leadership and is often obtained from one’s position or […]

Practicing Mindfulness Supports Wellness in the Workplace

Now, more than ever, leaders are experiencing high stress, burnout, and fatigue. However, it is possible to pivot to a greater sense of wellbeing in the workplace. Using time-tested mindfulness practices backed by brain science, you can learn to regulate your emotions, optimize your performance, and feel better in the workplace – and lead your […]

Leadership Mindset Shift: From Hero to Host

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We had the privilege of sitting down with Cynthia Moore-Hollinshed of Coaching for Clarity, LLC to talk about Leadership Stances and the importance of taking off our “hero” capes as leaders. This mindset shift from hero to host opens up more shared intelligence and allows our teams to shine. The Illusion of Specialness Margaret Wheatley […]

Healthy Conflict: How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace for Thriving Teams

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Disengage. Run! Panic. Defend. The concept of conflict at work carries such a negative association that simply saying the word “conflict” triggers one of the above reactions. There seems to be an underlying belief that all workplace conflict is bad, and it will only make situations worse. The key is to engage in healthy conflict […]

Creating a Culture of Feedback

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We were surprised by the overwhelming response of executives and VP leaders when we offered a conversation about feedback culture. We talked specifically about how to strategically create space for direct, kind and actionable feedback (give and receive) that motivates leaders within organizations to grow and change culture. What is Feedback Culture? Feedback Culture is […]

Trauma Informed Leadership: The Anti-Dote to Quiet Quitting

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In our latest webinar, we had the pleasure of working with Carly Bergy from Lark Voice and Speech Services to provide her expertise around trauma-informed leadership. Carly’s tools and insights are incredibly relevant for leaders in any industry as the workplace phenomenon “quiet quitting” is on the rise.  It refers to employees who put no […]

How to Lead a Team With Mindfulness

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Harvard Business School conducted a survey of service professionals and found that 94% of them worked 50+ hour weeks. In a workplace survey conducted by Staples, 78% of employees felt their employers shared the responsibility of their mental and physical wellness. Such a substantial amount of precious time in your life span is dedicated to […]


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