Micromanaged

Micromanaged

As we settle into our new remote work mode, I’ve been hearing about team leaders and managers over-managing from clients and others in my professional community. In an apparent effort to “keep in touch”, these managers hover and provide touchpoints far more often than...
Now What?…How Will We Continue To Go On This Way?

Now What?…How Will We Continue To Go On This Way?

A lot has changed since March and as we all settle into our new routines, it’s hard to not think about what the future holds. What comes next is on almost everyone’s mind right now. We have all begun making new ground rules, seeking new methodologies, and setting new...
I NEED MY SPACE! And other new-world issues…

I NEED MY SPACE! And other new-world issues…

Working from home. If we had been given the choice to work from home a year ago, we probably would have jumped at the chance. Now that we MUST work from home, many of us feel isolated and depressed. I offer this to us all…change occurs. Choose being adaptive....
Change is the New Normal

Change is the New Normal

Change is all around us. Everyday. Everyway. It was a few short months ago when we all felt a sense of excitement. “A new year”, we exclaimed! New intentions and resolutions were made to ensure we’d have a successful year and reach the goals we wanted. And, while many...
6 Essential Tips on Reducing Stress During Stressful Times

6 Essential Tips on Reducing Stress During Stressful Times

In times of stress, especially with uncertainty and complexity like we’re experiencing right now, it’s hard to not feel anxious, overwhelmed and to have the desire to ‘hold on’ tighter. What I mean by this is people tend to try to control their environment, to create...
Working from Home for the First Time? Helpful Tips

Working from Home for the First Time? Helpful Tips

It’s a new era for the world of work. Who knew that in 2020, so many people would be reporting to work from home and as a mandate? For those of us who have the luxury of working from home, let’s do our best to be as productive as possible. Below are three tried and...
I Am Resolved …

I Am Resolved …

RESOLVED: an adjective meaning: “firmly determined to do something.” With the year being 2020, it seems only appropriate that we talk about clarity, focus, and vision for your career in this new decade. Your New Year’s resolution for your career may be to obtain a...
Being a Leader Means Having Certain Innate Traits  

Being a Leader Means Having Certain Innate Traits  

Leadership is not about the position you hold in the company or the title on your business card. John Quincy Adams once said, “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are a leader.” If you are someone who has chosen...
Coming Out from Behind the Curtain (aka Sharing My Voice)

Coming Out from Behind the Curtain (aka Sharing My Voice)

Coming out from behind ourselves (aka the curtain) can be a difficult experience.  Take me for example.  I’ve had my business jdh Insights, LLC for a year now. What I’ve learned over the past year is that I’m extremely comfortable meeting and connecting with people in...
Intention vs. Accident

Intention vs. Accident

“What you do with intention, you get what you want.  What you do on accident you, get what you get.” I love this statement.   I’m not sure where I first heard it or if I made it up.  Regardless, over the past few years, it’s become a recurring part of the conversation...