Emotionally strong leaders don’t let negative people rent valuable space in their minds. I would say they also do take the time to reflect on any difficult feedback to see if there’s a kernel of truth there that may help them be even better leaders. That takes strength!

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Gwen Voelpel

Gwen Voelpel has 20 years of experience in coaching and mentoring leaders at all levels of organizations. She has an undergraduate degree in communications, a graduate degree in public administration, and has served as an executive leader in several organizations. Gwen is an accredited Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team and Everything DiSC Workplace Facilitator and a Certified Master in Training for The Leadership Challenge.