Put Me in Coach!

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!”

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?

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

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?

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?

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

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...
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....