6 results for author: Melinda Fouts


Peak Performance in the Face of Adversity

I recently saw the film, Hidden Figures, a true story about three African-American women whose work at NASA was instrumental in the first manned orbit of the Earth. The story takes place in the 1960s and these women were faced with a triangle of adversities ...
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Have You Unlocked Your Fullest Potential?

Of the 15 competencies of the emotional intelligence assessment, self-actualization is paramount to unlocking your fullest potential. Many leaders that I coach score medium to low in the category of self-improvement. Below are the most common failings that ...
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Embracing Change – It is Inevitable

One of the challenges several of my clients face in their organizations is the resistant to changes from their employees combined with a disgruntlement about how decisions are made. Through our work together, we explore specific techniques to address ...
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How We Get in Our Own Way of Success

"How do I get in my own way?" This is a wonderful question to ask your-self and reflect upon to gain access to the door of self-awareness. To be frank, everyone I coach, gets in their own way and are not even aware of how their thoughts, their go-to style, ...
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Exemplary Leaders Empower Others

I had the most inspiring discussion yesterday with a depth-ful and thought-provoking man. His mission in life is to empower others, to help them become a vital part of their community. He shared many stories with me, and as I listened, I thought, "What a ...
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True Mastery of The Self

What does it take to be an exemplary leader? How do you become an exemplary leader? And, what is the key component of mastering the self to attain the highest level of leadership? Reading about peak performance or attending leadership development courses ...
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