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
We have a tendency to over complicate things when most of the time the best solution is the simplest one. Just last month, I was woken up by a beeping sound in my kitchen. Half asleep, I wandered downstairs and found that my fancy European refrigerator was flashing and beeping. I pushed all the … [Read more...] about Remember to KISS: 5 Steps to Keep it Super Simple
Yesterday, more than 8,000 Starbucks stores were closed for racial bias training, costing the organization between $12-14 million. And it isn’t going to work! It isn’t going to work because like most organizations, Starbucks made the three most common mistakes when it comes to tackling … [Read more...] about The 3 Reasons Why Starbucks Racial Bias Training Won’t Work