How to Know If You’re Ready to Lead

Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better. —Bill Bradley The pinnacle of a person’s career is a leadership role, right? Well . . . not necessarily.   Many […]

How to Get More Done Before the End of the Year

We all aspire to be productive-yet most of us struggle to reach that goal. Now that we’re moving into the back half of 2023 (wait-July […]


Running Effective Meetings, Part 2

  Meetings get a bad rap, and deservedly so-most are disorganized and distracted. But they can be a critical tool for getting your team on […]


How to Run Effective Meetings, Part 1

Has anyone ever said, “I wish I could go to more meetings today”?  -Matt Mullenweg If you do an Internet search for “this meeting should […]


Giving Difficult Feedback

We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.  —Bill Gates   Effective leaders know the value of surrounding themselves with […]


Building Your Self-Confidence

Throughout my professional life, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a lot of great people. People that I’ve learned from and grown professionally. Some […]


The How, When and Why of Giving Feedback to Your Boss

Ultimately, feedback is intended to help someone be better at doing their job which means that giving feedback to your boss should be easy, right? […]


How to Get More Feedback from Your Boss

Good leaders recognize that through feedback they can shape project outcomes and perhaps more importantly, their direct reports’ careers. When done right, feedback is helpful […]


Reinvention: Finding the New You

It is not too late to take another path. -David Suzuki Let me start with this very important declaration:    You do not have to […]

Wipe the Slate Clean for 2022—Here Comes 2023!

Wipe the Slate Clean for 2022—Here Comes 2023!

Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress. —Charles Kettering I love using hard-copy […]


Overcoming the Year-End Madness Without Losing Your Mind (or Your Health)

In the spirit of the season, I offer you this gift: Twelve tips for overcoming the year-end madness!   In the run-up to the end of the […]


What To Do If You Hate Your Job

I recently celebrated a big milestone in my life. This one was right up there with getting my driver’s license when I turned 16 (and […]

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