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Simon Sinek: Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Have you ever stopped to wonder what exactly makes a great leader? Sure, they can be calm under pressure. Of course they have an unflappable vision of the future. And when they need to, they can make a tough call. But what is it about them that makes others so willing to be led? Author, ethnographer and all around inspiring guy Simon Sinek ( reveals his theory about leadership in his latest TED talk. I share his passion for people and his curiosity about what makes people thrive. I hope you enjoy this bit of inspiration.

Have you ever had the privilege of working with a great leader? What was it about them that made you perform your best? I would love to hear your experience in the comments below. Let’s ALL learn to lead. Thanks!

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Alexa Fischer

Meet Alexa Fischer

Wishbeads founder Alexa Fischer is an actress, teacher, author, and speaker whose work helps people go after their dreams, build their confidence, and break free from fear. It’s time to ignite your light.


Meet the Magnificent Joyce Aimee

Let me introduce you to Joyce Aimee. To glance at her is to fall in love with the human spirit to create, reinvent, perform, and delight. In her nineties, she decided to take on television after a life in the performing arts - singing in cabarets, running a talent...

Awkward on Camera? How to Overcome Your Habits

Awkward on Camera? How to Overcome Your Habits

Years ago as an actress filming a shampoo commercial, the director yelled, “Cut!” and then he said to me: “Alexa, can you please stop licking your lips?” Embarrassed, I became suddenly super self-conscious of how I hold my mouth on camera. (And all I could think about...

The Benefits of Healthy Boundaries

The Benefits of Healthy Boundaries

Years ago, I worked with a freelancer who set the most perfect ground rules at the beginning of our relationship: Don’t call - instead, email me, I prefer email. If you email after this time, I won’t respond until that time. And we won’t discuss work on the weekends -...

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