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Heather McGonigal

Picture of Heather McGonigal

Heather McGonigal

ACE Teamwork Model - Alignment, Conscious Agreement, Effective Action | Leading Edge Teams

Six Steps To Take Your Delegation Skills To The Next Level

March 8, 2024

You can’t do it all, so delegate! Sounds simple enough, but answer this question: Do you fall into the trap of delegating tasks without defining what successful completion looks like? Delegating tasks alone is self-limiting. Without giving complete details about the outcome you’re going for, as the delegator, you don’t get the benefit of teammates' […]

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Priority Management: Make Intentional Choices About How You Use Your Time

November 13, 2023

The most valuable resource is you.   Inside every business the human resources are the most important, and by their very nature limited. No matter how brilliant you are or how well you systematize and organize your efforts, you must rest and recoup for part of the day to be able to contribute your gifts […]

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Adapt and Flex to Achieve Your Goals: The A to V Business Model

September 25, 2023

https://vimeo.com/854486773?share=copy In today's fast-paced business landscape, change is the new normal. Technological advancements (hello, AI 😉 and external market shifts are propelling us forward at unprecedented speeds. To not only survive but thrive in this dynamic environment, mastering adaptability and strategic thinking is no longer optional; it's essential. At Leading Edge Teams, we recognize the […]

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Relationship Repair: The Key to a High-Performing Team

July 26, 2023

As a business owner, you know that having good systems, processes, and goals is important. But did you know that the happiness and well-being of your employees are as critical to your success? Do not underestimate the value of mastering your relationship repair skills. According to a Gallup study, companies with high employee engagement have […]

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Business Is Complex—Listen For Nuances To Improve Your Leadership Reputation

January 20, 2023

As I learned from my CEO and business mentor, Annie Hyman Pratt, when a situation is easy, it is easy to show up well.  It’s how you show up in the hardest moments that determines your leadership reputation. Business is Complex In over half a decade working within entrepreneurial businesses, the one thing I have […]

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Are You In The Stands Or In The Game?

November 7, 2022

You’ve just walked into an arena to watch a big game.  You’re excited—you grab a beer (or whatever your drink of choice is) and your favorite stadium snacks. You head to your seat and settle in, ready to be entertained. Then, a couple of players on the team you’re rooting for start missing passes. They […]

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Make Good Agreements with Yourself

September 23, 2022

Why is it important to make good agreements with yourself in today's business climate? The Opportunity There has been a lot of talk lately about the concept of “Quiet Quitting” and depending on which side of this debate you land, you may either relate completely or you may think that anyone who is “quietly quitting” […]

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No Humans Are Perfect

August 8, 2022

As humans, we’d like to believe that someone has everything figured out better than we do, because we know the all too frequent moments that are crystal clear: we do not have it all figured out. No humans are perfect!  We are All Human I’ve had my share of teachers and mentors through all stages […]

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Self-Care Is Non-Negotiable

June 23, 2022

Sometimes we don’t realize how much something in our work life has impacted us until we are burned out. I know there’s a lot of talk out there about the importance of self-care, so much so that it may begin to sound like the next fad or buzz-worthy topic. From experience, I can assure you […]

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How to Be a Better Leader in a Changing World

April 4, 2022

As we continue to navigate our world and what it means to be a whole human during these times, what is becoming more apparent to larger groups of people is that many of our old systems and ways of doing business (and much of life) are no longer applicable to who we want to be […]

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Vulnerability Is Key to Connection And Success

January 5, 2022

Before I began my studies at University of Santa Monica (USM) for Spiritual Psychology and discovered that vulnerability is key to connections, I was an actress—a somewhat struggling one, just as many actors and actresses are. To support myself, I was a waitress most of the time I was pursuing a career in LA and […]

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Getting Myself Back into Self-Leadership

December 7, 2021

Here at Leading Edge Teams (LET), like Annie and the rest of our team, I spend a lot of time teaching entrepreneurs and teams strategies that help them to make decisions that will provide the best outcomes and drive their business success. We talk a lot about Self-Leadership. It’s what I love to do—it’s rewarding […]

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The Power of the Pause

October 31, 2019

Learning to “pause” is an advanced leadership skill that I want you to master! Emotional Reaction gets us into trouble. You probably know this. You are a professional who keeps your big emotional reactions to a minimum. That said, it is not only those epic reactions that get us into trouble. There are also stealth […]

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