In The Turn

A Blog by Elise Mitchell

Why Do You Lead? 4 Things to Remind Yourself When the Going Gets Tough

Leaders often carry a heavy weight. While leadership has its rewards, the reality of the role can hit you pretty hard […]

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The Authentic Leader’s Toolkit: 5 Ways to Cultivate Greater Authenticity in Your Daily Leadership

Do you know someone at work who comes across as a fake?  One of the worst mistakes you can make […]

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From Unproven to Unprecedented: How to Get Buy-in For Something That’s Never Been Done Before

  Doing something new and different sounds exciting. But it’s almost never easy. In fact, it can be downright lonely […]

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6 Ways to Own the Room and Project Confidence as a Speaker

You look around and see all eyes are on you. Your heart is beating quickly. You’re having trouble catching your […]

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7 Inspiring TED Talks You’ve Probably Never Heard

  Looking for a little inspiration? If you’re like most busy leaders, you’d love something to kick-start your thinking or […]

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Last Crop in Fallsville: A Lesson of Love and Compassion

Like you, I’ve been inspired by the many kindnesses shown to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Neighbor helping neighbor. But […]

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3 Ways You Can Find Opportunity in the Midst of Change

Photo by Raphael Schaller on Unsplash Every leader I talk with these days is leading through some kind of change. […]

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How to Make the Toughest Calls of Leadership [BONUS]

The buck stops here. How true. President Truman knew it. And all great leaders embrace it. We can (and should) […]

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4 Ways to Achieve Greater Work-Life Balance and Become a Happier, Better Leader [BONUS]

One aspect of leadership I am asked about more frequently than almost any other – by both men and women […]

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How to Be a More Agile Leader and Have Greater Success in Uncertain Times

We live in an increasingly disrupted world. Thanks to powerful forces such as technology, analytics, globalization and social media, nothing […]

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5 Ways Hobbies Can Help You Live and Lead at Your Best

What are your hobbies? You can tell a lot about a leader by the way they answer that question. If […]

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How to Go From “I’m Overwhelmed” to “I’ve Got This”

Your car wouldn’t start this morning. You’re behind on finishing the report that’s due tomorrow. Your boss just called an […]

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Mastering the Art of Delegation: Five Steps for Letting Go and Empowering Others

The idea of delegation goes back forever. As communities formed, tasks were delegated based on skills and experiences that would […]

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How Successful Entrepreneurs Navigate The Journey

The journey matters as much as the destination. Well-intentioned people like to drop this pearl of wisdom on entrepreneurs who […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Leading and Living with Purpose

“The journey matters as much as the destination.” Well-intentioned people like to remind those of us who are driven souls […]

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Five Questions for Navigating Through Change

Regardless of how you feel about change, it’s going to happen. Life will always throw you uncertainty and upheaval. The […]

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Are You Powered by Purpose?

Are you living with purpose? I think a lot of us ask this question wondering if what we do really […]

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The Secret to Achieving Early Success – and Appreciating It

Meet my friend Rachel Bell – wife,  mom and successful entrepreneur. She founded her company, Shine, in the UK in […]

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Facing Your Fears: Overcoming What Scares You Most

Photo Credit: Drew Angerer   “Are you fearless?” A reporter once asked me that question. How I wish I could […]

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My Dear Mackenzie, Always Believe You Can — #InternationalWomensDay

Dear Mackenzie: “If you fumble raising your children, nothing else you do in life matters very much.” I happened upon […]

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Stepping Up in Leadership: What You Need to Know to Succeed as Your Career Expands

The night before my first day in my very first leadership position, my stomach was in knots. I tried to […]

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VIDEO: How Smart Risk-Taking Can Drive Your Business Forward

I’m so happy to introduce you to my good friend Kara Trott, CEO, Quantum Health. In my book, Leading Through the […]

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How to Thrive in the Face of Conflict

Few things in life are certain. An old adage narrows down the list to two items: death and taxes. But […]

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Three lessons this entrepreneur can teach you about the power of people-first leadership

Meet John Hall, founder and CEO of an award-winning content marketing agency called Influence & Co. John is also the […]

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Three Essential Steps to Make Your Dreams a Reality

View this blog on Facebook Live here. “I Have a Dream” is one of my favorite Martin Luther King speeches. […]

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Three ways you can lead more effectively in these changing times

May you live in interesting times. I’ve never been sure if that’s a blessing or a curse. But the year […]

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Three Tips for Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick

The beginning of the year is the time most of us set goals for ourselves. It feels great to be […]

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Best Last-Minute Shopping Tip Ever: Give the Gift of Yourself

Hey everyone I have a couple of tips for you today – and I want to start with my best […]

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 5 Things You Can Do to Avoid BurnOut

How are you sleeping these days? Do you find yourself lying awake night after night processing challenges you face at […]

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VIDEO: You’ve Reached Your Destination – What Now? – Claire Bridges, Founder and Chief Spark, Now Go Create

Have you ever worked really hard to accomplish a BIG goal, and then once you got there thought: “Okay, I’m […]

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How motorcycling helped me find the right balance between success and happiness

Motorcycling is truly an out-of-body experience. I first got on the back of a motorcycle 10 years ago while vacationing […]

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My Story…and I’m Pretty Sure It’s Your Story, Too

Welcome!  After months of preparation and lots of help, I’m excited to be launching this new website and blog. I’m glad […]

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