Diane Kubes

Business & Leadership Consultant
Developing Empowered Business & Leadership Skills!

 

 

 

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Leadership Starts with You - Challenge

This self-assessment challenge helps supervisors assess their existing skills and mindset, and offers an introductory framework to build their personal and leadership skills. It is the first step in the leadership development journey. This challenge offers an opportunity for leaders to take a pause and create space for self-analysis and improvement, both of which are key for growth.

Leadership Starts with You - Course

This is the next step in the leadership journey. This course is comprehensive and builds upon the framework introduced within the Challenge. Topics covered include Personal Development, Confidence and Mindset, Emotional Intelligence, Communication, Leadership Dos and Don'ts, Performance Appraisals, Performance Goals, Constructive Feedback, Avoidance of Micro-Management and the value of Empowerment, Professional Presence and Integrity, and So Much MORE!

Leading with Confident Influence

This is a high-touch guided program lasting 6 months that provides personal coaching & guided practice implementing the new skills you are learning, so that when you are interacting with your team members, you can do so with confidence and skill. Skills implementation will vary based on individual needs, and will be tailored to what is requested and needed. In addition, the Leadership Starts with You! Course is included within this mentoring experience.

What People Are Saying

“Because of the interpersonal skills and management strategies I learned directly from Diane, I am able to deal with and positively turn around difficult employee situations.”
AR

“Your presentations are an asset to our company! Comments were made by the audience on how direct, easy to understand & compact your lecture was, with focus on the important parts.  I admire your work.  Thanks for doing a wonderful job!”
TM

“Diane is an outstanding leader as well as a highly skilled negotiator and impressive writer and researcher.  She has inspired colleagues and employees to reach for new levels of excellence.”
MJ

Blog

Complaint: How To Voice A Legitimate Complaint

Complaint: How To Voice A Legitimate Complaint

We've talked last month about choosing contentment over complaints. It was titled, How to Stop Complaining and Why it Will Change Your Life.  It's true that complaining can become a bad habit that's hard to kick, overshadowing all the good things in your life and...

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How to Stop Complaining and Why it Will Change Your Life

How to Stop Complaining and Why it Will Change Your Life

Impact of Complaining *We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.  You  may read my full affiliate disclosure here....

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Gratitude – Liebster Award Nomination

Gratitude – Liebster Award Nomination

Feeling Thankful for Support, Encouragement & Recognition! This article is devoted to encouraging others with a vision or goal to pursue and persevere!  No doubt, life is filled with challenges, and these stressors often derail those inspired moments when we dare...

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7 Tips to Avoid Micro-Managing Your Team

7 Tips to Avoid Micro-Managing Your Team

How many times have you been frustrated and said to yourself, “If I want this done right, I will have to do it myself!” Or, does this sound familiar? “I know they are going to _______” Insert [screw it up, be late, do it wrong, not care, etc.] Red alert, you may be...

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3 Common-Sense Ways to Build Teamwork

3 Common-Sense Ways to Build Teamwork

Teamwork is based on a foundation of respect.  A mutual connection that anchors and drives.  Without this foundation, teamwork flounders. With a reducing workforce, teamwork is critical for the success of businesses.  This workforce shortage is prompted, partially, by...

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