Living abroad, far from friends and family, I’ve learned how to use a variety of social apps to stay connected, engage, and have fun in virtual spaces. And I’ve been able to use them to connect with friends, both local and far away, while self-isolating and social distancing. Here are my Top 5 … [Read more...] about Favorite Social Apps
Favorite Online Business Tools
It happened in 2011! That’s when I made the commitment to do more work virtually so I could spend less time on the road and more time at home. It was much easier than I thought this was, and rest assured, I have zero natural “tech” talent. But I found with the right tools and training that I was far … [Read more...] about Favorite Online Business Tools
How to Work from Home
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
5 Leadership Lessons Learned Abroad
The end of the year is one of my favorite times of year, because it is a time to reflect on the past and plan for the future. At the end of every year, I set both personal and professional goals, not resolutions. What’s the difference? Resolutions are about starting or stopping a new task or … [Read more...] about 5 Leadership Lessons Learned Abroad
3 Steps to Inspire Trust, Respect, and Confidence
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
Can You Imagine? A shared vision
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
What is Mutual Mentoring? And it’s benefits?
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?