- Devika Das
FORBES COACHES COUNCIL POST:14 Daily Habits That Every Business Leader Should Adopt
Successful people often follow a daily routine to help them maintain their own health and well-being while staying focused on what they want to achieve. When it comes to leadership, incorporating behaviors and practices into your everyday life that inspire you and keep you centered on what matters most can also help you become a more effective leader.
As experienced coaching professionals, the members of Forbes Coaches Council assist their clients in establishing better habits that will help them find success both at work and in their personal lives. We asked them to share some daily habits that every business leader should adopt, and you can read 14 of their best suggestions below.
1. Reflect On Yourself
Every leader should schedule a few minutes out of the blur of activity to be reflective every day. Leaders should have the privilege of knowing themselves without the lens of the sycophantic opinions of those around them. Reflective leaders are self-aware and grounded enough to know how to serve without being everything to everyone. - Devika Das, CORE Executive Presence
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8 HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT ME 1.NICHE AS A COACH: I am a coach and trainer specializing in psychodynamic transformations for leaders-coaching on presence, power, influence & impact. 2. BUSINESS SCHOOL PERSPECTIVE: I am a graduate of INSEAD’s Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change. My research thesis at INSEAD was on the psychodynamic study of Global Executive Presence included developing a coaching tool to enhance sustained and evolving presence in leaders. 3. GLOBAL EXPERIENCE: With twenty-plus years of global experience, I have lived and worked in India, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Indonesia, China, and Hong Kong. Almost 20 years of coaching and training experience, 10 of which were in Mainland China. 4. AUTHOR: Published a book - Reflective Edge Series for senior executives that help leaders enhance self-awareness for impact, influence, presence, and power through self-awareness. The second book of the series should be available in mid-2021. 5.CONTRIBUTING TO INSEAD: I continue my engagement with INSEAD with contributions to their blog and marketing efforts. I am a learning coach for their executive program on gender diversity and inclusion. 6. HAVE A NERDY MEMBERSHIP: A member of the International Society for Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations-This keeps me academically grounded. 7.WRITE: I add insight into LinkedIn and INSEAD Business School blog, contribute to Medium and Thrive Global, and now as a Member of Forbes Coaches Council. 8.HUMAN/MOTHER/WRITER ON A JOURNEY: Love spending time with my daughters, practicing mindfulness, writing, and connecting with people.
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