In the 5 Steps to Real Leadership, planning plays in an important role for the development of leaders and their followers. Plans guide us through detailed steps and processes to assure we are taking the necessary actions to achieve our goals. And some of us are more proficient at planning than … [Read more...] about To Plan or Not to Plan
Having a strong support system is an essential tool for success! Too often we take for granted that our friends and families are going to be there for us. When you are making changes in your life for the better, you may find that some of the people in your circle don’t really have your … [Read more...] about Got crabs? Fine tuning your support system
Making mistakes is an essential part of humanity, and there is always something to learn from them. But I HATE making mistakes. Let's face it, for those us who self-identify as "overachievers" or "perfectionists", we are hit hard when we mess up. It is one thing to know that everyone makes mistakes, … [Read more...] about To Error is Human…but!
One of the largest generation gaps I find today is in the definition of effort and shortcuts. If those words do not have the same meaning for you and those with whom you work or work for, it can be the cause of misunderstanding and conflict, some more severe as you’ll soon discover as you read on. … [Read more...] about Effort and Shortcuts: What’s the difference?
Just come back from studying abroad? This can be an exciting time with unexpected ups and downs. Immediately, you find joy from the comforts of home and the things you missed so much while you were gone. Yet, overtime that excitement and joy can be replaced with disappointment and frustration. Maybe … [Read more...] about Study Abroad Hangover: Re-adjusting to life back home.
Do love your job, but hate your boss? You've found a great job, it pays well and is something you can get excited about, the only problem is... your boss sucks. I’ve had my share of crappy bosses and it never ceases to amaze me how often the wrong person becomes “the boss”. How does this happen? … [Read more...] about My boss sucks! 4 Rules to improving life at work
No More Drama: Real life problem solving was the name of workshop I gave this week to a group of young Gen Y women (16-18). These young women are part of a life skills program and the workshop objective was to explore conflict and problem solving. The workshop kicked off by asking for a definition … [Read more...] about No More Drama!