How Fearless Leaders Do Nothing

Something unexpected is happening with leaders. Or should I say not happening. Over a single week in February I met with three coaching clients. Each was working away on their plans for the new year. Each was excited about the future. And yet, to our surprise, each of those sessions led to a moment when…

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NEW! Fearless Forum 2024: Making Your Career Transition

Starts April 18th – Sign up today! 2024 Fearless Forum: Making Your Career Transition Monthly April – September 2024 Join Executive Coach Nora Ludviksen for an inspiring online series, the 2024 Fearless Leaders Forum. This year’s Forum – based on popular demand – is designed to support you in the process of a significant career…

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How Fearless Leaders resist overwhelm

FEARLESS LEADER, And now for something completely practical: “45 minutes that saved my sanity.” — A FEARLESS CLIENT   It’s pretty ironic that the more we need to get done, the harder it is to feel productive. An endless list of tasks swirling in your head or taunting you from scattered lists can fracture your…

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How Fearless Leaders trust.

FEARLESS LEADER, How do you build and maintain trust with your clients? “Trust is a choice.” — AMY DICKINSON, advice columnist   I attended a gathering of mediators last month to enjoy a purposeful social hour. The topic up for discussion was Trust. To me, the conversation raised points that apply directly to how Fearless…

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How to pause

FEARLESS LEADER, Do you feel exhausted, overwhelmed or depleted right now? There’s nothing wrong with you.   “Our efforts at connection are insufficient against the responses of our nervous system.”  — Christine Runyan, Clinical Psychologist   My clients land in a Zoom session with me in a state of distraction: they’re rushing in from the…

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What makes you a Fearless Leader?

FEARLESS LEADER, Grow Fearless in 2021. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. Knowing what must be done does away with fear.” — ROSA PARKS   Fear is a feeling of dread, apprehension, or uneasiness. It can also be the respectful awe you feel toward the…

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Have you hit the wall? (You’re not alone).

FEARLESS LEADER EXTRA: Today I’m sharing the reassuring guidance of Dr. Aisha Ahmad of the University of Toronto about the wall we can expect to hit, like clockwork, at about the six-month mark of a sustained crisis.  If you’ve hit the wall, and you’re wondering ‘What’s wrong with me?’ or ‘How do I get through…

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Case Study: Building on a Vision of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

A conversation with Alex Rolluda, President of Rolluda Architects “Our leadership team meetings are like barbarians around a table – and I wouldn’t have it any other way.”    Alex Rolluda, President of Rolluda Architects, gets a kick out of the expressive energy of his leadership team, and their willingness to fight for their opinions.…

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