How to Lead

Raise a hand if any of the elements below ring a bell:

> Accessible.

> Mixing compassion with concrete action.

> Wam and competent.

> A willingness to say, “This is what I need.”

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Ami Watkin
How to give yourself permission.

How do we set boundaries to actually guard time for ourselves that is high quality and full of activities that make us feel energized and like our truest selves? (Newsflash: sleeping in and reading a book in bed is counted amongst restorative activities.) 

And once we set those boundaries, how do we give ourselves permission to then in turn actually enjoy that time? 

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Ami Watkin
How to Beyoncé Up

"What is it about her!? She's a QUEEN. A creative FORCE. Unwaveringly CONFIDENT. Her confidence is infectious! She makes you want to be confident like her!"

It’s time to Beyoncé up.

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Ami Watkin
How to Climb A Mountain

This is a meditation to center you. To help you return to the core of who you are and who you will become.

The meditation takes about 10 minutes. We encourage you to keep a pen and paper handy to write down anything you want to remember at the end.

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Ami Watkin
How to Imagine The Future

I just read a study that shows that while all of us readily report that we have changed immensely in the past 10 years, we consistently underestimate how much we will change in the next 10 years. 

Interesting, right?

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Ami Watkin
How to Reflect (And Then Take Action)

It’s powerful stuff, reflection. So as you step into these last few days of 2018, here is a strategy that I like to help your brain make connections and and arm yourself with knowledge and answers that you already have, but perhaps haven’t actively processed.

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Ami Watkin
How to Lead Like A Boss

In January, I’ll be starting a program at Georgetown at the Institute for Transformational Leadership, an I’m going to be diving deep on leadership and how to best support those who wish to lead. 

And as I heard Tina Barney talk about and reflect upon her career in photography, she said that the point at which you begin to do something unconsciously is when you know that you’re really starting to master it.

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Ami Watkin
HOW TO HARNESS YOUR POWER AND RECOVER FROM REJECTION

We’ve all been there. Rejection, breakups, laid-off, downsized, betrayed, there are so many ways to get screwed, and the worst is when it’s by people that we trust(ed). How do you rebuild? How do you crawl out of the darkness and self-doubt? And how do you protect yourself so you can weather the next upset with grace? Read on.

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Laena McCarthy