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Leadership Foundry by Xator Corporation We help your professionals through CHANGE, DECISION MAKING, CONFLICT STYLES, + more! Maximizing and leveraging the diverse gifts of your great teams

The Leadership Foundry (LF) is one of seven business units at Xator Corporation. Started in 2006, the LF has grown, delivering seminars of its highly sought-after Leadership Challenge Program (LCP) seminar series, which focuses on both leadership and diversity. Helping your leaders work through change, conflict, and more. We have worked with over 25,000 participants worldwide.

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01/20/2022
Instead of relying on exit interviews for potentially illuminating information, business owners are connecting with thei...
01/20/2022
Workers Keep Resigning. Here's a Novel Idea to Get Them to Stay

Instead of relying on exit interviews for potentially illuminating information, business owners are connecting with their employees before they're already out the door. #Leadership
https://www.inc.com/rebecca-deczynski/great-resignation-quitting-stay-interviews.html

Instead of relying on exit interviews for potentially illuminating information, business owners are connecting with their employees before they're already out the door.

01/19/2022
Here are more pictures from our experience with the FL ANG in Orlando last week. Thanks to all the participants for thei...
01/18/2022

Here are more pictures from our experience with the FL ANG in Orlando last week. Thanks to all the participants for their time and energy! Special thanks to Cyril Traeye, the FLNG SEEM, for his help in organizing the program and working with Danny Doucette, David Chancellor, Dan Quinn, Angela Shank and Monica Mancuso to make it a success. #LeadershipFoundry #Leadership

The rule of resilience is an emotionally intelligent way to deal with pressure, overcome challenges, and save your menta...
01/18/2022
Why Emotionally Intelligent People Embrace the ‘Rule of Resilience’

The rule of resilience is an emotionally intelligent way to deal with pressure, overcome challenges, and save your mental health. #Resilience #EQ
https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/mental-health-what-is-resilience-rule-of-resilience-how-to-overcome-challenges-how-to-deal-with-pressure-emotional-intelligence.html?cid=nl029week50day13_3&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=13122021

The rule of resilience is an emotionally intelligent way to deal with pressure, overcome challenges, and save your mental health.

01/17/2022
Want to manage your time more effectively, avoid burnout, and save your mental health? Start setting boundaries. #Settin...
01/17/2022
Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Set Boundaries. Here’s How They Do It

Want to manage your time more effectively, avoid burnout, and save your mental health? Start setting boundaries. #SettingBoundaries #EQ
https://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/emotional-intelligence-time-management-how-to-set-boundaries-how-to-avoid-burnout-mental-health-how-to-say-no.html?cid=nl029week49day09_1&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=09122021

Want to manage your time more effectively, avoid burnout, and save your mental health? Start setting boundaries.

Do you know how to prevent rage quitting in your organization? Here are some tips that may help. #ragequitting #leadersh...
01/15/2022
How to Prevent Rage Quitting in Your Business

Do you know how to prevent rage quitting in your organization? Here are some tips that may help. #ragequitting #leadership
https://www.inc.com/suzanne-lucas/how-to-prevent-rage-quitting-in-your-business.html?cid=nl029week01day07_3&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=4&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=07012022

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Antonio Brown isn't the only one leaving the workplace in dramatic fashion.

It’s easy to spend your life with people who think like you. Yet hanging out with like-minded people is the opposite of ...
01/14/2022
4 emotionally intelligent ways to accept people who don’t share your values

It’s easy to spend your life with people who think like you. Yet hanging out with like-minded people is the opposite of open-mindedness. #EI #leadership
https://www.fastcompany.com/90628936/4-emotionally-intelligent-ways-to-accept-people-who-dont-share-your-values?cid=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc

It’s easy to spend your life with people who think like you. Yet hanging out with like-minded people is the opposite of open-mindedness.

An interesting editorial on the new 5 senses workers need when working remotely. #WFH #Leadershiphttps://www.fastcompany...
01/14/2022
5 ‘senses’ remote leaders must rely on

An interesting editorial on the new 5 senses workers need when working remotely. #WFH #Leadership
https://www.fastcompany.com/90703919/5-senses-remote-leaders-must-rely-on?partner=feedburner&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcompany&utm_content=feedburner&cid=eem524:524:s00:12/20/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/20/2021_fc

The CEO of Skillsoft used to manage by walking around. Now, with remote teams, he’s had to develop new senses to supplement what he used to see and hear in the physical workplace.

We are so excited to be back in the classroom this week! Thank you to the Florida National Guard for their time and ener...
01/13/2022

We are so excited to be back in the classroom this week! Thank you to the Florida National Guard for their time and energy as we facilitate the LCP-I and LCP-II programs. Special thanks to Cyril Traeye, the FLNG SEEM, for his help in organizing the program and working with Danny Doucette, David Chancellor, Dan Quinn and Angela Shank to make it a success.

Here are three problems and the solutions you can implement now to improve your communication. #Communication #Leadershi...
01/12/2022
You’re probably making these common communication mistakes. Here are 3 ways to fix them

Here are three problems and the solutions you can implement now to improve your communication. #Communication #Leadership
https://www.fastcompany.com/90593549/youre-probably-making-these-common-communication-mistakes-here-are-3-ways-to-fix-them?cid=eem524:524:s00:12/24/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/24/2021_fc

The founder of On Point Speaking says that for many of us, communication is confusing—especially now.

When faced with uncertainty, we are hardwired to respond defensively and inflexibly. We need EI to push past those outda...
01/12/2022
Your old gut instincts may be failing you. Emotional intelligence won’t

When faced with uncertainty, we are hardwired to respond defensively and inflexibly. We need EI to push past those outdated survival instincts, this psychologist says. #EQ #Leadership
https://www.fastcompany.com/90694634/your-old-gut-instincts-may-be-failing-you-emotional-intelligence-wont?cid=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc

When faced with uncertainty, we are hardwired to respond defensively and inflexibly. We need EI to push past those outdated survival instincts, this psychologist says.

The slow work movement places an emphasis on actions that promote mindfulness, creativity, and a balanced working enviro...
01/11/2022
5 benefits to embracing slow work

The slow work movement places an emphasis on actions that promote mindfulness, creativity, and a balanced working environment.
https://www.fastcompany.com/90707471/5-benefits-to-embracing-slow-work?partner=feedburner&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcompany&utm_content=feedburner&cid=eem524:524:s00:12/23/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/23/2021_fc

The slow work movement places an emphasis on actions that promote mindfulness, creativity, and a balanced working environment.

In these times, one leadership skill is needed more than ever, and that’s the capacity to navigate uncertainty. #Leaders...
01/11/2022
4 Tips for Leading During Uncertainty

In these times, one leadership skill is needed more than ever, and that’s the capacity to navigate uncertainty. #Leadership
https://real-leaders.com/4-tips-for-leading-during-uncertainty/?inf_contact_key=9c2702d2adb91dfa7e41319f5d5ecfc0680f8914173f9191b1c0223e68310bb1

I’ve worked with CEOs, Fortune 500 executives, social entrepreneurs, and other leaders worldwide to unlock their leadership potential. In these times, one leadership skill is needed more than ever, and […]

Conflict appears in many forms, but we seldom are prepared to deal with it. Fortunately, this 3-step rule defuses tense ...
01/10/2022
Use The "S-A-S" Rule to Quickly Defuse Conflict & End Arguments

Conflict appears in many forms, but we seldom are prepared to deal with it. Fortunately, this 3-step rule defuses tense situations and facilitates constructive resolution. #Conflict #Leadership
https://www.inc.com/jeff-steen/use-this-sas-rule-to-quickly-diffuse-conflict-amp-end-arguments.html?cid=nl029week51day22_4&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=22122021

Conflict appears in many forms, but we seldom are prepared to deal with it. Fortunately, this 3-step rule defuses tense situations and facilitates constructive resolution.

A combination of self-awareness and self-management will help smooth your path to normalcy. #SelfAwareness #Leadership #...
01/10/2022
Emotional intelligence is more than a buzzword—it’s a requirement for a return to life

A combination of self-awareness and self-management will help smooth your path to normalcy. #SelfAwareness #Leadership #EQ
https://www.fastcompany.com/90637028/emotional-intelligence-is-more-than-a-buzzword-its-a-requirement-for-a-return-to-life?cid=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc

A combination of self-awareness and self-management will help smooth your path to normalcy.

Hubert Joly, who revived Best Buy when challenged by e-commerce giant Amazon, says you can make your employees happy whi...
01/07/2022
Great Leaders Embody These 4 Principles, According to Former Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly

Hubert Joly, who revived Best Buy when challenged by e-commerce giant Amazon, says you can make your employees happy while still delivering results. #Leadership
https://www.inc.com/fran-velasquez/best-buy-hubert-joly-best-leaders-leadership-principles.html?cid=nl029week49day10_3&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=10122021

Hubert Joly, who revived Best Buy when challenged by e-commerce giant Amazon, says you can make your employees happy while still delivering results.

The hardest thing for a leader to do is to admit that they might be the thing that is preventing the organization they a...
01/06/2022
Disney’s Former CEO Bob Iger Just Explained the Reason He Resigned. It’s the Best Example of Emotional Intelligence I’ve Seen Yet

The hardest thing for a leader to do is to admit that they might be the thing that is preventing the organization they are responsible for from growing or innovating or rising to whatever challenge it faces. #EQ #Leadership
https://www.inc.com/jason-aten/disneys-former-ceo-bob-iger-just-explained-reason-he-resigned-its-best-example-of-emotional-intelligence-ive-seen-yet.html?cid=nl029week51day22_3&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Inc%20Must%20Reads&position=1&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=22122021

"I started listening less," Iger said of his leadership style. It was a sign it was time to leave.

David Rock’s SCARF® Model coupled with emotional intelligence can help create healthy and motivated teams. #EQ #Leadersh...
01/05/2022
Try this brain-based leadership model to collaborate and influence others

David Rock’s SCARF® Model coupled with emotional intelligence can help create healthy and motivated teams. #EQ #Leadership
https://www.fastcompany.com/90654943/try-this-brain-based-leadership-model-to-collaborate-and-influence-others?cid=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:12/19/2021_fc

David Rock’s SCARF® Model coupled with emotional intelligence can help create healthy and motivated teams.

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The Leadership Foundry (LF) is one of seven business units at Xator Corporation. Started in 2006, the LF has grown, delivering seminars of its highly sought-after Leadership Challenge Program (LCP) seminar series, which focuses on both leadership and diversity. Helping your leaders work through change, conflict, and more. We have worked with over 45,000 participants worldwide.

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