Be the Authentic You with Dr. Natalie Forest

Dr. Natalie Forest is a CEO, International Executive Consultant, Transformational Business and Life Coach,  Corporate Leadership and Teamwork Trainer, Keynote Speaker &  International Best Selling Author, and Mentor.

Natalie is America’s Leading Expert in Personal Performance, is Founder of Success Revolutions and Revolutionize Your Potential.  Her engaging methods and techniques address Human Capital, Leadership, Diversity, and Change Management in business and personal situations leading to increased productivity, teamwork, retention, resulting in higher profitability, authentic fulfillment, and less stress. Natalie assists you in re-connecting with YOU and understanding your purpose, embracing your potential, and achieving your dreams.

In this conversation, Natalie and I discuss what leadership should look like (at all levels) not only in normal circumstances but in particular in times of crisis like we find ourselves in today. By being authentic, leaders form high trust and the team can sense it. The 3 “R’s” of leadership when you look in the mirror each day should start with…respect, relationship, and recognition. Do I respect myself? Do I have a good relationship with myself? Do I take the time to pat myself on the back and appreciate the small things?  Starting with YOU is the foundation of being

Key Leadership Takeaways:

  • Leaders should have a “yes I can” and a “yes, WE can” attitude at all times.
  • Earn trust, not by title, but by action.
  • Victor vs. Victim mindset, it is about how “aware” you are to the surrounding environment and how to control it. 
  • Talk to your team and see if they are happy where they are. If not, are you placing them in the right positions at the right time? Employee engagement is the key to high-performance organizations.

Leader Action Plan:

  • YOU can control perceptions and focus on being your best every day. Be aware each day of how you see “reality”.
  • Have this conversation with those you are coaching and mentoring. Are THEY aware of the 3 “R’s” and are they practicing it.

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