It’s no coincidence that the word ‘change’ fits into the word ‘challenge’. Change is challenging, but it doesn’t have to be stressful or unpredictable. We all face changes in our lives. Whether on a personal level or at work, change is inevitable. By taking a deeper dive into the dynamics of the human change process, […]
Avoid These 7 Common Mistakes Business Owners Make Repeatedly When I was a child, I was curious, always have been. There were times the curiosity got the best of me. Like when Mom kept saying don’t touch the hot stove. All I thought about was the mystery of what would happen. I didn’t know what […]
New managers often struggle with old relationships at work. I was doing a consulting assignment at a large international engineering firm. I was leading a group of first time managers through a Manager’s 101 program (not the name of it, but you get the idea).
Where are we really going? Ok, I probably lost you at the title. I am not ashamed to admit I am a Boomer, but truthfully I often feel like a Millennial trapped in this body. That’s a whole other story, not for this post. But here we go anyway. Over the past couple of weeks, […]
The traditional career path of climbing the ladder in a corporate job may seem like a safe option, but in recent years, more and more people are choosing to take the leap and pursue entrepreneurship. While there are certainly challenges to starting your own business, the rewards can be significant, from being your own boss […]
Do you have one of those hard-to-work-for bad bosses? OK, that’s too kind. Is your boss a jerk? Do you sometimes want to pull your hair out? Or even throw things after a talk with Mr./Mrs. Wonderful? Bad bosses almost always lack emotional intelligence. They play favorites, gossip, and have private agendas not always in […]
After reading an article from Gino Wickman where he reflected on his mentors, I was immediately sent down memory lane looking back on mine. If you’ve followed my blog or paodcast for long, you likely have heard me tell the story of lifelong mentorship. Being raised the only child of a hard working single Mom, […]
Personal growth is an essential aspect of our lives. We all want to be the best versions of ourselves, achieve our goals and lead a fulfilling life. But sometimes, it’s easy to feel lost, overwhelmed or unsure of where to turn for guidance or support. This is where a peer to peer advisory group can […]
Leadership is a crucial element in any organization, but have you heard of the concept of servant leadership? This approach to leadership is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. A servant leader is one who puts the needs of their team members first, prioritizing their growth and development as opposed to their own success. […]
There is a struggle in modern business. As people show up for work, there is a tension between forces that imply we should somehow be perfect in what we achieve, yet we know in our hearts and minds we are imperfect in many ways.