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 Copyright © 2020, Sarah Hathorn, All rights reserved. 800-267-3245, [email protected] This article may be reproduced only in its entirety, including the above bio.
Leaders: See Possibility through a New Lens
23 Jun

Leaders: See Possibility through a New Lens

I’m getting lots of calls and questions from leaders and organizations, regarding how to confront the new challenges of 2020. Uncertainty can make you unsure of yourself and the future. You’ll lose leadership confidence and start making decisions from a place of fear. Instead of inspiring others toward success, you may inadvertently sow the seeds […]

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Do You Exude a Positive Crisis Leadership & Growth Attitude Today?
27 May

Do You Exude a Positive Crisis Leadership & Growth Attitude Today?

Opportunity sometimes appears to you in the guise of seemingly insurmountable problems. But someone must solve them. Those leaders who persevere despite the obstacles emerge as icons, having inspired others by their example in times of crisis. Since the pandemic started I have been busier than ever coaching leaders who want to grab their once-in-a-lifetime […]

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Top Leaders: Revolutionize Virtual Meetings for Inspired Productivity
08 Apr

Top Leaders: Revolutionize Virtual Meetings for Inspired Productivity

Many companies I work with are scrambling to figure out how to have effective and productive virtual meetings. They see it as a “plan B” contingency and temporary fix. But I view the implementation of new virtual meeting options differently, which is why I was an early adopter of the technology in my own businesses, […]

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Do you utilize these strategies for leadership feedback impact?
08 Mar

Do you utilize these strategies for leadership feedback impact?

As a leader, you are often called on to have a difficult conversation with a member of your team. Sometimes you have to provide a performance review, or you have to point out ways that they are not doing their part. You may need to ask them to change a behavior, or show a greater […]

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Do You Follow These Contrarian Tips for Leadership Focus?
21 Jan

Do You Follow These Contrarian Tips for Leadership Focus?

Here’s a leadership insight that seems to run contrary to much of conventional wisdom. In today’s lightening fast business environment, be wary of speed. When haste makes waste it doesn’t win the race. That’s why I’m advising all of my executive coaching clients to slow down to the speed of predictable success. Otherwise you may […]

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Leaders’ New Year Career Boosting Supercharge!
17 Dec

Leaders’ New Year Career Boosting Supercharge!

A month from now everyone will affirm their New Year’s resolutions. Soon 90% will abandon them and feel discouraged and stagnant. But not you. I’m going to reveal how you can prepare for a well-deserved and predictable promotion®. Instead of starting with unrealistic goals and unachievable expectations, I want you to ground yourself in the […]

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Build a Super Strong Leadership Brand to Invite New Opportunities
05 Nov

Build a Super Strong Leadership Brand to Invite New Opportunities

Over the last few months I’ve been helping one of my corporate coaching clients plan the next strategic step for career advancement. When we began working together, she did not know what to expect. But she was clear-eyed about her determination to elevate her leadership status and start building a more powerful and lasting leadership […]

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Are You Following These Tips to Boost Leadership & Productivity DNA?
17 Sep

Are You Following These Tips to Boost Leadership & Productivity DNA?

Businesses and entrepreneurs spend increasing amounts of time, money, and effort to raise the levels of their productivity. Those that are smart and strategic also invest in the same way to enhance their leadership capability. That’s how you make yourself more sustainably competitive and profitable, and how you attract the best clients, vendors, employees, and […]

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You Need to Utilize a Proven New Business DNA Strategy
23 Jul

You Need to Utilize a Proven New Business DNA Strategy

A significant part of my work lately is to illuminate the corners of businesses both large and small, to assess their DNA. Where are the areas of untapped strength, and what are the camouflaged vulnerabilities? There is a common human element supporting or undermining every area of an organization. Focus on enhancing the culture in […]

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Experience Tiger Woods Level Renewed Leadership
21 May

Experience Tiger Woods Level Renewed Leadership

If you’ve been in organizational leadership long enough to climb the ranks of greater responsibility and pressure, you’ve also known difficult transitions. You’ve likely endured career-threatening setbacks, and maybe even disastrous leadership mistakes or failures. But I can tell you this from my personal experience, as well as that of the 100s of Fortune 500 […]

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