Apr 24, 2023
Bonnie Artman Fox is a Workplace Conflict and Executive Leadership Coach at A Conscious Choice, where she equips leaders with emotional intelligence skills to work through conflicts productively. Her experience as a psychiatric nurse and licensed marriage and family therapist credits her ability to correct abrasive leadership — and was the catalyst for her to transition to corporate training and coaching.
Bonnie is also a best-selling author and accredited Boss Whisperer. Her coaching program, which has an 82% success rate, was designed to coach leaders on how to replace their abrasive behavior with more effective leadership skills. Bonnie’s book, How Did My FAMILY Get In My OFFICE?!, provides a unique perspective on how family upbringing impacts conflict resolution among leaders.
Understanding how you come across to others and how people perceive you is an important aspect of self-awareness. Dysfunctional workplaces are caused by abrasive leaders who are afraid of showing their vulnerability, resulting in emotional damage and disunity amongst teams.
Bonnie Artman Fox, a leadership coach, advises leaders to make the conscious choice to improve their communication style to build better relationships, which creates conducive workplaces and helps in managing conflicts. The most effective leaders are self-aware, have effective communication styles, and leverage the power of emotional intelligence.
In this episode of The Tao of Pizza Podcast, Mark Hiddleson welcomes Bonnie Artman Fox, a Workplace Conflict Expert and Executive Leadership Coach at A Conscious Choice, to talk about how to correct abrasive leadership and improve conflict management styles. Bonnie also shares how your upbringing affects the way you lead, tips for becoming an emotionally intelligent leader, explains the difference between coaching and therapy, and shares success stories from her coaching clients.