Author Archives: Sarah Hathorn

About Sarah Hathorn

Sarah Hathorn, CEO of Hathorn Consulting Group, is the go-to-expert in working with leaders and companies to create successful corporate DNA. As an executive coach, consultant and speaker she collaborates globally with clients and brands such as Kimberly-Clark, Sherwin-Williams, Home Depot and other leading organizations. Sign up today to get my newsletter, Corporate DNA for leadership articles on how to maximize your talent pipeline, develop & enhance leadership capabilities, inspire and influence to communicate top results and much more, visit www.hathornconsultlinggroup.com © 2017, Sarah Hathorn, All rights reserved. 800-267-3245, info@hathornconsultinggroup.com This article may be reproduced only in it’s entirety, including the above bio.
4 Tips to Instantly Boost Leadership Attitude
13 Jun

4 Tips to Instantly Boost Leadership Attitude

The great leaders I’ve admired, known, or coached all practice four mindset techniques every day, until the are second nature and part of their executive DNA. I use the acronym MIND to help you remember these strategies so you, too, can implement them and benefit from them.   #1 MONITOR Effective leaders constantly monitor their […]

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Do Successful Top Executives Actually Need a Leadership Coach?
30 May

Do Successful Top Executives Actually Need a Leadership Coach?

1. You Need a Confidential/Unbiased Leadership Partner I find that oftentimes people who work with internal coaches and mentors gain some skills, but the perspective is slanted back toward the organizational culture’s stagnant status quo. If the internal DNA is not healthy, you only make it worse by reinforcing the same limited vision that created […]

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Top Rules to Reach Greater Leadership Success
09 May

Top Rules to Reach Greater Leadership Success

I like working with really successful leaders because they are driven to push themselves to greater career heights. Each has a unique definition of what success looks like to them. But typically they want more influence and responsibility, more lucrative compensation, or a greater sense of accomplishment while establishing a living legacy. They want to […]

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Companies Squander Valuable Leadership Talent
25 Apr

Companies Squander Valuable Leadership Talent

If you aren’t willing to invest where you have the greatest potential for robust ROI, namely in your human capital, it’s like raising a child with tons of potential and fantastic DNA, and then not sending them to school. The money saved on textbooks and tuition may have sounded like a good idea at the […]

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Do You Deploy These Leadership Solutions to Today’s Business Challenges
04 Apr

Do You Deploy These Leadership Solutions to Today’s Business Challenges

The defining moment when the best leaders step forward is when business conditions are extremely challenging. It takes an effective, creative leader to look at their business initiatives with an entirely different lens and inspire others to adopt their new vision. One of my areas of expertise – due to years of leadership experience under […]

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Was Your Last Leadership Promotion Actually Your Final Career Opportunity
21 Mar

Was Your Last Leadership Promotion Actually Your Final Career Opportunity

The higher you rise in the ranks, the faster life comes at you…and the quicker it can pass you by. I have seen lots of leaders who awaited their big promotion for years. Then they got it, sure they were in the fast lane to bigger and better responsibilities. But before they had even taken […]

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Dramatically Boost Executive Leadership Presence
14 Mar

Dramatically Boost Executive Leadership Presence

All leaders want to improve their executive presence skills…and that is what their companies want, too. From my experience, speaking almost daily to senior decision makers, I know that boosting your executive presence can completely overhaul your career…and open doors for you all the way to the top. Executive presence, when it is genuine, makes […]

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Boost Employee Engagement & Productivity
07 Mar

Boost Employee Engagement & Productivity

Senior leadership may believe they have communicated the company vision, mission statement, and values to the entire organization because they have spoken about those things many times. But telling is one thing. Inspiring and involving is an altogether different task. To develop healthy, strong strands of DNA everyone in your workforce needs to be actively […]

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Do You Know These Secrets to High-Performance Teams?
28 Feb

Do You Know These Secrets to High-Performance Teams?

When I worked as a senior level executive for Macy’s – when it was a Fortune 100 – it was critical that I quickly learn how to build and create high performance teams. You cannot afford to micro-manage when your responsibility is to achieve the company’s overall initiatives with a coherent vision that motivates everyone […]

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Leadership Presence Keys to Supercharge Your Career
23 Feb

Leadership Presence Keys to Supercharge Your Career

I have spent my entire career coaching, consulting, and speaking in order to enhance the value of leaders through intentional cultivation of their executive presence. Even before “EP” became a buzzword, I had helped hundreds of leaders leverage it for greater success. But many consultants focus only one or two elements of executive presence, which […]

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