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.
Do You Exude a Confident Executive Presence?
28 Nov 2017

Do You Exude a Confident Executive Presence?

Today, as organizations build talent for the future via the organizational talent pipeline, they need to ensure the development of executive presence. Why? Because as people move into higher-level positions as senior execs, they become the face of your organization. They shape your corporate DNA. They are also under extreme pressure like they’ve never before […]

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Is Your Organization Weinstein-Proof?
07 Nov 2017

Is Your Organization Weinstein-Proof?

A few weeks ago Hollywood was rocked by revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s serial sexual misconduct…including alleged rape. The powerful Weinstein Group saw its brand value and legendary reputation plummet overnight. Now the list of people accused across multiple industries is growing day by day. The Wall Street Journal just reported that Fidelity Investments, one of […]

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Engage Employees to Dramatically Boost Performance, Productivity, and Profits
24 Oct 2017

Engage Employees to Dramatically Boost Performance, Productivity, and Profits

Employee engagement has weakened dramatically, and a Gallup survey found that two-thirds of the workforce is inadequately engaged. That startling lack of engagement costs businesses in the U.S. between five and six billion dollars a year in lost productivity. So what’s the solution? The word “engage” can be traced back in history to a French […]

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Use These Proven Strategic Leadership Mindset Tips
10 Oct 2017

Use These Proven Strategic Leadership Mindset Tips

Do you have the background and experience, but still lack the confidence to lead? Do you keep comparing yourself to others or trying to imitate them, because you doubt your own abilities? You may want to reach your ultimate potential, but you’re scared that you’ll risk failure. Trust me, if these thoughts cross your mind […]

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Leadership Tips to Profitably Influence Stakeholders
26 Sep 2017

Leadership Tips to Profitably Influence Stakeholders

Do you and your executive leaders know how to consistently influence key stakeholders with convincing, persuasive impact? Recently, leading organizations have called me to ask for help in this specific area. They realize how critical it is for them to  improve their stakeholder management. Doing so strengthens your corporate DNA and can have a significantly […]

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Leadership Tips: Agree to Disagree
12 Sep 2017

Leadership Tips: Agree to Disagree

Disagreements between family members, colleagues, teammates, and even senior executives are only human. But the way many disagreements unfold is unpleasant and unproductive. That’s why many people shy away from really speaking up when they should. Disagreements are oftentimes healthy and informative, and discussing an issue from differing perspectives can strengthen our bonds of inclusive […]

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Exert Visionary Communication Leadership
22 Aug 2017

Exert Visionary Communication Leadership

It’s not the deck of dozens of catchy PowerPoint slides that makes you more qualified than the next person…it’s your original thought leadership. Whether it’s to an audience of one or one thousand people, you are expected to consistently engage and inspire, while you predictably persuade people to say “yes.” That’s when you know your […]

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Key Leadership Strategies to Deploy Upon Promotion
08 Aug 2017

Key Leadership Strategies to Deploy Upon Promotion

I’m sure you have observed how, at times, someone succeeds at winning a promotion, but then struggles in that position and fails to lead with influence. The strategies that worked in their former position aren’t effective, or the team dynamics lack synergy. They may hunker down in their office, unable to shoulder the new responsibility, […]

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Strategic Leadership Lessons from Beyond
25 Jul 2017

Strategic Leadership Lessons from Beyond

Last fall I was offered a wonderful opportunity to provide leadership training in Tokyo. But I also decided to take some time off and spend three glorious weeks touring Japan. Here are a few leadership insights gathered along my journey through this ancient, tranquil land. Japan has so much to teach and share, including keen […]

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4 Secrets Every Leader Needs to Influence their Boss When Communicating Up
11 Jul 2017

4 Secrets Every Leader Needs to Influence their Boss When Communicating Up

I have never believed that you need a title or position of authority to manage and influence your boss. You just need to be a thought leader who can be trusted. Great leaders don’t want “yes” people. They want confidential advisors and insightful partners who will help them to think differently and challenge, not reinforce, […]

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