It has been a challenging time. We are all adjusting to a new normal, developing new skills and strategies for engaging online socially and professionally. This week and next, I will share some of my favorite tools and good practices for both. I’ve been working from home for almost 15 … [Read more...] about How to Work from Home
Are you taken seriously? One of the biggest challenges young leaders share with me is the struggle to be taken seriously. Knowing how to establish your credibility with your team, especially when they are older, has proven to an uphill battle. Do any of these sound familiar? You share … [Read more...] about 3 Steps to Inspire Trust, Respect, and Confidence
Imagine your ideal remote team! My ideal team is consistent, engaged, creative, and PRODUCTIVE! I thrive on remote teams, but time and time again people tell me they struggle. And not just older folks (after all, I’m one of those), but people of all ages, even your generation find working … [Read more...] about Can You Imagine? A shared vision
Bonnie came into my life when I was just 15 years old, and Debbie when I was almost 30. On the surface, these two women are seemingly quite different; Bonnie is a soft spoken free spirit, who is compassionate and open. Debbie is a firecracker; she is driven and passionate, and swears like a … [Read more...] about What is Mutual Mentoring? And it’s benefits?
I have an idea! I have had so many ideas. Ideas for innovation. Ideas for change. And I think most of them were pretty darn good. But not everybody has liked my ideas. Sound familiar? Getting buy-in for new ideas, change, and innovation can be tough. When people aren’t interested, you are … [Read more...] about How to Create a Shared Vision
I’ve never been more embarrassed then the first time I asked for a raise. I walked into that meeting 100% confident that my skills, contributions, hard work and dedication were worth more money. And I left that room with a lot more shame and humility. Not only did I get an emphatic “NO”, but … [Read more...] about How to Craft Your Leadership Identity