What Can Get in the Way of Employee Performance May Surprise You

Set Clear and Specific Expectations   Meeting key business expectations is tied directly to employee performance. When employees aren’t performing, it’s up to the leader to diagnose why performance expectations aren’t being met. Oftentimes, the leader immediately...

Both Sides of the Story

… the remote working situation   If ever there was a time when employees and employers need to understand each other it’s now. The battle for whether workers will –- or even want to -– return to the office makes this an essential time to sit down together and...

Everything I Need to Know About Business, My Momma Taught Me

In honor of moms (and dads) out there I try not to get too personal in these blogs, but in honor of the upcoming Mother’s/Father’s Day, I felt I had to write this. All of the role models in my life have exhibited critical skills in an unwavering commitment to who they...

Put Me in Coach!

You want to be a contributor but you’re new to the team. You know you need to prove yourself; you need to work your way up slowly. Becoming a member of any new team can be daunting, especially if you will be onboarding into your new job virtually. Demonstrating your...

Doomscrolling…How to “Just Say No!”

We are coming off a year where there were all types of new and different words brought to our everyday lives: COVID. Pandemic. Social Distancing. Zoom. Just to name a few. One catchy and recent favorite is DOOMSCROLLING ( AKA doom surfing ). Doomscrolling is described...

What ARE You Waiting For?

It’s a fact that 2020 was a year filled with unbelievable levels of unpredictability. If you are hesitant to set business goals for the new year, you are not alone. When I recently asked clients what their business plans were for 2021, the majority were waiting until...

Looking Behind to Get Ahead

This has been quite a year, hasn’t it? Between the pandemic and all that been created because of it, the social unrest and political challenges in the U.S., and other global impacts of uncertainty, so many are ready to put 2020 behind them. December is usually the...

How Flexible are You?

…I’m grateful that we have learned to bend and not break during this year! I am not talking about how much flexibility through exercise you have gained since the world shut down with COVID…I’m thinking about your home, work, and overall life flexibility. Especially...

What Do You Hear?

Reacting to criticism in relation to being resilient. I read a recent Forbes article about Ruth Bader Ginsburg and there is a question she was frequently asked. When asked for career (and relationship) advice she said, “It helps to be a little deaf”.  She went on to...

Enhanced Leadership = Extraordinary Employee Experiences

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” This relates strongly to the correlation between good leaders and happy employees. The relationship between your leaders and their team is particularly important. Why? Because happy...