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Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach| Zoom Fatigue is Real

Zoom Fatigue is Real

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | January 6, 2021

Zoom fatigue is real. Last week I was talking with a group of biotech CEOs. One of the topics that came up for discussion was if they required people to keep their camera on for Zoom or Webex calls. Many said yes. I disagreed with them. Watch to see what advice I gave this team…

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Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach| It's All About Perspective

It’s All About Perspective

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | December 31, 2020

Recently, I was talking with one of my clients and she asked me an amazing question. We were talking about her relationship with her boss and she asked me, “If you were coaching my boss, what would you advise her to do?” I love this question because what my client was doing was acknowledging that…

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Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach| Are You Paying Attention to the Other Stakeholders?

Are You Paying Attention to the Other Stakeholders?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | December 2, 2020

Have you ever been driving down the freeway and someone cut right in front of you and you thought, “Oh my God, did they even see me? Do they even realize that I’m here?” When we first start to learn to drive, our main focus is on not hitting anybody or anything. But once you…

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Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach| Giving Thanks This Holiday: Reverse Gratitude

Giving Thanks This Holiday: Reverse Gratitude

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | November 23, 2020

For all those thinking about how this holiday is different and all the things that you won’t be able to do, you are not alone. When it comes to gratitude, the usual way is to make a list of all the things we are thankful for, which I imagine for many, has health at the…

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Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach| What Makes You a Bada$$?

What Makes You a Bada$$?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 31, 2020

What makes you a bada$$? As part of an online program I am doing, the challenge was for me to record a video on what makes me a badass. As I was making a list of the things I am most proud of, at first I thought my bada$$ characteristic was persistency, for being able…

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Jo Ilfeld |Attribution Error|Executive Leadership Coach| Are You Making This Fundamental Error?

Are You Making This Fundamental Error?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 15, 2020

People’s values are often very similar. Why is it though that when we breach one of our values we find it so easy to forgive ourselves and find a reason for it yet when one of our colleagues or team members does the same, we attribute it to their personality? Watch to learn about the…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Do you have an agenda?

Do You Have an Agenda?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 29, 2020

Have you ever gotten to a party and thought, “Huh, I don’t think this is what I expected?” This is exactly what happens when we show up at a meeting where there is no agenda. Your challenge this week is to review your meeting schedule. If there is a meeting on there that you don’t…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Take Control of Your Schedule

Take Control of Your Schedule

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 22, 2020

Tell me the truth. Are you annoyed when someone is late for a zoom meeting or are you secretly thrilled that now you get a quiet few minutes to catch up on emails or finish up a project? If you’re like me and feel the latter, then it’s time for you to scratch at least…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Time to Shake Things Up

Time to Shake Things Up

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 15, 2020

How do you like to shake things up in your life? For a lot of us, whether it’s staying home during the pandemic, having no travel plans, we don’t have that excitement that we’re used to. I want you to challenge yourself this week to shake things up. Looking for ideas? Watch the video for…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Too Many Meetings

You Have Too Many Meetings

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 8, 2020

You have too many meetings. It’s the simple truth.  But as a leader, you need to set aside time weekly, if not daily for deep, strategic thought. After all, that’s why you are in the leadership role. Problem: How do you carve out the time for strategic thought when you are in meetings from early…

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