What Matters Most to You?

If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you know that we write about What Matters Most a lot. In fact, it’s a foundational principle of the SOS Leadership business model. We strive to empower and equip leaders to make a difference with a focus on what matters most to them. But the question is: Read More …

Leaders Give, Leaders Help, Leaders Hope

I strive to make this quote the foundation of my life. I wish I could say I was always successful, but even when I’m not, it’s at the forefront of my mind and deeply embedded in my heart. I am motivated by helping others succeed in a way that’s meaningful to them. And I find Read More …

The Power of the Pause Button – Part 3 of 3

Today’s blog is the final post in a three-part series called The Power of the Pause Button where SOS Leadership Partner Amber Fogarty explores the art of thinking before we speak and why this is particularly important for those who lead. To read the first 2 posts in this series, click here and here. Welcome back! This Read More …

Courageous Leaders, I Salute You!

Being a leader takes courage. There’s no doubt about it. I’ve written about courage before on this blog (see here), and I’m struck by how often I recognize moments in my life when making the choice to lead requires me to dig deep to find the courage.One of the great challenges of leadership is to Read More …

The Power of the Pause Button – Part 2 of 3

Today’s blog post is the second in a three-part series called The Power of the Pause Button where SOS Leadership Partner Amber Fogarty explores the art of thinking before we speak and why this is particularly important for those who lead. To read the first post in this series, click here. Last week talked about Read More …

The Power of the Pause Button – Part 1 of 3

Today’s blog post is the first in a three-part series called The Power of the Pause Button where SOS Leadership Partner Amber Fogarty explores the art of thinking before we speak and why this is particularly important for those who lead. Leaders need to be passionately obsessed with communication. It’s one of the keys to Read More …

Profound Leadership Lesssons

During one of our recent SOS Gr8 Women Leaders sessions, we had an incredibly poignant conversation about how important it is for leaders to value, respect, and honor other leaders.  Each and every human being has value. Every person has unique and wonderful gifts to share with the world.  As leaders, we are called to help others Read More …

Leaders & Learning to Communicate

There’s no question about it. Leaders need to be strong communicators. Do you understand your communication style? Do you know your strengths and areas for improvement? I often debrief leaders on a leadership assessment that provides deep insight into their communication style. It provides of list of communication dos and don’ts, which sheds light on Read More …

The Blame Game Alternative: Personal Responsibility

If you grew up with siblings (especially younger ones), you most likely learned how to pass the buck when you did something wrong. I see this a lot at my house with an almost 6 year old and a 3 year old. At times they are both pointing at each other, and neither wants to Read More …