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The Timing Tool Set; Season 7, Episode 7: Leadership on the Ground with Erica Peitler


ABOUT SEASON SEVEN:

In this season, we’re going to be talking about the timing of leadership, which is all about answering the question of when. Time is a precious resource, a nonrenewable resource. So, learning how to use time, leverage it, and turbo charge it, both in our life and in our career, can be a game changer.


DISCUSSION GUIDE FROM TODAY’S EPISODE:

  1. We discuss the calendar, which is a living and breathing tool.
  2. How are you allocating your time when someone requests some? Fight the urge to just give someone one hour.
  3. “The energy relationship with time.” Don’t let anyone steal your high productivity time.
  4. Intentionally block off “thinking” time on the calendar.
  5. Do not allow anyone else to manage your calendar!
  6. The power of uninterrupted time. Stop-start-stop-start is VERY disruptive.
  7. How to invest time with meetings. Need to know the goal of the meeting beforehand. Smart meeting agendas are critical.
  8. Do people really need to be in this meeting? Or are you just filling their 40-hour week?
  9. Different types of meeting have different time expectations. There are four types of meetings: Information-sharing,  coordination, operational, or a strategic meeting (Hint: we need to spend more time with operational and strategic meetings).
  10. The Progressive-Mindset Model; how it is relevant to your timing tool set!
  11. The Accountability Conversation, and its role with timing.
  12. Another tool: The Six Thinking Hats, or parallel thinking (helps eliminate confusion in meetings).
  13. How to deal with introverts and extroverts in meetings, and how to bring the best out of both.

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ABOUT ERICA PEITLER

Erica is an accomplished leadership performance coach and high-impact facilitator who creates the conditions for change and growth with her clients so that they can take the evolutionary or transformational steps toward achieving their full potential as individual leaders, high-performing teams, and organizations operating at a level of excellence.

Erica was recognized by New Jersey Biz magazine as one of the 50 Best Women in Business in 2013 and in 2014 was elected to sit on the boards of two large, privately held companies. In 2011-2013, she served as the chair of the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy board and is a member of the Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) and the Healthcare Women’s Business Association (HBA). In addition, she has chaired a Vistage private advisory board and facilitated monthly provocative debate and dialogue with 15 to 18 CEOs. EMAIL or call 973.998.8082.


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