Strata Leadership Blog

Real Stories for Real Journeys

Great leaders know that long-term success is not just a matter of knowledge and skills. It takes character to overcome the traditional problems businesses face and create a positive, engaging, and productive workplace culture.

 

Real Stories for Real Journeys will guide you through your leadership journey with insightful tips, tricks, and thought-provoking questions, helping you become the leader you are meant to be.

Presence of Humility

Presence of Humility

by At Strata Leadership we offer various training topics to organizations looking to develop their leaders and sustain a healthy organizational culture. Within this offering, there are training titles such as “Communication & Listening...

Positivity, When You Need it Most

Positivity, When You Need it Most

In life, you can either be an energy-giver or an energy-drainer. Being a positive person can be challenging when bad things are happening. It is important to remember, though, that a positive attitude goes a long way toward encouraging others. When you encourage...

Leading with Character: Mental Flexibility

Leading with Character: Mental Flexibility

While physical flexibility is important, it is equally important to be mentally flexible. This can be especially true at work. New ideas, new opportunities, and a new direction can all grow when flexibility is part of the culture of your organization. Dr. Nathan...

Knowing When to Say No

Knowing When to Say No

by In some ways it is ironic that some of the best people I know struggle with dependability. The reason I consider it ironic is that they struggle with being dependable is because they are often overwhelmed by the amount of work given to...

Feeling Stressed?

Feeling Stressed?

by According to the American Psychological Association (apa.org), there are three primary types of stress. They include: 1) Acute, 2) Episodic Acute and 3) Chronic Stress. In the minds of many, the concept of being able to “withstand stress...

Changing Perspective

Changing Perspective

by Recently, I was asked by a good friend to speak at an engagement he was hosting in Washington DC. I was honored to be a part of the program, but doing so was going to be challenging because I was already scheduled to work with a company...

Oklahoma is OK

Oklahoma is OK

by Strata’s corporate office is located in Oklahoma City. One of the things which Oklahoma is becoming increasingly known for is the number of entrepreneurs and other notable people who have called Oklahoma home. Before moving here, I did...

How Can I Forgive?

How Can I Forgive?

Although there are many compelling reasons to forgive others, the reality is that most people, even when they grasp the intellectual rationale for doing so, struggle to forgive consistently. Forgiving others, especially when the person we feel has wronged us has not...