It must have been third grade when my entire class got tickets to go to the circus. I was SO excited! And it did not disappoint. We ate popcorn, rode on an elephant, and watched human beings fly through the air. I was amazed as I watched the trapeze artists swing from bar to bar, and I wondered … [Read more...] about Learn to Soar in Transition
The long awaited penultimate season of HBO’s Game of Thrones has begun, and women have take center stage. This season is a showcase of amazingly badass women who have risen and are playing the ‘Game of Thrones’. Each has her own story, personality, crosses to bear, and approach to … [Read more...] about Key Leadership Lessons from the Game of Thrones Badass Women
Not having the impact you want to have as a leader? Don’t worry, you are part of a very large (and common) club of leaders who have great intentions, but struggle to get it right from the start. I know, every time I sit down to coach or train a new client, they share the same stories…“my team … [Read more...] about Top 5 Mistakes Potentially Effective Leaders Make
How's your mentoring game? Earlier this month, I was one of the selected mentors for my local Business Journals #MentoringMonday event and Women’s Summit. As always, I relish every opportunity to mentor professionals who are looking to develop professionally. It was set up like a “speed … [Read more...] about Time to Mentor Up
Do you know your purpose? To be great, your life and leadership require purpose. It is that simple. Without purpose both life and leadership are messy and dissatisfying. So why is it that so many of you are going through life without knowing your purpose? More than likely, it is because no one … [Read more...] about Live and Lead with Purpose: 4 Questions you need to ask yourself
Simon Sinek didn’t get it all right! Over the holidays, a video of Leadership Expert and Author Simon Sinek speaking about Millennials in the workplace went viral. One version included the title "This is Exacty What is Wrong with This Generation". Because of my work with Millennial leaders and … [Read more...] about Nothing is Wrong with Millennials
One of the biggest Disney songs of all time and the most annoying phrase to hear from someone when you’re frustrated is: Let it Go! But seriously, it’s the best advice leaders can get when it is time to move on and move forward. Just recently, I was speaking with a couple of tech start-up … [Read more...] about Let Go and Lead
They quit! Two members of my planning committee just quit! In the same week! And both responsible for the same tasks. There was now a gaping hole on my team. And I had two options: PANIC!!! Or Reflect. Evaluate. Act. You know what I did? I opted for Option #2. When people … [Read more...] about They Quit! Now What?