So, it’s the end of January. If you made resolutions at the beginning of the month, have they stuck and turned into habits or have they been forgotten, pushed aside by items of a higher priority?
If your resolutions haven’t evolved into actions, don’t feel bad about it.
Yes, a new calendar year is [...]
Accountability is rarely far from my mind when I am coaching leaders. Often times the topic appears as elusive and desirable as the Holy Grail: “If we could just figure out how to hold people accountable, we’d get so much done.”
Accountability is not the solution, yet effective leaders do need to define and [...]
As I bought back to school supplies, had uniforms nice and clean for the first day, and attended back to school night, some thoughts came to mind on how going back to school provides leaders with three tips on renewing their approaches, especially as they return from vacation and get ready for the latter half [...]
Leaders should make themselves vulnerable. Executive coach Leila Bulling Towne shows you how doing so will give employees new reasons to trust you.
I have a lot of bees in my bonnet on a regular basis.
I know this. I am aware that I exert too much energy discussing injustices and then trying to fix them.
Like a bee, I’m digging around. I’m trying to find something: an answer, a reason why, the lesson to learn.
Some recent [...]
Your best employee has suddenly become unhappy and difficult. You don’t want to lose her, but the whole team is suffering. Find out what you can do to turn things around.
Don’t fall into the trap of networking only outside your current company. Learn how to meet your manager’s peers as well as people with different duties in other departments.
Earlier this year, I spoke with Liz Dennery Sanders of SheBrand, about the top leadership themes everyone should have on their radar.
One of the themes refuses to come down from the #1 spot: helping executives avoid losing their top performers.
I remain optimistic (cautious, yes) that things are getting better. I see subtle [...]
One of the last behaviors many of us wish to embrace right now is risk taking. Times are scary. Ambiguity continues to surround us. As numerous people and companies are shying away from new ventures, it’s time for you to be courageous at work (regarding new projects, tasks, and behaviors) in a smart way.