Anese Cavanaugh | Inspiring More Energetic, Productive Teams with Positive Leadership | The Wisdom Series: Part 3

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Anese Cavanaugh | Inspiring More Energetic, Productive Teams with Positive Leadership | The Wisdom Series: Part 3

Anese Cavanaugh

Posted on December 12, 2019

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If you’re ready to take positive leadership to the next level, then absorb every word possible from the amazing Anese Cavanaugh. I’m so happy to have this award-winning Executive Advisor, author, and creator of the IEP Method back for Part Three of her Wisdom Series. 

Today, Anese dives deeper into her newest book, Contagious You, which is undoubtedly one of the best workplace culture and leadership books of the year. 

Listen to her expert advice, including how to build a more energetic team, why learning how to give (and take) feedback is critical to strong leadership, and how to reframe customer interactions so you can make more money, and so much more.

In this episode, you’ll also learn:

  • What contagious leadership is
  • How leaders can inspire their team to become positively contagious
  • Why those with negative energies too often control the room
  • How much money lost productivity costs U.S. companies every year
  • About the power of authenticity and vulnerability within leadership
  • How to show up every day with more positively contagious presence
  • And so much more

Don’t forget that as part of the donothing Wisdom Series, you can listen to the entire podcast above, or listen to each short Nugget of Wisdom pulled directly from the episode.


The Problem with “Empowering” Your People, with Anese Cavanaugh

Anese Cavanaugh has a problem with leaders claiming to “empower” their team. After all, are leaders really the ones who give their people power? Or, should a leader’s goal be to invite others to a place where they can empower themselves?

The Contagious Container Game, with Anese Cavanaugh

Ready to invite your team into a place of intentional energetic presence? Anese explains one of her favorite ways to find out if your team is currently showing up with positive presence, intention, and energy.

Giving Productive Feedback, with Anese Cavanaugh

Even the best leaders struggle when it comes to providing productive feedback for every team member. Anese digs into why intention, energy, and presence is essential when having these conversations.

Feedback Is a Two-Way Conversation, with Anese Cavanaugh

Those in leadership aren’t always right, and this includes when they’re providing feedback to their team members. Listen to Anese’s advice on having the right perspectives and communication methods when it comes to delivering feedback—as well as taking it. 

Creating a Positively Contagious Team, with Anese Cavanaugh

Anese talks about how leaders can align their teams with shared value and purpose. She also discusses why building a foundation based on value and purpose creates a more supportive, confident, and productive workplace.

Putting Service in Customer Service, with Anese Cavanaugh

Learn to change the “Why” when it comes to selling to your products. Listen as Anese explains how shifting your energy and mindset can help anyone connect better with their clientele. 

Bringing Up the Lowest Vibration in the Room, with Anese Cavanaugh

We all know that person who sucks the positive energy out of any room. Even if this negative presence is in the minority, it almost always finds a way to bring down the entire atmosphere. Listen to Anese’s strategies for fighting back against these negative energies so the more positive energies can ultimately win the day!





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